The person in this position is a key member of the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, having the opportunity to assist with planning, implementation, coordination, and continuous improvement of assessment activities across the University. The individual hired for this position will train and support academic and administrative units in their own assessment to achieve critical outcomes in support of the University’s goals.
With an understanding of best practices in higher education assessment, the person in this position is responsible for implementing and managing assessment processes related to general education, the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), and distance education. This person also serves as a consultant to faculty and staff in support of assessment or specialized accreditation requirements and to administrative units in the development of their continuous improvement plans. A major activity of this position is to develop technical solutions to maintain efficiency of assessment processes, including providing guidance on TaskStream assessment software, development of reports and dashboards using appropriate assessment and institutional data, and development and training of faculty in the use of surveys, rubrics, and other measurement tools.