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Assistant Director for Assessment

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Assistant Director for Assessment

Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Role Title: Professional Faculty

Posting Number: AP0180181

About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT-serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Director for Assessment is a member of the office of Assessment and Professional Development. The Assistant Director reports to the Senior Director of Assessment and Professional Development. Our team works with all 24 departments and units within Student Affairs. Our division-wide learning goals, the Aspirations for Student Learning, drive our work with Student Affairs departments in the development of goals and student learning outcomes. We also provide leadership to units in developing administrative outcomes to measure effectiveness. We consult with colleagues on how to best measure these outcomes and make data-informed decisions. We also support departments in strategic planning and program review process. We assist with university accreditation, and provide leadership to several efforts to help our colleagues better understand the student experience here at Virginia Tech. The assistant director will focus on assessment education and consultation, administration of assessment processes, and lead data collection and analysis.

Required Qualifications:

* Master's degree in higher education/student affairs, educational research, or related field.

* Previous years of experience working in a higher education setting.

* Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation; planning, data collection, reporting.

* Experience with quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.

* Experience in curriculum development for educational programs.

* Experience with event planning and management.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of faculty, student affairs professionals, and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

* PH.D. in higher education/student affairs, educational research.

* Experience with Campus Labs platforms.

* Experience in coordination and collaboration with internal and external partners in assessment matters.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check

Must have a conviction check: Yes

To Apply: For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to and search for Posting # AP0180181. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application.

Review of applications will begin on 6/19/2018 on and continue until the position is filled.

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify Meghan Weyrens Kuhn by the review date.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty

Appointment Type: Regular

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Percent Employment: Full-time

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Blacksburg

Location Zip Code: 24061

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Virginia Tech -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute 
Location: BlacksburgVA 24061
Document ID: AC231-58L3  
Ad Number: 25865168
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  DiverseJobs
Published on: 2018-07-1007/10/2018
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