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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
—Masters Degree in higher education, public administration, social science, statistics or related field of study —Experience with assessment/program evaluation/institutional effectiveness —Knowledge of the process and practice of learning outcomes assessment in higher education —Expertise with qualitative and quantitative methods of research and analysis —Proficient in a statistical analysis application like SPSS or SAS —Excellent communication and presentation skills —Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, staff and administrators
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
—Promote a culture of evidence-based decision making —Consult with academic departments and programs on their student learning outcomes and their annual assessment efforts —Consult with administrative and educational support units regarding their annual assessment efforts —Help maintain the calendar for and advise units involved with periodic comprehensive review —Work closely with the Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness and the University Academic Assessment Council in developing and regularly reviewing guidelines for institutional effectiveness —Maintain the University's software for accreditation reports, periodic comprehensive reviews, and assessment plans and reports —Assist with institutional-level survey administration and data analysis as needed —Update the Institutional Effectiveness section of the Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning website —Other duties as assigned by Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness
—Doctorate degree and quantitative research background —Relevant experience in a higher education institution with experience related to assessment/institutional effectiveness —Experience with Xitracs or another assessment and accreditation system
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 00-5 00 pm
Department: Institutional Research & Planning - 210000
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow h...olistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.