Reporting to the Associate Provost for Accreditation and Assessment, the Project Manager, Assessment, Accreditation, and Faculty Development Initiatives manages the College’s efforts to assess student learning and development. This position also plays a key role in maintaining the College’s accreditation, through the preparation of accreditation materials for review. In addition, this position will also work closely with the Associate Provost for Faculty Development to support the research, teaching, and development agenda for faculty members.
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage the implementation of a range of assessment approaches at the College to examine student learning and development and participate in the analysis and reporting of these efforts.
Serve as part of a team in preparation for the College’s upcoming comprehensive accreditation.
Manage files, databases, and other resources related to the College’s assessment and accreditation efforts and compliance reporting.
Assist in the development and implementation of a range of faculty development programming, (on-demand and direct instruction) covering scholarly and creative endeavor, teaching and service/administration.
Manage writing projects and both internal and external communication regarding faculty development research and programming conducted at the college.
Assist in the development and curation of a pointed and robust collection of online/on-demand faculty development resources.
Assist in the creation of open-access learning modules.
Collaborate with faculty and programs in order to support program and class-specific curricular needs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have an earned Master’s Degree and have taught at the post-secondary level.
In addition, the successful candidate will possess:
Strong written communication and presentation skills.
The ability to analyze and explain quantitative and qualitative data.
Strong project management skills.
A foundational understanding of academic research methodologies and publication processes.
Experience and familiarity with a range of digital tools and applications relevant to teaching and learning in the 21st century (i.e. LMS systems, Adobe Creative Suite, editing software, etc.).
Experience creating and delivering faculty development programming.
Columbia College Chicago is an undergraduate and graduate institution whose principal commitment is to provide a comprehensive educational opportunity in the arts, communications, and public information within a context of enlightened liberal education. Columbia’s intent is to educate students who will communicate creatively and shape the public’s perceptions of issues and events and who will aut...hor the culture of their times. Columbia is an urban institution whose students reflect the economic, racial, cultural, and educational diversity of contemporary America. Columbia conducts education in close relationship to a vital urban reality and serves an important civic purpose by active engagement in the life and culture of the city of Chicago.