The Director of Assessment ensures an integrated, disciplined process of defining important learning outcomes, measuring student performance, and using the information to shape decisions that improve academic programs and student learning. The director guides university assessment and improvement efforts that meet fully the SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation and provides accreditation documents and reports.
A self-directed, motivated leader, the director of assessment and evaluation builds and maintains a culture of evidence at Saint Leo that leads to meaningful improvements, develops collaborative relationships with faculty members and other university stakeholders that strengthen the use of student learning data in making decisions, and leads time-limited projects and participates in projects as a member of a collaborative team.
The Director of Assessment will be responsible in assisting the Department of Institutional Effectiveness by guiding university assessment and improving efforts that fully meet the SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation.The Director of Assessment will be responsible for:
Strong organizational and planning skills required to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Demonstrate project leadership in a collaborative team environment that includes administrators and faculty.
Exhibit effective interpersonal communication skills that facilitate productive work relationships within and between departments and offices.
Demonstrate strong skills in statistical analysis and use of related software (e.g., SPSS, Tableau).
Demonstrate skills in making interactive, audience-driven presentations to small and large groups.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, chairs, deans, and executive-level administrators.
Extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative assessment and evaluation strategies and methods.
Knowledge of SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation.
Direct experience with assessment of student learning.