Assistant Director of Assessment and Planning for SEES
Student Engagement and Enrollment Services (SEES) at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Assessment and Planning (full-time, 12 month) position. This position is responsible for leading and supporting large-scale and small-scale assessment projects. This position constructs and administers surveys and assessment instruments, assists with designing and completing assessment plans and reports. Other duties include: conducts workshops and other trainings to staff on assessment best practices; works with and prepares real-world data sets for analysis and develops research reports.
Required Education: Master’s degree in education, research/statistics, management, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Qualifications: Experience in assessment or evaluation in higher education. Working knowledge of assessment and evaluation activities; survey design/development, psychometrics, and methodology; data analyses; database development, management, and reporting, and college student services. Excellent leadership, oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Education: Doctorate degree in education, research/statistics, management, or a related field with coursework in research design, statistics, or data analytics.
Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in assessment, research, or evaluation designing, conducting, and reporting on assessment projects, preferably related to higher education student learning outcomes. Knowledge of and experience in research design, survey methods, managing focus groups, and other techniques for gathering quantitative and qualitative data. Proficiency in using statistical software (e.g., Excel, SPSS, and/or SAS) to complete quantitative and qualitative data analyses. Knowledge of and experience in data management, analysis, and data visualization platforms. Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other university offices. Experience with written and oral communication in higher education settings, especially providing information to senior decision-makers. Experience with effectively managing multiple projects and priorities.
Conditions of Employment: Given the nature of the positions in Student Engagement & Enrollment Services that provide support to student services and/or student-centered programs, the employee occupying this position may be required to work during a university closing.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is July 14, 2021 and will remain open until filled.