Manhattan College is seeking an Assistant Director of Assessment to support assessment and planning in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. This position will play a key role in assessment and accreditation activities, including management of software and platforms for assessment, and will help the college achieve its objectives as articulated in its strategic plan and to meet standards of affiliation with regional and professional accreditors. This position reports to the Director of Assessment and works in close collaboration with the Assistant Director and Director of Institutional Research and the on the Office of Institutional Effectiveness team.
Section II: Responsibilities
Directly support all Assessment work of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
Play a large supporting role in regional accreditation activities, including the Middle States self-study and external review process (site visit Spring 2022). Attend Middle States conferences; directly contribute to the preparation of regional and professional accreditation reports. Take notes and minutes at Steering Committee meetings and coordinate Working Group meetings. Make all logistical arrangements for the MSCHE team visits.
Serve as a resource to faculty and departments in regional accreditation, assessment, and planning for campus.
Serve as a resource for professional school accreditation (ABET, AACSB, and AAQUEP). Work with professional schools on accreditation efforts and assessment activities.
Provide workshops and trainings for faculty and staff on assessment, development of goals and objectives, and annual reporting. Work with individual program directors on trainings for platforms for assessment.
Support and facilitate the process of all periodic assessments and external reviews including tracking responses to recommendations for both academic and administrative areas. Provide direct logistical support for self-studies and external reviews.
Facilitate and provide support for assessment committees, including the Academic Assessment Committee, Institutional Assessment Committee, College Wide Core Competency Committees.
Manage all platforms for assessment including Taskstream (both AMS and LAT), Aqua and Digital Measures. Serve as the institutional expert on these platforms and provide day to day support on these platforms for the MC community.
Facilitate the collection of Faculty Accomplishments for Annual Focus on Faculty Publication.
Provide support for all eportfolio activities, including working with faculty on development of direct response folios and doing classroom trainings for students.
Work with IT and Institutional Research to develop methods for collection of artifacts for assessment of student learning.
Provide workshops and trainings on use of assessment platforms.
Work in partnership with the Institutional Research area on finding and determining best places for assessment measures, including those found in college surveys.
Support faculty development opportunities in assessment and student learning outcomes.
Section III: Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years experience and Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
Knowledge of assessment platforms, including Watermark products including Taskstream, Digital Measures, and Aqua.
Experience with regional and professional accreditors.
Demonstrated ability to work directly with faculty and to collaborate with other units.
Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to lead and partner with the College’s diverse stakeholders including faculty members, administrators, students and alumni.
Ability to manage a complex set of projects with deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Interest in supporting the Lasallian Catholic Mission of the College.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.
About Manhattan College
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO