Essential Functions: Coordinate and administer programs and processes under the oversight of the Associate Provost of Academic Programs & AVP for Institutional Effectiveness. Perform academic program review, including determination and notification of programs that will undergo review, solicitation of reviewer participation, plan and administer review meeting logisitics, conduct review of APR documents to maintain quality throughout the process, follow up with programs to ensure issues have been addressed, and preparation of summary reports for the Provost.Support the university's assessment of learning outcomes and academic quality improvement programs/initiatives, working closely with the Director of Assessment and the Chair of the General Education Oversight Committee.Collaboratively support and coordinate with other assessment, review and planning efforts throughout Academic Affairs, including Type I Centers & Institutes reviews, college reviews, and administrative unit reviews.Plan, organize, market and evaluate institutional effectiveness programs and activities. Work collaboratively with academic programs and the Office of Institutional Research to evaluate and fulfill data needs relevant to program planning and evaluation. Request and compile related reports and resolve any data discrepancies. Promote culture of continuous improvement and data-supported decision making through outreach and education efforts. Work collaboratively with the Office of Institutional Research to develop reports and analyses to support this objective. Train faculty and staff on best practices for program review. Maintain current knowledge of developments and innovations in research, evaluation, assessment and planning. Using this knowledge, conduct environmental scanning efforts to establish and maintain effective linkages between institutional effectiveness programs and initiatives and the university strategic planning, budgeting, review, accreditation and assessment cycles.Coordinate information, programs, and activities in support of Higher Learning Commission accreditation. Responsible for tracking and preparation of reports on HLC and school/college-specific accreditation status.Develops systems and formats to ensure that key institutional effectiveness information, both current and historical, is available and easily accessible by staff, students and community members as appropriate. Works with CIT, IR, Marketing & Communications and other departments to design and implement solutions for displaying and disseminating information. Monitor program-related expenditures and revenue.Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degreeBachelor's degree in education, social sciences, humanities or related field from an accredited college or university. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.Experience Minimum two years of experience in project management and program evaluation, or related field. Reasonable knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures, and experience working with faculty members preferred.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesCOMMUNICATION SKILLS: Excellent written and oral communication skills required; Ability to build and maintain relationships with other campus entities; Extensive reading required with ability to synthesize and summarize lengthy reports; Can respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints and maintain confidentiality.ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: Ability to coordinate, plan and oversee projects and activities to finalization.PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS: Strong analytic skills. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Works well in group problem-solving situations.TEAMWORK: Ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external colleagues; ability to build and maintain relationships; ability to produce high quality and consistent results.PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Ability to independently manage a variety of projects while ensuring appropriate tracking, quality control, follow up and multiple deadlines are met.WORKING CONDITIONSTypical office environment and office hours. Some schedule flexibility (intermittent evenings and weekends) required to meet deadlines and manage projects/activities. Some travel expected.
Internal Number: 76_207536
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.