Reporting to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Curriculum and Instruction, the Associate Vice Provost will provide vision, leadership, and oversight of university-wide assessment of student learning outcomes. The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the ongoing evaluation of student learning to ensure program improvement and compliance with Higher Learning Commission accreditation requirements. The responsibilities include creating a common language for assessment, coordinating assessment of student learning for all programs (discipline-based and Co-curricular) using both direct and indirect methods, leading periodic review of the assessment process to insure continual improvement, and encouraging a climate of assessment on the campus. The Associate Vice Provost will work in close partnership with the Office of Institutional Research, The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), The Alumni Association, Computing and Telecommunications Services (CaTS), The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, The Undergraduate Core Oversight Committee, and other university offices as appropriate, on assessment related activities and processes. The Associate Vice Provost will serve as point of contact with the Higher Learning Commission on accreditation processes. In addition, the Associate Vice Provost will coordinate the periodic review of academic programs at Wright State.
Five or more years of assessment experience, preferably in higher education
Familiarity with technologies commonly used in assessment and accreditation or experience with assessment management systems
Project management and/or supervisory experience, preferably in an educational setting
Knowledge of institutional accreditation standards and best practices in the assessment of student learning
Ability to utilize appropriate data analysis and statistical technique to analyze assessment and institutional data
Record of successful communication of assessment results to stakeholders facilitating program improvement by
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.