Vice President for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation
Albany State University
The Vice President for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation provides leadership and guidance in the areas of institutional research, effectiveness, planning, accountability, accreditation, data reporting, and assessment.
Specifically, the Vice President will provide leadership for the university's comprehensive institutional accountability program, compiling, analyzing, and reporting data encompassing areas including, but not limited to, program and unit-level institutional effectiveness and institutional assessment, in support of the Albany State University's mission and goals.
The Vice President is responsible for regional accreditation efforts, including reaffirmation, Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Substantive Change, and periodic reports, as well as provide monitoring, tracking, and support for specialized programmatic accreditations.
The Vice President will serve as the regional accreditation liaison for the University.
The Vice President will lead Albany State University's comprehensive on-going continuous improvement efforts. Through collaboration and communication with key campus constituents, the Vice President is also responsible for campus assessment initiatives, analysis and reporting of institutional assessment and effectiveness data, generation of internal and external reports, and monitoring campus accountability and assessment measures including state-determined performance metrics.
The Vice President also assists the President in the development of the University's strategic plan.
The Vice President also facilitates the annual assessment plans, reviews of annual assessment/performance indicators, recommendations of budget priorities based on assessment/performance results, preparation for SACS reaffirmation reviews, and in the evaluation of campus planning and assessment processes.
An earned Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning (preferably in assessment, measurement, education research, social science research, program evaluation, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, or a closely related field) required; at least five (5) years of experience in: upper level management in higher education; assessment including oversight of programmatic assessment, methodology, educational research design, accountability issues, and student learning outcomes.
Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills. Detail oriented, with the demonstrated ability personally to multi-task and meet deadlines. Previous experience leading SACSCOC institutional accreditation reaffirmation efforts. Demonstrated positive, collegial and collaborative work style.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and technology/information systems used for accreditation, institutional assessment, effectiveness, strategic planning, data collection, analyses and reporting. (SAS and/or SPSS or equivalent)
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