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Director of Assessment, School of Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Job Location:
Teaneck, New Jersey
Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance

Job Summary:
The Director of Assessment, School of Education reports to the Director of the School of Education and is responsible for the planning, administration, and implementation of all assessment initiatives within the SOE. The Director of Assessment is also responsible for the following critical initiatives within the SOE: Title II reporting, collection of data for CAEP accreditation, collection and set up of rubrics into TaskStream, design and analysis of statistics required for CAEP, reporting on student achievement, surveying alumni, ensuring the validity of the Clinical Competency Inventory (CCI), and all initiatives involved in outcomes-based assessment. The Director of Assessment works closely with: the Certification Officer in the School of Education; the Program Directors within the SOE to ensure that all appropriate data is being collected and accurate reports are being generated; the SOE administrative assistants to ensure correct entry of data.

Required Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in statistics or assessment required; doctorate preferred

2. Minimum of two years of related experience in assessment, data analytics, and program evaluation preferably in higher education.

3. Experience in supervision of personnel to implement data collection and analysis

4. Strong statistical analysis and computer skills

5. Thorough knowledge of SPSS, or other appropriate statistical packages

6. Knowledge of assessment processes, student learning outcomes, and accountability issues.

7. Advanced knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research design and measurement techniques.

8. Demonstrated experience in designing, administering, and analyzing assessment instruments (e.g., rubrics, test blueprints, and alumni surveys).

9. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with faculty.

10. Ability to handle multiple priorities; excellent organizational skills.

11. Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.

12. Strong interpersonal and oral and written communications skills, with the ability to interact effectively with technical and non-technical constituents

13. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Status: Full-Time

Campus: Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, NJ

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