Southeastern Louisiana University invites applications for the position of Director of Assessment and Accreditation. The Director of Assessment and Accreditation has primary responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, communicating, evaluating, and continuously improving assessment and accreditation processes throughout the University. The Director of Assessment and Accreditation will serve as the institution’s SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison, overseeing all university compliance with regional accreditation requirements. The Director reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The appointment is a 12 month position. The beginning date is negotiable, prior to June 2021 preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Consideration is assured for applications received by April 22, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled.
•Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
•Experience in higher education assessment, educational program reviews, and/or regional accreditation.
•Experience successfully implementing guidance from SACSCOC, NC-SARA or other higher education regulatory bodies.
•Demonstrated leadership experience producing successful organizational outcomes.
•Experience as a SACSCOC liaison
•Experience as a director of assessment-related activities at a regionally accredited higher educational institution
•Experience with WEAVE
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
•Knowledge of best practices in student learning outcomes assessment.
•Knowledge of rules, regulations, and expectations of SACSCOC, NC-SARA, and other higher education regulatory and compliance organizations.
•Knowledge of data presentation options to make meaningful information from complex data sets.
•Knowledge of higher education accreditation standards and practices.
•Knowledge of distance learning practices and learning outcomes assessment in higher education.
•Excellent collaboration skills with faculty, staff, and administrators.
•Excellent communication skills, both oral and in writing, and interpersonal skills.
•Excellent organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail.
•Ability to work independently and carry responsibility for university assessment and accreditation processes.
•Ability to communicate and write clear, concise reports.
•Ability to manage multiple, intermittent, on-going, and complex projects to ensure positive outcomes.
•Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, educational levels, and academic disciplines.
•Letter of application
•Copies of academic transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment)
•Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can be contacted by Southeastern Louisiana University
Selection subject to approval by the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System.
How to Apply: Click on the Apply button and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future vacancies. Any required documents should be attached under the Resume/CV section of your application.
Southeastern is an AA/ADA/EEO employer.
Location/Region: Hammond, LA