The Department of Faculty and Academic Affairs is seeking an Assistant Director for Assessment who will report to the Faculty and Academic Affairs Officer, the Assistant Director for Assessment will create, lead and implement assessment processes for the Advanced Academic Programs (supporting more than 45 master's degrees and certificates), including both instructional and Enterprise systems sides of assessment.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Faculty and Academic Affairs Officer (FAAO), the Assistant Director for Assessment will lead the implementation and coordination of assessment for the programs of Advanced Academic Programs (AAP), including Masters degrees, Certificates, and Areas of Concentration.
The Assistant Director will develop and lead professional development for faculty and staff in assessment-related topics.
The Assistant Director will collaborate with the faculty, the Instructional Resource Center, and the FAAO to review and revise curriculum maps, program objectives, and course objectives on an ongoing basis.
The position will work with faculty to develop assessment instruments and rubrics that align with program and course objectives and with the criteria of the AEFIS assessment system.
The Assistant Director will assist with assessment data entry, reporting, and analysis in the AEFIS system, providing faculty with the information to develop cyclic assessment plans for continuous improvement.
The Assistant Director will review these assessment plans and provide feedback for their improvement, ensuring that AAP assessment practices meet the standards of the Middle States Commission for Higher Education, Maryland Higher Education Commission, and other relevant accrediting bodies.
Assessment Planning & Implementation (60%)
Review and make recommendations for revision of curriculum maps for all AAP programs
Review and make recommendations for the development, revision, and implementation of Program Learning Objectives, Course Learning Objectives, and Center Level Objectives for all AAP Programs
Lead and supervise faculty in the development of signature assignments and other assessment instruments and rubrics used to assess learning objectives
Lead and supervise faculty in the development of program learning assessment plans, including establishing cycles and benchmarks for periodic assessment
Develop and maintain and implement an AAP-level assessment plan
Participate in University Level planning and assessment processes, such as the annual assessment report.
Ensure that AAP assessment practices meet JHU, Middle States Commission for Higher Education, Maryland Higher Education Commission, and other relevant accrediting bodies standards.
Professional Development (10%)
Develop and lead professional development for faculty and staff in assessment-related topics.
Ensure that Learning Objectives and curriculum maps are up to date and maintained in the University's Assessment Management System.
Assist with data entry, reporting, and analysis in the Assessment Management System.
Provide training and implementation materials for faculty and staff related to the Assessment Management System.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
3 years experience using data to design and develop education materials.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree in Education, Data Analytics, or related field.
4 or more years of higher education teaching or instructional design experience.
4 or more years of instructional design experience.
Experience using Assessment Software, such as AEFIS, TK-20, Watermark.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of best practices in higher education assessment, including summative and formative assessment.
Experience with rubric design and signature assignments.
Strong data analysis and visualization skills.
Project planning and management skills.
Knowledge of or ability to learn university-wide systems for assessment management.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Experience with the AEFIS system recommended.
Quality Matters certification recommended.
Supervision of up to 5 temporary or student workers.
Classified Title: Curriculum Developer Working Title: Assistant Director for Assessment Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 8:30am-5pm M-F Exempt Status: Exempt Location: DC - District of Columbia Department name: AAP Administration Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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