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Vice President for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation

Albany State University
Job Description
Posting Details
Posting Number: 0600937  
Position Category: Vice President  
Job Title: Vice President for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation  
Position Code: 140X00  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Institutional Research and Effectiveness  
Nature of Work: 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.  
Training and Experience: 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)  
Testing Requirements:  
Illustrative Examples of Work: 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. 
Additionally, the Vice President: 
-Ensures access to accurate data for the timely submission of all required federal and state reports, including, but not limited to IPEDS. 
-Develops and coordinates college-wide systems of academic and service area program reviews, 
-Serves as an administrative staff resource for college wide assessment efforts in curriculum development and student learning outcomes 
-Oversees use of web-based systems and appropriate software to manage accreditation reports and supporting documentation. 
-Provides oversight for access to and appropriate, ongoing use of data in support of informing strategic initiatives and decisions. 
-Performs other job-related duties as required.  
Posting Date: 01-08-2019  
Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
FTE: 1.0  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Funding Source: General Operating (State)  
Number of Openings: 1  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:  
Fringe Benefits: Yes  
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience  
Physical Demands  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.  
Disability Statement:  
Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
 
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