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Director of Academic Assessment

Stockton University
Absecon, NJ 08205
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Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located on the Boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971 and is planning its 50th anniversary. The University's commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu

Stockton University invites dynamic, collaborative individuals to apply for our Director of Academic Assessment position. The Director will coordinate University-wide academic assessment programs, projects, and activities measuring educational effectiveness as part of a team within the Center for Teaching and Learning Design. The Director of Academic Assessment contributes to compliance with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) standards and may assist with other University and/or program specialized accreditations in ways consistent with the University's mission and strategic plan.


  • Plans, organizes and coordinates University-wide strategic, comprehensive, and ongoing academic assessment programs, projects, and activities measuring student learning and achievement (educational effectiveness)
  • Works with programs to develop assessment plans to monitor progress towards program learning objectives and goals
  • Reviews coordinator reports and gives formative feedback to programs on assessment plans and progress
  • Works with Academic Affairs personnel to coordinate assessment data with the Essential Learning Outcomes, and other campus partners
  • Develops goals and organizational procedures to enhance operational effectiveness in alignment with the Center for Teaching and Learning Design
  • Coordinates academic assessment activities for compliance with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) standards related to assessment and educational effectiveness and may assist with other University and/or program specialized accreditations
  • Supports advancement of academic assessment and improvement of student learning through effective outreach efforts including consultation, training, mentoring, and resource development
  • Leads and advises on the development, organization, analysis, use and reporting of student learning activities in a manner that supports planning and improvement initiatives
  • Advises and supports implementation of outcomes assessment reporting and programs for all academic programs aligned with the University's strategic plan
  • Collects and reviews program accreditation/review assessment data to assist programs/schools in implementing findings for consistent improvement and identification of opportunities to expand student learning opportunities
  • Working with Institutional Research, prepares assessment reports based on sound interpretation of data to summarize findings and report on the quality of institutional assessment efforts
  • Provides assessment information to University leadership to assist with institutional decision making and growth in alignment with the strategic plan. As directed, disseminates findings to appropriate stakeholders
  • Develops procedures to collect, store, manage and disseminate confidential and sensitive student or institutional assessment data in an appropriate manner
  • Support Stockton University's diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission
  • Other duties as assigned

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

1.) A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences

2.) A current rsum

3.) A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Minimum of three years of experience working in Higher Education to support Academic Assessment at the institutional, program or unit level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong academic publications, academic assessment or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with and gain cooperation of faculty from across the institution
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the methods of the scholarship of teaching
  • Knowledge of current trends and issues relating to federal and state reporting; accreditation requirements; current and innovative practices in the development and assessment of institutional effectiveness and student learning outcomes; current theory and practice in institutional research; the development of assessment tools and methods of measurement; research design; data warehousing, management information systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical tools for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy and the ability to collect, organize, and analyze significant amounts of data

Posted: 2020-12-15 Expires: 2021-01-15

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