Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position: Director of Assessment and Institutional Research
Reports to: Provost
Status: FT / 12 mo., Exempt
Summary: The Director of Assessment and Institutional Research will be responsible for supporting program areas with academic assessment, supporting administrative units and co-curricular areas with annual outcomes assessment. The director will also be responsible for annual institutional research and reporting, in collaboration with key constituencies such as academic divisions, departments, and programs, athletics, admissions, financial aid, and information technology.
Specific Responsibilities: 1. Provide support and development for academic programs in maintaining an effective annual assessment cycle, as well as with assessment in support of regional and specialized accreditation requirements. 2. Coordinate with academic deans and the academic assessment committee on annual feedback for academic assessment. 3. Provide support and development for administrative units and co-curricular programs in maintaining effective assessment and continuous improvement. 4. Produce and submit annual reports including, but not limited to, the University factbook, student achievement data for accrediting bodies, state, federal, and organizational reporting requirements such as IPEDS, National Student Clearinghouse, NCAA, US Department of Education, the State of North Carolina, and others. Ensure a regular schedule of reports and submissions to ensure compliance will all applicable reporting requirements.
Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree or higher in an appropriate field, prior experience with higher education assessment, research and data analysis, and demonstrated quantitative and communication skills.
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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each other, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.