Director of University Assessment

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Institutional Effectiveness

Position Title

Director of University Assessment


Institutional Effectiveness


General University

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Macon, GA

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The Director of University Assessment promotes a culture of assessment and continuous improvement by building collaborative relationships across the university. The Director supports and provides training and guidance to faculty and staff on program-level and unit-level assessment efforts as well as university-level initiatives, such as the Quality Enhancement Plan. The Director also maintains and monitors the institution's assessment system by overseeing the operations of the system and maintaining and enhancing its effectiveness on an on-going basis. The Director works with the Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness to produce and maintain electronic documentation of assessment, including the OIE website and accreditation compliance documents and exhibits. The Director also administers student surveys managed by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

Required Qualifications

A master's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with prior experience with educational outcomes assessment in higher education.  Candidates with a PhD are highly desirable. Candidates should have knowledge of assessment and evaluation theories and practices; knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies; skill with quantitative and qualitative data analysis; excellent interpersonal skills to work with diverse members of the university community; and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Candidates should have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the university's carrier as this position requires some travel.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a master's degree?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?
3. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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