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Associate Director of Assessment

Are you interested in...supporting faculty and staff in the assessment of student learning and other educational outcomes; conducting research into the effectiveness of educational initiatives; collecting and analyzing evidence to identify benchmarks for success?

The University of Massachusetts Amherst's Office of Academic Planning and Assessment is seeking a full time professional to design, execute, and manage assessment processes at the course, program, and institutional level. We are looking for an individual who combines a facility with statistical methods with direct experience in designing and implementing research projects. The Associate Director of Assessment will be a part of a collaborative team engaged in a wide range of assessment, evaluation, and educational effectiveness opportunities.

Qualifications: Master's degree (Doctorate preferred) in the social sciences, education, or related field; three years' higher education assessment, planning, evaluation, institutional research or other relevant experience; knowledge of measurement and evaluation, survey research, and statistical analysis techniques; experience managing and using complex data (SAS or SPSS preferred); the ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, and others; and superior analytical and written and oral communication skills.

Hiring salary range: $45,400 to $56,800. Normal starting range is $45,400 to $51,100.

Send a letter of interest and current resume/vitae to: Employment Office, Room 167, Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170. Applications will be reviewed beginning with those received by September 15th and will continue until the position is filled.

The University Of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.


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Academic Planning and Assessment
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181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9913

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