Chief of Assessment and Strategic Planning
The Chief of Assessment and Strategic Planning directs and oversees institutional assessment, assessment of student learning, and strategic planning initiatives. This position also provides leadership and direction for the Center for Institutional Effectiveness and Research which oversees a comprehensive program of institutional research designed to support the mission of the College, to inform management decision-making, and to meet reporting requirements as mandated by state, federal, and other external agencies or as needed by stakeholders; partners with the Academic Vice President, Deans, Directors and faculty in establishment and administration of appropriate outcomes measures, and ensures that the results of outcomes assessment are used to improve teaching and learning; provides organizational support to the College leadership team in establishing unit goals, objectives, and plans consistent with college-wide priorities; provides direction for ensuring the integrity of data collection, maintenance, analysis and dissemination. This position reports to the President and is a member of the President’s Cabinet.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in relevant field; Doctorate preferred. Must have five or more years of progressively responsible experience in assessment, strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research in a higher education environment; demonstrated effective leadership skills with emphasis on performance outcomes; Knowledge of Middle States reporting requirements as well as information literacy, including experience with a variety of statistical software, reporting tools and administrative systems; Datatel’s Colleague experience preferred; Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and technical skills. Must have strong project management and organizational skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as manage organizational change and growth.
Position offers a competitive salary, full benefits package and annual contract.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code EXEC-ASSESS), curriculum vitae, transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. Send materials by e-mail with the appropriate job code in the subject line to email@example.com, or by fax to (201) 251-4987, or by mail to:
Bergen Community College
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Paramus, New Jersey 07652
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