Position Number: S-3092 Type of Recruitment: External
Position Summary: The Associate Director of Assessment and Accreditation for the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is responsible for leadership and implementation of multiple assessment systems that meet state and national accreditation requirements. The Associate Director will support undergraduate and graduate programs across the college as well as across the Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) at CMU.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in education, higher education, social or behavioral science, or related field. Five years of relevant work experience. Experience with evaluation design and instrumentation. Experience with research computer programs (e.g., SPSS, NVivo, Qualtrics). Experience in student learning assessment, program evaluation, and educational research in higher education or related setting. Experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders to develop and implement continuous improvement plans. Excellent organizational, written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated experience with data analysis and research design and implementation in an educational or related setting. Demonstrated competency in working with database systems (including Excel), spreadsheets, and statistical analysis software. Demonstrated ability to manage large-scale projects and deal with complexity. Demonstrated commitment to practices supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and belonging. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters, Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in education, higher education, social or behavioral science, or related field. Experience working with Learning Assessment Technology systems (e.g., Taskstream by Watermark). Experience with program accreditation institutions (e.g., Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)). Experience working with university student management systems (e.g., SAP). Experience working with state education agencies.
Duties & Responsibilities: Ensures the implementation of the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Quality Assurance System and assessment suite that complies with university, state, and accreditation requirements. Leads completion and submission of the CAEP accreditation reporting (i.e., Annual Report, Self-Study) including updating CAEP Annual Measures on the EPP website. Serves as the CEHS Assessment Coordinator to support programs and faculty in the coordination of formative and summative evaluation reports and findings and external assessment data for CMU assessment plans. Oversees the data management system (i.e., SAP) to ensure data collection and maintenance of official records, assessment activities, and processes. Works collaboratively with the Office of the Provost, relevant university administrators, and faculty, on assessment-related projects. Supports programs and faculty with reports for specialty professional organizations (NAEYC, CACREP, NASP). Leads the completion and submission of the Title II Report. Facilitates EPP continuous improvement via the assessment plan and the EPP Shared Governance Structure. Oversees compliance with the Michigan Department of Education assessment requirements for program approvals and reviews. Plans, coordinates, collects, disaggregates, and disseminates assessment data on education programs and teacher candidates. Manages the collection and dissemination of data provided by the Michigan Department of Education (i.e., MTTC, MDE Surveys, MDE Rosters). Provides periodic (at least annual) reports to the EPP Unit Head and EPP Shared Governance Committees on the implementation and operation of the EPP assessment plan. Serves on committees relevant to assessment and program evaluation. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of EPP or CEHS Dean.
Supervision Exercised: None.
Employee Group: Professional & Administrative -Salary Staff Pay Level: Pay Range: $70,000 - $80,000 per year Division: Academic Affairs Department: Educator Preparation ProgramsThe College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is home to six academic departments providing innovative online and face to face programs for 1700 majors, 700 minors and 1100 graduate students, The CEHS also houses eight centers and program offices including the Center for Excellence in STEM Education, the Child Development and Learning Laboratory, the Literacy Center, the Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools, the Center for Community Counseling and Development, the Center for Merchandising and Design Technology, the Center for Leisure Services and the Office of Educator Preparation Programs. More information about the College of Education and Human Services can be found here. Position Status: Regular Position End Date: Employment Status: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Position Type: 12 month Weekly Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. / weekends and evenings as needed Location: Mount Pleasant, MI Posting Ends: Open Until Filled: Yes
About the Department: The College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is home to six academic departments providing innovative online and face to face programs for 1700 majors, 700 minors and 1100 graduate students, The CEHS also houses eight centers and program offices including the Center for Excellence in STEM Education, the Child Development and Learning Laboratory, the Literacy Center, the Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools, the Center for Community Counseling and Development, the Center for Merchandising and Design Technology, the Center for Leisure Services and the Office of Educator Preparation Programs. More information about the College of Education and Human Services can be found here.
About CMU: Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 mens and womens Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Its part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the states largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the citys central location in Michigans Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU Leadership Standards: Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Message to Applicants: Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
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CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE). If you wish to see 'EEO is the Law' posters, please click here. CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMUs Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Educations Assistant Secretary, or both. CMUs Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
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Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.