About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2021-053
Posting Start Date: 5/4/2021
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Director of Assessment

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Description/Job Summary

The Director of Assessment reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding academic assessment; and works in collaboration with the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning regarding non-academic assessment. The Director will coordinate institutional assessment activities helping to measure college, departmental, program and course-level effectiveness. The Director of Assessment is responsible for working with faculty and staff across the College to build and manage a comprehensive model for academic and non-academic assessment. Assessment efforts include working with existing and new technologies to collect, interpret and present data on student and institutional performance with a focus on continuous improvement. The Director works collaboratively to ensure compliance with institutional and academic program accreditation guidelines.

Responsibilities/Duties

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates college-wide strategic, comprehensive, and ongoing academic assessment programs, projects, and activities measuring student learning and institutional achievement.
  • Works with faculty, programs and departments to develop assessment plans to monitor progress towards program learning objectives and goals.
  • Reviews reports and gives formative and summative feedback to programs on assessment plans and progress.
  • Works with executive leadership to coordinate the assessment agenda.
  • Coordinates academic assessment activities for compliance with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) standards related to assessment and educational effectiveness; and assists with other college and/or program specialized accreditations.
  • Supports faculty with the advancement of academic assessment and improvement of student learning through effective outreach efforts including consultation, training, mentoring, and resource development.
  • Collects and reviews program accreditation/review assessment data to assist programs/schools in implementing findings for continuous improvement and identification of opportunities to expand student learning opportunities.
  • Works with Institutional Research preparing reports based on interpretation of data to summarize findings and report on the quality of institutional assessment efforts.
  • Provides assessment information to the college leadership to assist with institutional decision making in alignment with strategic planning. As directed, disseminates findings to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education or a related field from an accredited college or university. 
  • Five years of administrative experience in academic and/or non-academic assessment.
  • Five years full-time teaching experience.
  • Expertise in curriculum design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience with assessment principals and design.
  • Experience in the development and assessment of institutional effectiveness and student learning outcomes.
  • Ability to assist with the development of assessment tools and methods of measurement.
  • Knowledge of appropriate state and federal regulations and requirements for higher education.
  • Four years of experience working in higher education or a public funded agency in the areas of accreditation and compliance, certification and/or licensing of academic and career programs.
  • Significant experience in state, regional, and/or national accreditation.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve effectively and collegially working with faculty and administrators.
  • Ability to provide effective leadership and training, and to work professionally with diverse groups. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in education or related field.
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education regional accreditation experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the methods of the scholarship of teaching.
  • Experience in current theory and practice in institutional research, research design, data warehousing, management information systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical tools for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, etc.).
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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