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Job Summary

The Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment, and Research (Director for OIEAR) leads the Office of Institutional Effectiveness Assessment & Research and is charged with providing leadership, expertise, direction, according to the university’s mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities. The Director for OIEAR is dedicated to fostering a data driven and evidence-based decision-making culture for all areas of the university. The Director of OIEAR actively promotes continuous improvement, champions a comprehensive, collaborative, effective, and inclusive communication, and feedback strategy throughout the university community. As part of the president’s senior staff, the Director of OIEAR oversees the planning and execution of key institutional effectiveness functions and is responsible for coordinating initiatives that support the university’s viability, competitive advantage, and strategic planning efforts. The Director of OIEAR oversees assessment activities for all areas of the university and supports the liaison to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • § Provides vision, leadership, coordination, accountability, and advocacy for institutional assessment efforts including, but not limited to, outcomes assessment and other university data analysis.
  • § Assists in developing the university’s strategic plan, its implementation, and the assessment of the achievement of institutional goals.
  • § Works with the Provost to manage the academic program reviews process
  • § Responsible for delivering monitoring and performance reports to administrators to support recommendations for institutional improvements.
  • § Leads the Continuous Improvement Steering Committee.
  • § Assists in the development, assessment, and data collection and suggests appropriate changes to support continuous improvement efforts.
  • § Serves as the Site Administrator and project manager for all Anthology tools.
  • § Responsible for recruiting, hiring, and managing OIEAR staff.
  • § Responsible for timely data submission for all internal and external reporting requirements
  • § Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university required, doctorate preferred

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of professional experience in IE/IR in higher education.

Wilberforce University

Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.

Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree.  The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.

Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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