Assistant Director for Assessment

Illinois State University

Assistant Director for Assessment

  • Institution: Illinois State University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Normal, IL US
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Assistant Director for Assessment

  • Illinois State University | Normal, IL US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: May 01, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Director for Assessment

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range $ 70,000

Location Normal, IL US

Application Deadline March 22, 2023

Contact Information

Contact Name Kira Shelton

Department Human Resources


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Job Description

Position Summary:
The Assistant Director for Assessment will, in conjunction with the Director and University Assessment Services, develop and implement a robust institutional assessment plan related to civic engagement. This staff member will oversee storage and retrieval of assessment data and will create reports about civic engagement for the Center and University.

Additional Information:
Illinois State University recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. The Center for Civic Engagement seeks candidates with a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism, who can support the Center’s vision of a more just and equitable world. Candidates who have successfully collaborated with a diverse range of faculty/staff, students, and community partners, and who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity and equity are especially welcomed. Black people, Indigenous peoples, People of Color, Persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, Veterans, and Women are encouraged to apply.

The vision of the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is “a more just and equitable world cultivated through the participation of all people in the co-creation of knowledge and collective action.” Its mission is to connect students, faculty, staff, and alumni with local, national, and global communities through meaningful civic engagement to promote the lifelong learning and development of active community members.”

In general, CCE is responsible for enacting Illinois State’s commitment to civic engagement and fostering a culture that values and rewards civic engagement. This is accomplished through a variety of programs and services with students, faculty, and staff, and in partnership with Bloomington-Normal community organizations. CCE’s work involves volunteering and service-learning, political engagement, and civic education.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master’s or equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, social work, or related organizational assessment field conferred prior to the position start date.
  2. Three years of work experience with program and institution-level assessment and quality improvement in higher education setting.
  3. Quantitative and qualitative research and assessment skills and a working knowledge of SPSS, Microsoft Excel, Qualtrics, and other common survey software applications.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to equity and diversity and experience contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  5. Strong written and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with Collaboratory
  2. Experience implementing and analyzing surveys about student engagement/community engagement.

Application Process:
Initial review of applications will begin 03/03/2023. Applications must be submitted no later than 03/22/2023. For a complete description and to ensure consideration, please apply online at

Important Information for Applicants:
Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Illinois State University:
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with more than 20,000 students. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 78 undergraduate programs and 83 graduate programs in over 300 fields of study. Illinois State University is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service.

Bloomington-Normal Community:
Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney’s list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic and commute. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website for more information.

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