Northeast Ohio Medical University — Assistant Director of Assessment

The Assistant Director of Assessment will assist in development and implementation of the College of Pharmacy’s assessment program as it relates to its academic, programmatic, and accreditation goals. The position will work closely with the Senior Associate Dean of Program Quality and Student Success to develop and carry out a robust holistic assessment program for the College of Pharmacy. Responsibilities to focus on designing and implementing assessment strategies and gathering, interpreting, and presenting data for decision making and continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 10
Starting Salary: $58,598
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • State Retirement with 14% matching
  • Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
  • 12 Paid Holiday Days
  • Wellness Offerings
  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance

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Principal Functional Responsibilities

Programmatic Assessment and Accreditation
Provide leadership on assessment and accreditation activities throughout the College, including, but not limited to, creating college programmatic, operational, and learning goals

Manage the college-wide assessment program

Create and maintain assessment and accreditation documentation

Data and Analysis
Provide analytic and statistical expertise in the review of internal and external data to identify strengths, gaps, and challenges. This includes quantitative and qualitative analyses of assessments measuring student achievement, curricular and programmatic quality assessments.

Develop data collection and analysis methodologies, including defining in detail data requirements, data sources and proper data collection procedures for statistical analysis.

Develop and implement data collection quality assurance procedures to ensure validity and reliability of results.

Collect data using appropriate methods (e.g. interviews, surveys, forms, questionnaires)

Prepare summary reports of key findings and analysis including narratives, charts, tables and graphs to various stakeholders.

Develop dashboards to facilitate monitoring of key performance indicators over time.

Strategic Planning
Monitor the College Strategic Plan progress by facilitating meetings with appropriate contacts and by providing opportunities for engagement across the College.

Lead data collection and analysis related to the College Strategic Plan

Provide guidance for creation and revisions of the College Strategic Plan based on University, College, and accreditation goal alignment.

University Liaison
Serve as point of contact for College of Pharmacy assessment requests

Represent the College of Pharmacy Office of Assessment to internal entities, including but not limited to, the College of Medicine, Institutional Research, Admissions, and Enrollment Services

Represent the College of Pharmacy Office of Assessment to external entities, including but not limited to AACP, ACPE, and HLC.

Serve as College Qualtrics administrator

Resource/Personnel Management
Administer Office of Assessment operating budget and prepare annual budget requests that are aligned to strategic goals

Approve expenses according to University policy and procedures and perform periodic budget reviews

Oversee and evaluate academic assessment specialist and program coordinator support in the Office of Assessment in relation to this role and provide feedback for annual performance evaluation, as appropriate.

Recommend salary adjustments, resource, and utilization needs.

Faculty Development
Provide faculty development workshops on assessment topics

Provide training on assessment resources available to faculty (Ex. Qualtrics).

Other duties as assigned

Master’s Degree in education, psychology, social sciences or related field required. Advanced training in higher education administration, educational evaluation and measurement and/or institutional research and assessment required. Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum of 3 years work experience, preferably in an academic setting.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
Ability to effectively present information to individuals at all levels.

Willingness to learn new software programs to support work initiatives (e.g. ExamSoft, Tableau, Qualtrics)

Familiarity with basic quantitative data analysis and statistical analysis programs like SPSS or SAS

Experience administering and analyzing assessments

Ability to represent NEOMED College of Pharmacy to internal and external partners.

Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Maintain strict confidentiality and model professional behavior and image that positively reflects the College and University

Commitment to the University’s diversity initiative and the advancement of diversity among its students, residents, faculty and staff.

Core Competencies

Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.

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