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Position: Director of Academic Assessment

Date posted: Friday, August 29, 2014
Department: Academic Affairs
Location: Columbia, MO

Type: Other
Term: Full time

Columbia College in Columbia, MO, seeks a Director of Academic Assessment to ensure evidence-based decision making plays a leading role in continuous improvement in the curriculum across all of Columbia College's venue and programs through coordinating assessment plans at the department and institutional level. The Director supports and advises faculty who create and employ student learning assessment that provides actionable feedback and insights. The Director will manage administrative activities required to execute the assessment plans consistent with the standards of Columbia College and its accrediting bodies (HLC, DESE, ANA, etc.).

Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree with training and/or experience equivalent to a minimum of four to seven years of relevant professional work. Previous higher education experience, preferably in the area of curriculum development and assessment or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with online programs helpful. Preferred qualifications include possessing a Ph.D. or terminal degree, experience working in higher education and academic assessment, knowledge of curriculum development and modern learning theory, and ability to use Taskstream, Examsoft, and D2L.

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

Interested applicants can apply online at, or by submitting a completed Columbia College application, resume and cover letter to:

Columbia College Human Resources
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
or via fax (573) 875-7266

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.

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