The purpose of this position is to coordinate the development of and continued focus on the areas of Assessment of Student Learning and Non-Academic Assessment projects specific to higher education. Responsible for maintaining and supporting the use of the selected assessment software; training of staff/faculty on use of the software; and developing and assisting with the utilization of reporting capabilities in support of institutional effectiveness. Provide training and support for faculty and staff on the overall Integrated Institutional Effectiveness assessment process and requirements. May select and adapt qualitative and quantitative methods, practices and theories to perform analysis, interpret results, and document findings, and assist with the organization and implementation of assessment projects, and identifying ways to improve institutional effectiveness. Participates in the IIE Steering and Assessment Committees. May assign and/or supervise the work of others.
Completion of a Master’s degree required; Doctorate preferred. Minimum of three years in higher education required that includes work with academic/ administrative assessment and a demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of assessment and evaluation processes, including a thorough understanding of student learning outcomes. Teaching experience at the college level required.
Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) was organized in 1966 as one of 15 community college districts in Iowa. IVCCD is unique among Iowa's community college districts because it operates two separate community colleges under the umbrell of one district. There is no Iowa Valley Community College...rather, the District operates Ellsworth Communicy College in Iowa Falls (founded in 1890), Marshalltown Community College (founded in 1927), and Iowa Valley Continuing Education, as well as a satellite center (Iowa Valley Grinnell, established in 1993).ECC and MCC offer one-year and two-year career-technical programs as well as Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) transfer degrees. Iowa Valley Continuing Education offers training for business and industry as well as thousands of adult education programs and services througout the Central Iowa service area. Iowa Valley Grinnell offers both college credit and adult education programs and services in Poweshiek County.