Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Closing date: December 14, 2012

Position title: Director of Institutional Assessment

Position summary:

The Director of the Office of Institutional Assessment supports the University’s institutional effectiveness efforts through the collection, analysis and distribution of meaningful data. This position works with departments and offices throughout the university to support the development of the Annual Assessment Reports and accreditation by state and national organizations. The director provides leadership in the design, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of institutional research activities and oversees all survey administration processes, including survey development, design, sampling, data collection, data analysis, reporting and results dissemination; provides support/consultation for academic program review and other program evaluation. (See job description)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • One (1) year data analyses experience.
  • Advanced knowledge/skills in Excel, relational databases and applied statistical analyses.
  • Relevant experience in areas including, but not limited to: 1) Data collection, analysis and interpretation 2) Strategic planning 3) Project management and assessment 4) Accreditation processes and requirements 5) Assessment of student learning 6) A strong statistical and analytical skill set, demonstrating deep knowledge of financial modeling and trend analysis
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge/skills in Access, SPSS, SQL, and Survey Monkey.
  • Previous experience in an academic/administrative office environment dealing comfortably with complex University, Washington State, and federal regulations.

Application procedures:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

  • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
  • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared them for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education.  To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate
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  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.