Position Classification Title: Dir,Assessment
Position Classification Code: R2008
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 14
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provides institutional leadership in creating and maintaining a culture whereby institutional decisions are made based on evidence of student learning and institutional effectiveness. The position is responsible for providing assistance, training and development in assessment practices; coordinating assessment initiatives and activities across campus, and as appropriate, system-wide.
Standard Duties:
Provides leadership and training in academic and non-academic student learning assessment, and other outcomes assessment, including evaluation and review of assessment practices. Coordinates assessment activities across the NMSU system campuses as appropriate and uphold a vision for unified cultures of assessment both campus- and system-wide. Directs the institution in developing and maintaining meaningful assessment practices, including academic and non-academic learning and operational assessment that positively impacts student learning and provides quality assurance to external entities of overall institutional effectiveness and continuous improvement. Documents how evidence of achievement on outcomes is used to improve programs and ensure the institution is realizing its mission. Represents NMSU locally, at the state-level, and nationally in the assessment field.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of assessment practices and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Ph.D. or Terminal Degree
   Experience- Eight (8) years of teaching at a university level or professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-