Institutional Effectiveness Director

South Georgia Technical College

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Institutional Effectiveness Director

Responsibilities: Directs the design and execution of plans for maintaining accredited status for the college, as well  as program specific accreditations, certifications and licensures; prepares accreditation documentation files for review by accreditation agency staff; prepares and submits annual reports  as required; provides guidance to instruction administration concerning accreditation matters;  Provides accreditation training as required; Coordinates and oversees the strategic planning process for the college; advises college administration and other staff on progress, problems, solutions and desirable changes in relation to  strategic planning; schedules and conducts meetings to present, explain and discuss the strategic  plan with individuals and groups; provides input in college policies and procedures; compiles and  distributes annual reports; establishes time frames needed to complete projects according to  federal, state, external agency, and department deadlines; Advances the vision, mission, purpose and values of the college across multiple campuses;  communicates accurate information to department staff and outside entities; meets with outside  entities for the promotion of policies and procedures and the sharing of resources; serves on  appropriate college standing and ad hoc committees; reviews reports and other documentation to  monitor levels of activity and to identify staff problem areas and strengths; analyzes decisions made  by staff to ensure adherence to policies, regulations and department/college goals; Coordinates the development of program goals, objectives, policies and standards for quality  assurance; analyzes and assesses the effectiveness of existing programs; coordinates the  institutional research needed to evaluate the college’s effectiveness; prepares and updates  planning documents; reviews reports of independent project efforts to determine areas of  weakness; recommends corrective actions and sets deadline; provides interpretations and  guidance to college personnel to ensure compliance with state, regional and federal regulations;  collects, analyzes and organizes data for input into planning and evaluation activities; provides  evaluative services that ensure the ability to examine the effectiveness of academic programs and  services; coordinates the preparation of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System,  college boards, and various reports; Maintains the components of the Performance Accountability System; coordinates annual PAS  reports and documents; compiles accurate statistical information for PAS/PAR reports, including diploma  and certificate rates and percentages for placement and completion; prepares executive summary  or local board approval; Attends PAS/PAR conferences as requested; Manages and oversees financial/budget operation of the department;  Monitors the activities of personnel to ensure compliance with TCSG policy manual and department procedures;  Develops and/or assists with the development of policies and procedures and recommends changes to effectively meet the goals and requirements of the program; Evaluates employees at scheduled intervals upon reviewing of all relevant information;  Conducts regular evaluation of services provided and make adjustments as needed;  Maintains up-to-date policies, procedures, and state or federal laws that may impact department initiatives.

Competencies: Knowledge of college and program-specific accreditation standards  Knowledge of strategic planning practices and procedures; Knowledge of institutional effectiveness assessment strategies; Knowledge of policies and procedures related to the operation of postsecondary institutions and specifically, two year or technical colleges; Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs; Decision making and problem solving skills; Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public; Skill in the supervision of personnel; Oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in education, business management or a closely related field *and* Three (3) years of work experience in postsecondary education

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in education, business management or closely related field; Five (5) years of related work experience in an educational setting; Experience with SACSCOC and/or other accreditation process; Experience with preparation and maintenance of required documentation necessary for maintaining SACSCOC and/or other accreditation; Experience with faculty and staff development related to accreditation requirements.

This position will report to President of South Georgia Technical College.

Salary/Benefits:  Salary commensurate with education and work experience.  Full time position with State of Georgia benefits.

Application Deadline:   Until Filled;  Applicant Instructions/Information:  Please complete our SGTC application on our website www.southgatech.edu; access this by clicking on the link Careers @ SGTC.  For further assistance call the Human Resources office at (229) 931-2450 or by emailing slarson@southgatech.edu.  Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with SGTC.
Equal Opportunity Employer.

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