Description: Position Summary
The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations, and organizational structures while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging, and inclusion through:
- Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
- Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds;
- Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and
- Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Under the general direction of the Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Strategic Initiatives, the Director of Program Evaluation, Compliance, and Assessment leads the conceptualization and design of Division strategies to assess learning, programs, and services. In collaboration with senior leadership, the Director establishes assessment priorities, identifies data needs and gaps, develops the assessment plan and annual timeline, analyzes data, and shares findings to support a culture of evidence-based practice. This position ensures that assessment activities align with learning outcomes and the Division's strategic goals and objectives and provides expertise and guidance to leadership and other staff to plan and implement meaningful assessment activities. This position serves as the primary liaison from Student Affairs and Campus Diversity to the Office of Analytic Studies and Institutional Research and other assessment/research units at SDSU.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. Education and Experience
Earned doctorate in research, measurement, and statistics or higher education with an emphasis in assessment, research, measurement, and statistics and five or more years of relevant post-degree research experience, preferably in Student Affairs. Specialized Skills
Compensation and Benefits
- Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel software.
- Ability to load and extract data in SIMSR (Student Database System).
- Thorough knowledge and experience in the use of statistical packages such as SPSS and/or SAS.
- General knowledge and experience in the use of assessment management systems such as WEAVE.
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
- Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
- Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
- An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
- California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 1, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by August 31, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled