Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Eastern Washington University in Washington

Date Posted January 9, 2017
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

Eastern Washington University seeks an experienced and dynamic leader who has a comprehensive understanding of how assessment and accreditation fit into a university education for the 21st century. The Director is responsible for planning and managing multi-faceted projects related to assessment, planning, accreditation efforts, and other special projects. The position performs highly complex tasks related to assessment planning, analysis, and interpretation, determining organizational needs, collaborating with and communicating to campus constituencies, making recommendations, providing progress reports, and following through on project implementation. This is an administrative position reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness when that position is filled; prior to that person joining Eastern, the Director position will report to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Eastern seeks an experienced academic leader and a strategic thinker. Qualifications include an advanced degree (doctorate preferred) in educational research, research and evaluation, or related field; demonstrated experience with college/university/department/program accreditation and/or assessment programs; knowledge of and experience with student record databases; prefer experience with Banner. The Director must possess a demonstrated experience with computer-based quantitative research methods, qualitative research methods, and data analysis. The selected candidate must have strong computer, quantitative, and communication skills, and the ability to manage concurrent projects. Experience as a faculty member, with national assessment standards and leading accreditation efforts is highly desired.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the University’s web site: Applications should include a letter describing interest and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional reference contacts. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified. Visit our online portal at for complete position information and to submit your application materials.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing and retaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic programs. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Eastern is a rapidly-growing, regional, comprehensive public university, located in Cheney, just 16 miles from Spokane, Washington's second largest city. Founded in 1882, Eastern has evolved to meet the demands of a changing student body and workforce.

The university’s mission statement articulates EWU’s focus on student learning and success as well as the commitment to providing students of diverse economic, cultural and regional backgrounds the opportunity to transform their lives through learning:

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

Our commitment to students is straightforward: our goal is student graduation. Once accepted as an EWU student, we work with the individual, intentionally and strategically, to help them achieve their learning goals and progress efficiently towards an academic degree.


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