This position oversees the academic program review and assessment. As a member of the Academic Programs and Quality Assurance unit, the incumbent for this position provides leadership and management for the development and implementation of Minnesota State program review and quality assurance process and procedures, represents system academic program interests to a wide variety of constituent groups, and foster academic program and quality assurance among Minnesota State colleges and universities.
About Minnesota State
Minnesota State is the largest single provider of higher education in the state. With 37 institutions, including 30 community and technical and seven state universities, Minnesota State serves 64 percent of the state's undergraduate student population.
We employ more than 15,900 dedicated faculty and staff focused on student success. We provide essential training and specialized certification options for business, industry, and professionals throughout Minnesota.
The work location is in the heart of downtown St. Paul, right in the skyway system. Benefits include excellent low cost and low deductible health and dental insurance, retirement package, tuition waiver at Minnesota State institutions (after three years of employment) and flexible working hours.
Minnesota State System Office is proud to be a Minnesota Yellow Ribbon agency.
Three (3) years of experience in higher education with demonstrated familiarity of accreditation, assessment, academic program review, evaluation and development, and international programs.
Strong understanding of academic policies, procedures, and culture.
Two (2) years of experience in program review, assessment and development.
Two (2) years of experience in quality improvement and/or experience in implementing and managing quality improvement processes.
Strong understanding of academic policies, procedures, and culture
Knowledge of program and institution accreditation.
Ability to act as both guide and evaluator
Ability to handle a sizeable caseload of programs, to manage the detail of multiple simultaneous activities,
Highly motivated, flexible, adaptable, and service-oriented, with strong collaborative skills for team work and consensus building among staff and faculty
Excellent oral and communication skills and strong presentation skills
Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others.
Ability to set priorities and multi-task
Ability to learn and innovate as needs of higher education evolve.
Strong organizational skills
Exhibit a commitment to affirmative action and equal opportunity
Minnesota State is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.
Three plus (3+) years of experience in quality improvement
Three plus (3+) years of experience in implementing and managing quality improvement processes.
Teaching experience at four-year institutions of higher education
Experience in post-secondary education administration that includes responsibilities for academic program review and assessment.
Experience in international education, study abroad or international student advising
Experience with the implementation and facilitation of academic program review and assessment in higher education.
Experience with the implementation and facilitation of best practices in the higher education academic assessment community.
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Internal Number: 19035
About MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, SYSTEM OFFICE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.