Director, Program Evaluation, Compliance, and Assessment
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Based on qualifications
Internal Number: 504085
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.
For more information regarding Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, click here.
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. This is position will work in person/on campus.
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.
SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students, faculty, and staff in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university’s secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testing.
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.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
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.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Casie Martinez at [email protected]
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.
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
Now in its 124th year, San Diego State University is a place of knowledge, experience, and impact and takes pride in more than a century of achievement in education, research, and service. It is one of the oldest institutions in California, with 400,000+ living alumni and many more friends in the community who have a stake in its future. SDSU is expanding its global impact, unifying the university through a common mission and identity. Under a single name, the multi-campus university includes the San Diego campus, SDSU Imperial Valley, SDSU Global Campus, a future SDSU Mission Valley location, regional microsites, and other programs around the globe and online. The university provides students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct interaction with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares culturally-competent global citizens, compassionate leaders, and ethical innovators who will transform the world.
SDSU strives for equity and inclusion in everything it does, building on the human and intellectual diversity of students, faculty, and staff as a source of innovation and strength. SDSU is rank...ed 35 nationwide for ethnic diversity, and roughly 54% of the university's undergraduates and graduates are students from historically marginalized populations. SDSU is the No. 1 LGBTQ+-friendly campus in California, and No. 8 nationally, according to Campus Pride and BestColleges. ?Further, the university is consistently ranked as a top school for veterans? and ?serves more than 4,000 military-connected students?. Most critically, the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion translate to results: Continuation and degree completion rates have increased over the last decade, and equity gaps have begun to close effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students.