Director of General Education Assessment & Curriculum Management
Tidewater Community College
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Internal Number: 41606
Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads â“ both students and employers â“ for 50 years.Â It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force.Â TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions.Â The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCCâ™s institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Job Summary:The Director of General Education Assessment and Curriculum Management (âœDirectorâ) leads the development and implementation of the collegeâ™s general education assessment plan, ensuring that results are utilized to foster student learning. The Director oversees curriculum change processes, shepherding and tracking curriculum changes in all systems, and ensuring accuracy of the catalog and associated systems. In conjunction with the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Academic Affairs team, the Director supports the efforts of academic partnerships, initiatives, reporting and tracking, and services to foster student learning and student success.Â Â The Director of General Education Assessment and Curriculum Management reports to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.Â Functional Responsibilities:Working collaboratively with faculty, academic deans/directors, and other key stakeholders, implement and maintain the collegeâ™s General Education Assessment Plan and assess the collegeâ™s dual enrollment program: Â Assist in developing course learning outcomes and related strategies that support student learning in the collegeâ™s general education competencies.Coordinate the assessment of student learning in general education competency areas, including analyzing data, disseminating information, and recommending action.Â Coordinate the evaluation, review, revision, and use of course learning and general education outcomes based on assessment results to enhance and improve teaching and learning.Â Maintain the collegeâ™s General Education Assessment Plan and related policies and procedures.Develop and implement an assessment plan for the collegeâ™s dual enrollment program.Work with TCC faculty and staff to accurately and effectively implement curriculum changes and publications.Lead college catalog development and implementation, ensuring curricula are accurate in all systems (e.g., Acalog, i-INCUR, Navigate, Transfer Virginia Portal, SIS).Â Effectively and efficiently track and monitor curriculum changes.Prepare correspondence for curriculum proposals, and shepherd proposals through mandated authorities.Â Run, develop, and maintain data reports as related to curricula.Â Work collaboratively with others such as transfer counselors, academic deans/directors, student services, faculty, the registrar, and students to implement and help evaluate transfer and articulated agreements.Â Maintain the collegeâ™s transfer website, programs, and services to promote student transfer.Implement articulated agreements.Research and assist in drafting academic policies and procedures based on nationally recognized best practices that improve the quality and delivery of academic programs and services.Assist as needed with program accreditation efforts.Â Â Coordinate major scholarship applications, e.g. Jack Cooke Kent. Â Work collaboratively with members of the Academic Affairs team on a variety of special projects.Supervise assigned staff, including setting appropriate expectations and evaluating performance against those expectations.Â Submit required reports in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.Perform other tasks as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Demonstrated understanding of evaluation and assessment of student learning.Working knowledge of SACSCOC accreditation standards relevant to assessment and general education.Â Experience developing and implementing academic policy.Curriculum development and/or implementation and management experience.Â Advising experience, preferably at the community college level.Experience in higher education administration, particularly in the areas encompassed by this position, with demonstrated results in managing tasks in a highly complex work environment. Prefer experience at a community college.Â Strong writing skills.Proven attention to detail.Â Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work with a wide range of internal and external partners and stakeholders.Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Doctorate preferred.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.