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Director of Assessment, Tutoring and Library Services
Ivy Tech Community College in Hamilton County, Indiana
 
 
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Date Posted 07/05/2021
Category
Admin-Library
Admin-Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

The Director of Assessment, Tutoring and Library Services will oversee academic student support services for the campus. The Director will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the assessment center, tutoring center, and library services. The Director is responsible for maintaining set standards of exam administration and security procedures within the Testing Center, promoting library services and information literacy activities on and off-campus. The Director will establish and maintain relationships with Academic Affairs, Student Success, Enrollment Services, Career Coaching and Employer Connections, other departmental staff, faculty, testing vendors, partners and other stakeholders as appropriate.

Major Responsibilities:

Customer Service:
Demonstrate a strong customer service and/or student advocacy through a positive attitude of approachability, adaptability, strong problem-solving and desire to identify and support student success.

Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and supported.

Go beyond the easiest or surface answer for a student, or an internal or external customer, and get to the root cause of the problem, question or issue to solve it as quickly and professionally as possible.

Leadership:
Hire, train, supervise, develop and evaluate staff.

Develop and manage budgets, oversee purchasing and generate reports.

Be able to step in when staff are unavailable in any of the three support areas.

Articulate a vision and advocate for the ongoing development of assessment, tutoring, and library services.

Develop, implement, and assess strategic goals for each of the areas of oversight.

Communicate and market services to internal audiences.

Explore opportunities and make recommendations to leadership on ways to add/expand services to meet student and community needs

Represent assessment, tutoring, and the library on appropriate academic and professional committees, boards, etc. at the regional, state, and national level.

Participate in training as necessary to stay abreast of appropriate technical areas.

Assessment Center Administration:
Ensure the administration of exams through the Center to meet exam integrity and security as well as provide exemplary customer service. This includes operational support to campus roll-up sites or locations that deliver placement or other exams outside of and/or without a dedicated Testing Center.

Ensure that all Testing Center staff charged with exam administration meet vendor process and administration requirements.

Manage the scheduling of activities in the Center.

Manage record keeping and reporting of center activity. Keep records of all Testing Services exam administration conducted on the campus and campus roll-up sites and other information as necessary to provide reports in a timely manner.

Measure and maximize Center capacity. Ensure that appropriate equipment is available for the administration and security of exam administration.

Work alongside Career Coaching and Employer Connections and Academic partners on curriculum and/or training that includes exam administration.

Work closely with other Testing Services Managers to ensure consistency for candidates and promotion of academic integrity. Active participation in Testing Services Management group discussions and attendance at statewide meetings.

Stay abreast of knowledge about academic assessments, certifications and exam providers.

Obtain and maintain vendor credentialing to act as an occasional backup, temporary proctor when needed.

Tutoring Center Administration:
The Director will be expected to tutor in content area of expertise for a minimum of five hours per week

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the tutoring center, including scheduling, data-collection, and facilitating relationships between tutors and faculty

Train and develop content tutors

Library Services Administration:
Supervise the selection and evaluation of library collections appropriate for the academic curriculum and related needs of Ivy Tech students, staff, faculty, and community constituencies.

Provide leadership in information technology issues in close collaboration with peers in technology, distance learning, and instruction.

Provide leadership for the integration of Information Literacy into the curriculum.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

Supervision Received: Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Supervision Given: Full-time and part-time support services staff including proctors, tutors, and managers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required.

Three (3) years related experience in one or more of the following areas: testing centers, information management, resource management, training, or education.

Working knowledge of computers is essential.

Strong interpersonal, leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Supervisory and management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer knowledge including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, library automation systems, online database products, and Internet resources

Ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Ability to effectively lead and manage change

Must possess an ability and a willingness to travel in the performance of assigned duties.

Preferred Qualifications:

Formal course work or training directly related to assessment, tutoring or library services.

Higher education experience.

Five years of administrative and supervisory experience.

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative experience at a community college or post-secondary academic institution.

Other Requirements:

Work Hours:

Hiring Range:

Team Ivy Referral:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Advertised: 29 Jun 2021 US Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Jul 2021 US Eastern Daylight Time

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