Institutional Effectiveness Director

Job Description

Job ID: 1191059
Employment Status: Full-Time
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With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College has a strong tradition of educating health care professionals.

Goldfarb School of Nursing is located on the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a second site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Goldfarb is a private nursing college that enrolls over 650 students in its baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Goldfarb has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation manikins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.

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Role Purpose

The Institutional Effectiveness (IE) Director leads institutional research, effectiveness, accountability and evaluation for the College. Responsible for coordinating institutional activities to provide support for comprehensive program of institutional effectiveness consistent with the accreditation requirements for the college. Through collaboration and communication with college constituents, the IE Director is responsible for assessment initiatives, analysis and reporting of institutional assessment data, generation of internal and external reports, and monitoring college accountability and assessment measures including state-determined performance metrics. Demonstrated skills in development, implementation and evaluation of postsecondary curriculum, accelerated instructional delivery mechanisms, performance-based instruction, technology-based instructional delivery and other creative approaches to secondary education. Experience working with multiple and diverse constituents in support of the college’s mission and assists in the preparation of reports for federal, state, and accrediting agencies


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Oversees the College's external/internal reporting, and analysis in support of institutional assessment, planning, and communication of institutional effectiveness results and decision-making.
  • Leads the College institutional effectiveness department to foster continuous improvement of the College by working collaboratively with college administration and faculty to identify, define, collect and prioritize large amounts of institutional data to support decision for the college.
  • Manages the college-wide integration of meaningful assessment processes and best practices in support of student learning and institutional effectiveness.
  • Support institutional research and analysis activities, including the development of surveys and other methods of data collection, in conjunction with relevant departments to ensure consistency in the analysis and use of survey data across college departments.
  • Provide support to employees of the college regarding research methodologies, results, and their direct relationship to student success.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Master's Degree
  • - Education/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Doctorate
  • - Education/related
    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer