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    Summary

    Air University's (AU) Education Support Squadron (ESS) invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Director, Program Evaluation. This position takes the lead role in planning, coordinating, developing, and conducting Professional Education assessments for Air University Officer Professional Military Education (OPME) programs to provide meaningful data for strategic planning and contributing to assessment of AU Institutional Effectiveness efforts.

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    Responsibilities

    Oversees OPME assessment programs IAW AF and AU instructions (AUI). Coordinates OPME inputs to AU's comprehensive effectiveness program integrating the processes of planning, assessment/evaluation, and resourcing activities. Directs all aspects of the ESS Program Assessment division in accordance with applicable Air Force and Air University instructions, including management responsibilities for a staff that includes GS and active duty personnel. Establishes systems and processes to collect student, faculty, and alumni feedback on educational programs, and produces summary reports for presenting appropriate date for review by authorized personnel. Employs both qualitative and quantitative methodology for proper data gathering analysis, and reporting of findings on the effectiveness of the OPME school curricula, instructional methods and delivery, and academic support activities. Serves as research consultant for Air University's institutional effectiveness research and independent research efforts. Provides technical advice on research methodology to students, faculty, and external researchers seeking to collect data from OPME populations. Provides guidance and assistance to faculty, students, alumni and employees IAW operating instructions. Coordinates OPME inputs to Air University's comprehensive institutional effectiveness program, integrating the processes of planning, assessment and evaluation, and resourcing activities. Designs surveys and other data gathering instruments for OPME educational programs. Provides training, assistance and guidance to the faculty and staff on Professional Education policies and procedures.

    Serves as research consultant for Air University institutional effectiveness research and independent research efforts. Provides technical advice on research methodology to students, faculty, and external researchers seeking to collect data from OPME populations. Maintains professional expertise and relationships with educators, researchers, and government officials in curriculum areas of specialization. Utilizes correspondence with professional organizations and research and writing for publications involved with institutional effectiveness to stay abreast of developments and potential applications. Represents the ESS at meetings, conferences, and symposia with collegial and professional organizations.

    Provides service roles to support the Air University OPME schools as academic institutions. Service roles may include providing advice and counsel to Course Directors, Department Directors, and Deans on topics related to Institutional Effectiveness.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584067500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.