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Kennesaw State University

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Assistant Director, Program Evaluation

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468039
Date Posted: 10/25/2021
Date Inactive: 11/01/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Director, Program Evaluation
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field

Status Update: Listing has been Removed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Director, Program Evaluation

Job ID: 232536

Location: Kennesaw, Georgia

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Manage client-based projects involving multi-modal surveys and program evaluations. Prepares proposals for contracts and discuss project parameters, progress, and deliverables with clients. Oversee final work product of staff evaluators and serve as academic mentor/supervisor to student interns.

1. Develops additional research projects for the Burruss Institute

2. Meets with potential clients, design research methodology and writes proposals for needs assessments, program evaluation and data collection projects

3. Supervises assigned full-time staff positions and student interns

4. Designs and manages all needs assessment and evaluation projects from start to finish to ensure project requirements and deadlines are met

5. Acts as primary client contact for projects to discuss project parameters, progress and deliverables

6. Conducts data analysis and produce social science reports

7. Reviews and edits professional reports written by other Burruss Institute staff

8. Ensures work products are correct, properly communicated and submitted on time

9. Oversees the administration of survey telephone laboratory

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Social Science

Required Experience
Five (5) years of progressive experience in client-based environment

Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in methodology, including statistical analysis

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Professional competence
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette"

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

• Standard Enhanced + Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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Application deadline: 01/31/2022