Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator

Southern Virginia University
Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator

Southern Virginia University is seeking a talented and motivated Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator helps direct the University’s ongoing efforts in regards to institutional effectiveness, accreditation, and academic and non-academic assessment functions. This is a full-time, on-site position.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least two years experience in assessment, reporting, and planning for accreditation compliance
  • Ability to perform complex tasks related to the gathering, analysis, and reporting of assessment and accreditation data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365
  • Ability to learn and utilize new software tools
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple tasks, especially across multiple campus departments and with a variety of people

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree
  • Experience working in institutional effectiveness at a SACSCOC-accredited institution

  • Coordinate the planning, execution, and delivery of national assessments (SSI, NSSE, CLA+)
  • Assist with the assessment of student learning outcomes in conjunction with program coordinators in academics
  • Assist with the assessment of non-academic units across campus
  • Provide support and feedback on the annual assessment cycle, including academic and non-academic assessment plans, assessment results, and subsequent monitoring, debriefing, and alignment with upcoming plans
  • Assist in the planning and execution of regular accreditation functions, including the assignment of narrative sections, follow-up with campus leaders composing accreditation narrative, validation of written accreditation narratives, and the assembly and delivery of the university’s compliance certificate
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned

About Southern Virginia University

Established in 1996, Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, four-year residential college aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the idyllic Shenandoah Valley, Southern Virginia University maintains a campus environment, including a Code of Conduct, that is aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Human Resources at Review of applications will begin immediately. Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer. This document provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and the general nature and level of work associated therewith. It should not be interpreted as describing all duties related to this position, nor used to limit the nature and extent of assignments given to an employee.