Director of Institutional Planning and Assessment

Baylor University

Director of Institutional Planning and Assessment

Position Summary
Baylor University is seeking an experienced Director of Institutional Planning and Assessment. Located in the department of Institutional Effectiveness, this critical role is responsible for assimilating and analyzing data at the institutional level in an effort to facilitate a robust and ongoing assessment of university programs and student learning outcomes. Additionally, this position ensures year-round compliance with SACSCOC requirements, and designs and implements institutional planning and continuous improvement efforts that complement the University's efforts towards accreditation compliance.

The best candidate for this role will be inspired by Baylor's vision for being a premier Christian Research University and will have prior higher education experience. Prior experience specifically in accreditation at the institutional, school, college, or department level is strongly desired.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and experience:

  • Prior experience collecting, analyzing, and reporting data
  • Experience in institutional research or related field
  • Experience with regional accreditation
  • Statistical skills are necessary

A Master's Degree, five years of relevant work experience, and a Christian faith are required. A Doctoral Degree and eight years of relevant work experience are preferred.

To Apply
View the full position description: Director of Institutional Planning and Assessment. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

The Baylor Experience
Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions*, they also get to experience Baylor.

  • Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (
  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for staff and qualified dependents*
  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year

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About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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