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Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)- Transformative Learning

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Academic Affairs
Posting Job Title: Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)- Transformative Learning
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Associate Professor or Professor - TBD
Area of Specialty-Discipline: A Program Offered at Kennesaw State University
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable: Director of the QEP
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 12-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 07/01/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Curriculum, the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Director provides leadership and direction to faculty, staff, and students to facilitate the integration of transformative learning at Kennesaw State University. This position manages the documentation and reporting requirements and ensures alignment with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure QEP alignment with SACSCOC standards
  • Work with faculty, administration, staff, and students to guarantee the successful submission and implementation of the Kennesaw State University QEP
  • Foster an environment of collaboration with the QEP Development team on the design of new policies, procedures, curricula, facilities, job descriptions, and professional development necessary to achieve the QEP goals
  • Work with the appropriate university staff members to maintain and update the QEP website.
  • Work closely with Deans, Department Chairs, and Assoc. VP for Enrollment Services to provide input/recommendations to Deans and Chairs on transformative activities and course sections to meet demand
  • Promote participation in the QEP throughout the university and to the community
  • Work with the Project Director to coordinate and lead the activities of the QEP Development and Implementation committees
  • In coordination with the Director of Assessment, develop and manage the QEP assessment plan.
  • Evaluate and approve proposed High Impact Practices (HIPs) to determine if they meet the criteria to be part of the QEP
  • Coordinate the training for faculty and staff to develop high quality HIPs

*Perform outreach and marketing to students to encourage participation

  • Coordinate the evaluation of reflections submitted by students utilizing trained faculty and established rubrics
  • Partner with Director of Assessment to collect and analyze the results of the QEP program and implement improvements as necessary to increase effectiveness
  • Manage the QEP Budget in compliance with all KSU and University System of Georgia policies, procedures, and procedures
  • Provide oversight and updates to the campus community regarding the QEP
  • Teach one course each academic year

*This position will be responsible for fifth-year report and maintain the ongoing project after five years.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate or terminal degree in a KSU discipline (or its foreign equivalent) from an accredited university
  • Demonstrated knowledge, interest, and competence in student development theory, student engagement, and student-success; this may be manifest through academic credentials, research activities, scholarly engagement, or artistic work
  • Knowledge of trends in higher education
  • Excellent verbal, listening, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experienced leader with a track record of getting results
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and partner in an environment that honors shared governance
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty, Deans, and Department Chairs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of assessment and program evaluation.
Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 01/30/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

Questions concerning the position or the search process should be directed to Brian M. Wooten, Search Committee Chair or 470-578-2198

To learn more about the QEP, please go to

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

Position will be open until filled. To be guaranteed consideration, candidates must have complete application submitted by January 30, 2018.

Other/additional documents required with the application:
· Statement of leadership philosophy
· Commitment to diversity

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000609
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 38018
Departmental/College Overview:
Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Other Documents
Optional Documents