Peru State College
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Professional Staff Employment Opportunities
Director of Assessment, Research, and Student Success



Start Date: Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary low to mid 60’s DOQ.  Excellent benefits package.


This position requires a master’s degree, doctoral degree preferred, preferably in a field related to education, human development, learning theory, guidance and counseling, psychology, research methodology, human systems analysis, or scientific inquiry.  A minimum of five years of supervisory experience is necessary, preferably in higher education. A minimum of one year experience working with program development, implementation, and/or assessment is desirable. Must have functional knowledge and practical experience implementing support programming in student affairs with a student development focus. An understanding of research methodologies and a familiarity with best practices in higher education student services are necessary. Must be able to design and implement data management systems, conduct data collection utilizing various data tools, and adapt to changes in technology. A genuine interest in learning dynamics is required. Additionally, this individual must possess a strong affinity toward detail-oriented projects, effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. The ability to work with a wide variety of individuals including students, College administration, faculty, department heads, members of the campus community, and external constituencies. A strong understanding and ability to interpret institutional assessment tools including, but not limited to, the NSSE and CAAP testing is desired. The position requires basic proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel (including pivot tables) as well as PeopleSoft, WebFocus, and SPSS or other data analysis software.


This position oversees the operation of student success programs, institutional research, and is directly responsible for institutional assessment. The position provides programmatic leadership for retention-based services including at-risk student identification and intervention, career services, counseling services, disability accommodation services, standardized testing, and tutoring and serves as the authorized certifying official for TRIO grant implementation. The individual is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting outcomes data for institutional assessment; preparing institutional reports; and working with faculty and staff to identify and address amendable obstacles to student success.  The position is responsible for summarizing and synthesizing findings from various assessment methods, presenting an interpretive analysis of the implications, and proposing appropriate actions in an annual assessment report.



Employment Application (pdf)


Send the following:

  1. the completed application
  2. letter of interest
  3. resume clearly showing education, work background and years of experience
  4. contact information for 3 current references (name, address, telephone number and email)


Human Resources

Peru State College

PO Box 10

Peru, NE 68421-0010.


Peru State College’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management.  Peru State College is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System.


Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution.  PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions.  The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504.  Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Eulanda Cade, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Peru State College, PO Box 10, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230.