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COED Assessment, Director Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75712
  • Pay Grade: P10
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Principal
  • Family: Academic Programs
  • Function: Academic Support


This position is designed to coordinate the continuous improvement of teacher education programs across campus. Primarily, this position will work with COED administration in order to be a liaison to policy-making bodies and initiatives across campus. Communicating internally and externally about Boise State assessment efforts is paramount to the effectiveness of program improvement efforts.

Level Scope

Recognized master in professional discipline with significant impact and influence on campus policy and program development. Establishes critical strategic and operational goals; develops and implements new products, processes, standards or operational plans to achieve strategies. Regularly leads projects of critical importance to the campus; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. Requires significant influence and communication with executive leadership. Problems faced are frequently complex and multidimensional, requiring broad based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Advanced Degree and 8 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience, including mastery level knowledge of level area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Professional Licensure for teachers in the state and national
  • National policy trends in teacher education/professional licensure
  • Education assessment
  • Performance assessment
  • Data collection and analysis for program evaluation/continuous improvement

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the COED Assessment, Director must:

  • Coordinate continuous program improvement across teacher education programs
  • Serve as primary communication liaison among stakeholders, including Program advisors, teacher education faculty, office staff, policy-making bodies, governing committees, and teacher education leadership teams
  • Facilitate communication and partnerships with stakeholders
  • Streamline communication processes, including website presence and reporting requirements
  • Interpretation of national, state policies and interaction with SBOE, SDE, legislature and national TE bodies
  • Work with COE faculty teaching and developing coursework as interested/applicable
  • Serve as director for NTEP pilot work on Boise State campus and facilitate outreach with other Idaho IHEs
  • Engage in research and evaluation efforts for new initiatives like tiered licensure, program impact on student achievement, graduate program impact, and recruitment/retention efforts
  • Coordinate consultancy initiatives in “teacher-to-new” institutional recommendations and additional endorsements; design fee system with other IHEs to determine process to follow revised policy

35% of Time the COED Assessment, Director

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the COED Assessment, Director

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.