Dr. Jeff Doyle currently works full-time in Institutional Effectiveness at Baylor University. As the Associate Director for Institutional Planning and Assessment, Jeff collaborates with over 30 administrative departments in their efforts to strategically plan, assess progress, and implement improvements.
During his time at Baylor, Jeff has taught various undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Education and the School of Business. These courses typically center on organizational behavior, leadership and higher education management. From 2010-2015, Jeff served as the point person for an undergraduate leadership minor at Baylor that he helped grow from zero to over one-hundred leadership minors.
When he is not working for Baylor, Jeff serves as a Consulting Advisor to Higher Talent Executive Search, where he identifies extraordinary leadership talent in people and connects these people to executive openings that allow them to do excellent work for universities and other non-profits.
Prior to his current role at Baylor, Jeff served for nine years as the Dean for Student Learning and Engagement at Baylor, where he oversaw the departments of Campus Living & Learning, New Student Programs, the Academy for Leadership Development, and Student Activities (including Greek Life, Student Organizations, Campus Activities, the Student Union, Waco Hall, and Spirit & Traditions). He also led divisional assessment efforts, guided communication with and outreach to students, and led out on new construction and renovations in Student Life.
Jeff came to Baylor from Appalachian State University where he served as the Director of Residence Life and Adjunct Graduate Faculty in Higher Education from 2003-2010.
Prior to that, Jeff worked as the Assistant Vice-President for Student Affairs at Shenandoah University. Jeff has a Ph.D. in higher education administration, a master’s degree in counselor education, and a bachelor’s degree in biology, all from the University of Virginia. He has also spent time working for Eastern Mennonite University, the Federal Executive Institute, Florida State University, and Lynchburg College.
In his free time, Jeff enjoys reading, exercising, spending time with his family, and serving his church and local community.