Program Assistant-AFT

Glassboro, New Jersey
Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Performs the systematic collection of evaluation data and maintains longitudinal datasets and excel spreadsheets for tracking and providing descriptive, comparative and longitudinal analysis of student performance, curriculum outcomes, and course effectiveness

    Compiles metrics and reports to support college-level review processes
    Creates/requests cognos reports or dashboards needed to analyze efficiency of instruction, room utilization, and faculty load reports
    Utilizes computerized systems (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Banner, Tableau) for accessing and downloading data
    Performs quality control on datasets to ensure data integrity
    Creates technical reporting data tables, charts, and visualization of data
    Maintains spreadsheets of varied information (i.e. equipment inventories, student and program metrics)
    Oversees communication with Department Chairs/Heads to ensure timeliness of reports/requests
    Assists with providing data support for grant submission materials and grant administration for grants and contracts awards to Dean’s office (training grants, faculty development workshops, etc.)
    Acquires necessary data to support grant submissions using databases (Tableau, Banner, Cayuse) to acquire demographic information and grant records.
    Performs quality control on datasets to ensure data integrity
    Creates technical reporting data tables, charts, and visualization.
    Facilitates all communication, forms, and processes related to student affairs
    Support the academic probation and dismissal process for the college and school
    Support the planning, coordination, and execution of the commencement ceremony, new student orientation, open houses and award ceremonies
    Performs office manager responsibilities including ordering and receiving supplies and equipment
    Organizes College/School support meetings
    Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special assignments as directed by the Dean or Associate and Assistant Deans

Essential Skills and Qualifications:


    Bachelor’s degree required.
    Experience in data collection, management, and reporting.
    Effective analytical, organizational, and communication skills are essential.
    Excellent computer skills including WORD, EXCEL, COGNOS, TABLEAU or other database software.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills and expertise in data analysis and reporting.
    Ability to be a team player and build effective working relationships with faculty, professional staff, and administrators.

    Familiarity with university database systems (BANNER, COGNOS, Tableau) desired.
    Experience in higher education preferred.

The application must be submitted through our online application system.

Submit cover letter and resume.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.