Assessment and Technology Specialist

Location
Burlington, Vermont
Salary
Between $50,000 to $60,000 per year + benefits
Posted
Mar 24, 2017
Ref
00022827
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 

Assessment and Technology Specialist

Division of Student Affairs (www.uvm.edu/~saffairs)

The University of Vermont is seeking a senior-level Assessment and Technology Specialist.

This senior-level role is housed within the Vice Provost and Dean of Students Office and will lead assessment and strategic planning and will provide functional supervision to assessment activities in the eight departments within the Division of Students of Affairs. This position provides data and analysis to Divisional leadership on student-centered university assessments including career outcomes, the quality of life, outcomes of new strategic initiatives, Title IX climate assessment, and student engagement studies. The senior-level Assessment and Technology Specialist also oversees technology in the Division which includes managing existing databases (eg. Maxient, Simplicity job site), and exploring new technologies that support student success and engagement. This position will also provide some oversight of the Divisional Drupal websites in collaboration with the Communications Director. The role is responsible for the assessment and technology budget and reports to the Division’s Communications Director.

SAMPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide assistance to the Vice Provost through leadership and oversight for institutional and Divisional assessment activities and strategic planning.
  • Represent the Division in institutional assessment initiatives across the university; provide expertise to Divisional partners.
  • Provide leadership for major Divisional assessment and evaluation reports including administration, sampling, and disseminating results.
  • Develop University and Division executive reports and disseminate results in partnership with the Division of Enrollment Management, the Office Institutional Research, and the academic colleges and schools.
  • Manage Divisional assessment database (Campus Labs) contract which includes managing users, staff training, and maintaining data security. Also manage the Division’s Everfi contract to administer AlcoholEdu and Haven surveys.
  • Coordinate survey and focus group administration including sampling, technology, and assessment best practices.
  • Provide functional leadership for the Division’s technology advancements and coordinate the technology planning team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, research and assessment, or some related field.
  • Experience with implementing and analyzing research and assessment is required.
  • A demonstrated commitment and knowledge of issues of diversity is required.
  • Strong written, verbal, and technological communication skills are required.
  • Experience and success in working with diverse populations and organizational cohorts such as senior leadership, faculty, staff and students is desired.

Visit the Student Affairs website to learn more about the role and our Division, and apply online by Monday, April 17.   You can also apply online through http://www.uvmjobs.com/  (Position No. 00022827).

The University of Vermont

The university is home to 10,081 undergraduates, 1,360 graduate students, 457 medical students and 1,515 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America's most exciting small cities), UVM's setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.