PROGRAM COORDINATOR I
Job Summary This is a full-time benefits eligible one-year position that ends on June 30, 2018. The position may continue beyond this date depending upon need and funding. The University of Georgia (UGA) seeks a highly-organized, detailed-oriented, and collaborative individual to serve as the Coordinator of Assessment within the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The CTL is a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Instruction whose central mission is to provide campus-wide leadership, collaboration, and support on matters related to instruction (http://ctl.uga.edu). Reporting to the Director of the CTL, the Coordinator of Assessment will play an important institutional role in coordinating and participating in the CTL's activities designed to provide support for faculty and professional staff engaged in performing assessment of UGA's academic programs. This will include ensuring that all requests for training and consulting are met in support of those developing assessment plans for their programs. Assessment plans contain student learning outcomes (SLOs) as well as a description of the methods programs will use to collect and assess the extent to which their students have achieved these SLOs. CTL support for assessment will focus in these areas as well as providing guidance, as requested, to UGA programs as they perform assessment. The Coordinator will collaborate with the Director to schedule the CTL's talent to broadly participate in this work. Additionally, it is expected that the Coordinator would engage in the assessment of one of the university's academic programs. The Coordinator will also coordinate and participate in the design, development, and delivery of institutionally-relevant instructional development programs and events for faculty. The goals of such programming are to positively impact student learning at UGA and increase the probability of faculty success in the classroom and beyond. The Coordinator will also serve to manage key CTL special projects, which may include but will not be limited to minimal support of CTL publications and assisting with the preparation of faculty dossiers for state and national teaching awards. The ideal candidate will have educational research, social science research, and/or programmatic assessment experience, a successful record of collaboration in higher education; excellent oral and written communication skills; and possess a high attention to detail. Responsibilities for this position include the following: - Coordinate and participate in the CTL's activities designed to train and support faculty and professional staff engaged in performing student learning outcomes assessment at the program level; - Engage in the assessment of one of the university's academic programs; - Support the delivery of instructional development programs and services designed to improve teaching and learning at UGA; - Minimally support editorial processes for CTL publications; - Assist in the preparation of faculty dossiers for state and national teaching awards; and - Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a master's degree with no experience; OR Completion of a bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience OR Equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education.