Assessment Coordinator, Center for the Junior Year

Department: Center for Junior Year

Position Summary: Reporting to the the Associate Provost and working closely with the Director for the Center for the Junior Year (CJY) and the Director for Institutional Research, this position will be responsible for the preparation and/or coordination of assessment data and reporting for the Center for the Junior Year, Title IIIA grant, and possibly other university grants. The CJY seeks to improve student engagement, transition into studentsa€™ academic majors, use of experiential learning opportunities, and other activities related to student success. The position requires an individual who can work with the Office of the Provost, CJY Director and the staff from the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness in identifying learning outcomes for learning opportunities developed through the CJY; design assessment strategies, implement and analyze the data collected, and to be able to report results to various campus constituencies. The position requires experience with project management, data analysis, program assessment, undergraduate education and the ability to work with diverse campus groups.

Minimum Qualifications: a€¢ Bachelora€™s Degree with at least three (3) years of assessment experience in higher education. a€¢ Experience in both quantitative and qualitative methods and practices to assess student learning in academic programs in higher education, including assessment of general education outcomes. a€¢ Experience in designing assessment of student learning outcomes in an academic or student support program. a€¢ Experience in using software for data analysis and software such as Live Text, TK20, etc. for program assessment. a€¢ Experience in using data for continuous improvement of student learning. a€¢ Ability to work in a consultative role with administrators, Institutional Research Office staff, faculty committees, Student Affairs personnel, and staff across the campus. a€¢ Experience in extracting and analyzing data from databases and spreadsheets including the use of statistical tools such as SAS, SPSS, Excel, etc. a€¢ Ability to communicate effectively about assessment processes and results to multiple audiences.

Preferred Qualifications: a€¢ Mastera€™s degree or higher with course emphasis in research design, assessment, education and learning, and/or research practice. a€¢ Experience in designing assessment of student learning in co/extra-curricular programs. a€¢ Experience with program assessment. a€¢ Experience in establishing data integrity in a decentralized academic setting. a€¢

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position will have scheduled evening hours for programs/advising throughout the year as well as periodic Saturday obligations depending on the Center for the Junior Year needs. Travel may be required to meet with students at partner community colleges or events off campus.

Type of Position Being Requested: Grant Funded

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Collective Bargaining Status of Position: Non-Unionized

FLSA Status: Exempt

Posting Number: AP0157P