Evaluation Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
Feb 26, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Evaluation Associate

Stanford University

Job Number:
78046

Appointment Duration: This is a fixed-term position ending September 2018

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

Would you like to use your diversity and inclusion skills to support equity on our campus by joining our Diversity and Inclusion Team? Then the position of Evaluation Associate in the Diversity and First Generation Office (DGen), a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, may be the right opportunity for you!

The DGen office provides campus leadership for students, faculty and staff to consciously and actively affirm intersectional identities and foster intergroup relationships. Through research, forums, classes and workshops, we build student capacity and confidence to experience a sense of belonging and develop authentic connections with people from different backgrounds.

JOB PURPOSE:

Administer and support programs or functions under general supervision.

The Evaluation Associate guides the implementation of high quality assessment and design,
developing new tools and practices to improve the efforts of Diversity and First Generation (DGen) office. The Evaluation Associate must have strong coordination and technical skills that can be adaptable to meet the needs of stakeholders, internal and external. The Evaluation Associate must understand the unique responsibilities of collaborative efforts, and work with flexibility, and efficiency both individually and as part of a complex team/community effort.
CORE DUTIES*:
  • Independently implement and administer day-to-day assessment activities in collaboration with the DGen team.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or function.
  • Synthesize existing quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate current offerings, identify themes, and inform future work including strategy and curriculum design
  • Develop innovative evaluation and synthesis tools
  • Develop, implement and monitor evaluation projects
  • Provide clear and useful reports for the DGen Management, staff and other stakeholders as needed
  • Provide administrative support to ongoing and emerging research projects
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. May also represent the program or function to external constituencies.
  • Organize and/or participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and/or conferences.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
Certifications and Licenses:
None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Ability to think strategically, remaining focused on goals and objectives
  • Highly proficient and knowledgeable in the use of computer software and tools
  • Ability to meet deadlines, be persistent, and solve problems as they arise
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and rarely pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

None
WORK STANDARDS:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
Experience a culture of excellence.

Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

Job: Administration

Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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