Assistant Director: Research & Evaluation

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Logo Posting Number STA00105PO18 Classification Title Program Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Director: Research & Evaluation Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Health Services Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $41,958 Advertised Salary Range $41,958-$58,900 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Due to nature of position evening or weekends may be required during emergencies or periods of heavier work-loads.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Health and Human Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Research & Evaluation is responsible for the creation, implementation and management of research and assessment initiatives in support of the mission of Student Health Services (SHS) and the vision of a Healthy Carolina. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Health Initiatives, this position develops and manages assessment projects that align the department's strategic planning efforts, divisional and university reporting, and quality improvement efforts and accreditation. Using qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, this position directs and manages measurement of process, outcome and impact evaluation of programs and initiatives, along with coordinating participation in national studies, research initiatives and on-going patient satisfaction and health outcomes studies. This position synthesizes and presents data to demonstrate the status of the health of the campus and the effectiveness of the breadth of SHS' programs and services in the unique intersection of higher education and health care analytics.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 2 years related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 4 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods to design and implement assessment strategies and process, outcome, and impact evaluation of initiatives. Experience with survey and assessment design and research protocols. Experience with report writing and presentations. Experience with health care analytics preferred.


Ability to use report-writing tools with the SHS Electronic Health Record. Ability to work with confidential protected patient information. Skills to work with SPSS or other statistical software packages. Capable of managing and prioritizing a slate of short and long-term projects.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/05/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/04/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 2 years related program experience OR a bachelor's degree and 4 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experiences that you believe are relevant based upon the position description.

    (Open Ended Question)

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  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/24/2018
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