Classification Title: Position: Assessment Coordinator
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment
Nature of Work
Assist the Director of Assessment with implementing University-wide outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness processes in each division. The coordinator will be expected to work closely with faculty, staff, and administration to support initiatives that will improve student learning and to foster ongoing relationships that support a culture of assessment. Other duties include: Coordinate with academic and non-academic units in the development and maintenance of effective assessment practices (e.g. defining outcomes, design of measurement tools, data collection processes and analysis, and using data for improvement); assist with the development of assessment tools and training activities/workshops; prepare reports and summarize complex data (quantitative and qualitative); assist in the dissemination of assessment results to internal and external stakeholders; and support the Director of Assessment with accreditation compliance. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or related field from an accredited institution and 1-3 years’ experience in a higher education setting. Must possess the following: clear understanding of social science research methods and basic statistics; basic understanding of program review, development and assessment, as well as assessment of student learning; Highly organized and detail-oriented; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office, specifically Excel; ability to work effectively under deadlines; ability to work independently.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Salary $17.14 minimum to $22.38 midpoint
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Normal office environment with sometimes long periods of sitting. The ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Notice to Applicants
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