Evaluation and Instructional Improvement Analyst

Dec 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Evaluation and Instructional Improvement Analyst

Stanford University

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Stanford University is seeking an Evaluation and Instructional Improvement Analyst (Academic Program Professional 1) to join the Office of Medical Education Evaluation and Instructional Improvement team. Our team's mission is to enhance medical education and teaching through rigorous qualitative and quantitative data analysis and delivery of results and resources for improvement to faculty. We study the impacts of curricular programs and innovations on student satisfaction and learning outcomes to help guide curricular decision-making. The work environment is busy and demanding. Our team provides support for projects associated with the required MD curriculum and major education programs and initiatives constituting millions of dollars of investment. We also provide resources and consultation to faculty, students and staff who want to engage with program evaluation and data, and use research findings for continuous quality improvement.
Evaluation and Instructional Improvement is a division of the Office of Medical Education (OME) within the School of Medicine Educational Programs and Services (EPS).
Duties* include:
  • Design and manage evaluation projects. Develop and administer surveys, analyze qualitative and quantitative data, create reports, review trends, and make program, course and teaching improvement recommendations.
  • Disseminate findings through oral and written presentations internal to Stanford as well as at the regional and national level.
  • Manage data and data collection systems, including survey and evaluation tools (MedHub, Qualtrics).
  • Develop and maintain large datasets, including data collected from faculty and student surveys, student performance metrics, descriptive statistics, etc.
  • Conduct research on best practices in instructional innovation. Meet with faculty: deliver instructional resources to faculty and course administrators.
  • Perform outreach activities, including program communications, events, and conferences.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced degree in relevant field (e.g. medicine, education, evaluation, social science research).
  • Experience with coaching or training faculty, or experience in instructional design and faculty development.
  • Knowledge of medical education, including emerging innovations at the local, regional, and national levels.
  • Familiarity with curriculum and evaluation software tools (e.g., MedHub, Qualtrics, and/or Ilios).
  • Prior experience working in medical education, ideally at Stanford or one of its peer institutions.
Bachelor's degree and two or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. Research or instructional design experience. Program administration experience may be required.
  • Demonstrated oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and provide basic direction to staff.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience managing large datasets within enterprise software systems or proficiency with research related software.
  • Facility with SPSS, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty, trainees and staff at all levels.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
  • Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
  • On-campus mobility.
* - 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.
About Stanford University
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose 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 to promote health, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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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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