Assessment Specialist

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Assessment Specialist

MD School - 305000

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Department Overview
The Assessment Coordinator will support the assessment and evaluation operations during Phase 1 of the medical education program. This position will maintain the assessment and evaluation section of a CMS/LMS vendor-based system by inputting and querying data.

Position Details
The MD School Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire an Assessment Specialist to join our team. This position is to function as a professional specialist with responsibility for specialty areas required for the development, implementation and analysis of educational assessment, accountability and/or evaluation data, systems, programs, or processes.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Develops program goals and plans for implementation in specialty area.
* Develops modeling tools related to specialty area. Plans, conducts, and reviews aspects of assessment, evaluation, and accountability projects and programs related to specialty area.
* Reviews proposed and existing assessment data, accountability, and evaluation systems, programs, and processes for compliance with state and federal legislation.
* Develops alternative strategies for educational assessment, accountability, and evaluation programs based on analysis and research in an assigned specialty area.
* Assists and oversees the conversion and implementation of new assessment, accountability, and evaluation systems for modification and enhancements, including development of the requirements for schools, contractors and other users.
* Promulgates rules and evaluates suspected or reported instances of assessment accountability or evaluation irregularities.
* Conducts technical training for users on assessment accountability, and evaluation processes and procedures.
* Develops, compiles, and maintains documentation related to specialty area.
* Develops recommendations and strategies for improvements in specialty area.
* Maintains records and prepares and correspondence related to the work.
* Updating and maintaining assessment tracking for curricular courses to educational programs.
* Training faculty, staff, and students how to implement curricular assessment tools using online delivery technologies.
* Collaborating in problem solving for future assessment and evaluation needs.
* Coordinating assessment and evaluation-related projects.
* Collaborating with other faculty and staff to maintain partnerships within the unit.
* Organizing assessment and evaluation events (e.g. trainings, feedback sessions, meetings).
* Producing ad-hoc reports upon request.
* Documenting system tasks related to assessment and evaluation functions.
* Participating in analyzing existing processes and systems for possible improvements and in the recommendation of new or revised systems.
* Performing other duties as assigned to assist the school in obtaining and maintaining its educational mission.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in healthcare, education, business, psychology, computer science or related field.
* At least 2 years' experience in a higher education or health-related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Monday - Friday

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Assessment Coordinator

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Posted: 6/20/2019
Application Due: 6/27/2019
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