Job location: University Campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-06
Job Description SummaryThe Assessment Analyst will assist the Director of Academic Assessment with all assessment activities of Saint Leo University, and lead in the execution and completion of specific projects related to student learning across all academic programs. The responsibilities of this position include contributing to program improvement efforts and accreditation efforts (at the University and discipline level) by consulting with academic departments and teams and by conducting applied qualitative and quantitative assessment research. This position plays an integral role in making assessment processes and results trustworthy, useful, and used. The Assessment Analyst works directly with the Director of Academic Assessment and Chief Assessment and Institutional Research Officer in formulating assessment planning and approaches, and carrying out agreed upon work.Job Description
Duties and Tasks:
- Work with web-based data collection tools to produce assessment reports,
- Design, administer, and analyze assessment instruments,
- Work with web-based data collection tools,
- Manage and coordinate the administration, analysis, and reporting of data from student, faculty, and alumni surveys,
- Lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously,
- Deliver assessment findings and manage their communication and distribution,
- Develop and maintain effective and constructive relationships with faculty and administration in Academic Affairs and throughout the University,
- Assist in the accreditation efforts for Academic Affairs and the University.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferrably in the social sciences, education, or a related field, with experience in assessment and program evaluation. Preferred: master’s degree and at least two years of assessment of student learning experience,
- Knowledge of assessment processes, student learning outcomes, and accountability,
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with faculty,
- Application and analysis of qualitative and quantitative methods used in learning assessment and evaluation,
- Experience in web-based data collection tools, for example, Canvas, Taskstream, Qualtrics or similar.
- Working knowledge of the Colleague UI data warehouse,
- Communication skills, especially in written communication of analytical findings,
- Interpersonal communication skills,
- Organizational and planning skills,
- Use of assessment and/or evaluation methods in applied settings,
- Skills in statistical analysis and use of related software (e.g. SPSS, VEERA, Tableau, or similar).
The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success.