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Job Title: Assessment Analyst
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 51299

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Responsibilities Assessment Reporting: Disseminate information of assessment findings to stakeholders and facilitate the use of assessment findings for continuous improvement. Assists with development of annual report and other documents/information shared with consultants and other university partners. Serve as liaison with and assist student affairs with assessments when needed. Census Bureau liaison. Serves on departmental/university-wide committees.

Strategic Planning/Project Management: Develop and support strategic initiatives and objectives as well as innovative plans for co-curricular and curricular assessment. Analyze, interpret, and disseminate available data form professional literature, national data banks, institutional research data, and other student-related studies specific to new initiatives and key strategic projects. Coordinate departmental accreditation initiatives to ensure assessment efforts are consistent with guidelines provided by Institutional Research and SACS. Extract information from existing data sets that predict future outcomes and trends related to students and the programs and services provided by the department. Initiate, supervise, and perform research and policy analysis relevant to planning, policy and program development, program evaluation, and decision-making.

Assessment Leadership: Lead assessment and evaluation including data collection, data management, dissemination, and consultation. Effectively lead planning discussions and facilitate group processes around assessment, strategic planning, and strategic projects in line with departmental, divisional, and university missions, vision, values and initiatives. In conjunction with the SLT, identify assessment opportunities for the year and conduct appropriate assessment measures that will complete the cycle and inform departmental decision-making.

Assessment Development: Use established principles of measurement theory to develop reliable instruments that assess student learning, satisfaction, or evaluation of programs and services with consideration of psychometric characteristics, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and human research integrity. Utilizes analytic software, technology, and data visualization tools to distill data into formats that support data-driven decisions.

Qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years experience; or a high school diploma/equivalency and six years of experience.

(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Ability to adhere to ethical business practices and promote ethical behavior.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to deal with crises and manage sensitive information.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to maintain and improve personal and team effectiveness, and foster change and creativity.

Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment.

Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Application will be reviewed as they received.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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