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School Effectiveness Analyst

Indiana Wesleyan University
Marion, IN

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 493322
Work type: Administrative (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Information Technology, Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Academic Support

Job Title: School Effectiveness Analyst

Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director of Accreditation and Assessment

Unit: National & Global

Department: School of Integrated Learning & Development (SILD)

Campus Location: NGM Building

Summary of Position: The Analyst will work collaboratively with the Dean of the School of Integrated Learning and Development (SILD), the Dean of the School of Teacher Education (STE), and the Office of Academic Assessment & Evaluation (OAAE) with all data and reporting needs for both the Education Preparation Provider (EPP) and the Division. The Analyst will possess an analytical mind with problem-solving skills, be teachable, and willing to learn SQL, Power BI, and other assessment and evaluation software. The analyst will organize and manage data collection and reporting and provide administrative support using institutional databases, dashboards, various Learning Management Systems, and an electronic assessment data repository (e.g., Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark). The Analyst will manage the data repository (e.g., Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark) and other school-based databases or information warehouses.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage EPP adopted electronic assessment data repository, Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark
    • import user and course data files
    • manage user access
    • liaison with Watermark support
    • provide training and technical support for faculty, staff, and student users as needed
    • support course starts by connecting Student Learning & Licensure™ to the learning management system
    • rubric and activity building and standard linking
  • Manage and support the collection, organization, reporting, or display of school/division and EPP data in compliance with the established EPP Assessment System, institutional program review, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and Specialized Program Association (SPA) requirements, including, but not limited to:
    • Annual surveys
    • Validity and reliability studies
    • Outcome Alignment Templates (OATS)
    • Completer database
    • Clinical experience diversity data
    • Program recruitment plans
    • Advisory Board operations
  • Manage the Candidate Improvement Plan (CIP) process by working with staff, faculty, and partners to monitor plans and document candidate progress
  • Perform reporting, data entry, and inspection tasks as required by the EPP's Quality Assurance System

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred


  • Experience with databases, data collection, and data analysis preferred
  • Previous PreK-12 education or higher education experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Skills

  • Work with basic information technologies (such as email, Word, PDF documents, databases, Excel, etc.) required
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn SQL, Power BI, and related assessment and evaluation software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for relating effectively with students, faculty, staff, and program partners
  • Ability to conceptualize assessment and program evaluation plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Advertised: 28 Aug 2023 US Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 29 Oct 2023 US Eastern Daylight Time


A vision that began over 100 years ago has taken full form as today's Indiana Wesleyan University – a Christian comprehensive university committed to liberal arts and professional education.

IWU is an energized community. Its spiritually rich learning environment, academic commitment and caring instruction develop in students the knowledge, skills and disposition to change the world for Jesus Christ.

The following profile information will help you know a little more about IWU:

  • The Indiana Wesleyan University Story is one of faithfulness, remarkable growth, innovation, and the joyful expectation of God's next chapter for the University.
  • IWU was initially accredited in 1966 by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and has maintained its Accreditation since then. Other agencies and associations also accredit individual IWU programs.
  • IWU is committed to several Distinctives, ranging from a Christ-centered educational experience to a commitment to comprehensive student support.
  • We are resolute in upholding our Mission and Values, including our mission to be a Christ-centered academic community committed to developing students in character, scholarship and leadership.
  • Our Academic Structure encourages innovation in education and honors academic achievements by students and faculty alike.
  • IWU is an institution of The Wesleyan Church, a worldwide body of evangelical Protestant believers with its roots in John Wesley's Methodism.

Indiana Wesleyan University is the largest member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and one of the largest employers in Grant County, Indiana.

Nearly 3,000 students are enrolled in traditional programs on the University’s 350 acre residential campus in Marion, Indiana. Most buildings on the Marion campus have been built in the past 25 years, so students live and learn in a visually striking environment with well-appointed residence halls and academic facilities, all on a campus that is only an hour away from both Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.

IWU-Marion offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees and an expanding list of graduate degree programs to residential students representing more than 80 Christian denominations and 10 foreign countries.

More than 8,000 adult learners attend classes through IWU-National & Global online or at education centers in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. IWU-National & Global offers over 100 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Wesley Seminary, founded in 2009, is headquartered on the Marion, Indiana, campus of IWU. Wesley Seminary offers a practical online path for working ministers to obtain a graduate- or doctoral-level degree while applying weekly knowledge to their local ministry contexts.

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