Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator, Teacher Education Program
St. Norbert College, a nationally ranked, residential, liberal arts institution with a stable enrollment of 2200 students, invites applications for full-time, 12-month Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator for Teacher Education beginning June 1, 2014. St. Norbert College is a Catholic, liberal arts, and Norbertine institution where people of many faiths and beliefs are valued members. The College's mission emphasizes the Norbertine vision of community and includes providing "an educational environment that fosters intellectual, spiritual and personal development." Candidates are encouraged to visit our website (http://www.snc.edu/mission/statement.html) to learn more about the mission and core traditions of the College. The College offers an outstanding benefits package including health, dental and life insurance; retirement plan and tuition waiver. St. Norbert College is situated on an attractive, riverside campus in De Pere, WI, a community contiguous with the city of Green Bay. The Green Bay metropolitan area has a population of 250,000, offers abundant opportunities for recreational and cultural endeavors, is served by its own international airport, and is located 200 miles north of Chicago. For additional information, visit the College website (http://www.snc.edu). Reporting to the Chair of Teacher Education, the Coordinator supports the efforts of Teacher Education and the College related to program accreditation, assessment of student learning outcomes, and assurance of continuous program improvement as expected by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Qualifications: • Strengths with, and demonstrated skills in, data management and in the analysis of small and large datasets. • Experience working with relational databases, including Banner, LiveText or similar data management platform, and complex report writing (data extraction). • Knowledge of research design and methodology, including survey design and methods. • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. • Master's degree, preferably in education or a STEM field, preferred; bachelor's degree with extensive, appropriate, and successful work experience considered. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Knowledge of assessment trends and emerging technologies in higher education. • Experience with web programming and developing web-based query tools and dashboards. Essential Duties: • Refine research questions, construct datasets (often as a result of merging data from a variety of sources), choose and conduct appropriate statistical analysis of data, summarize research findings, and prepare reports and presentations in support of requests from Education faculty, the Department of Public Instruction, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and other on campus assessment and external accreditation efforts. • Oversee survey and other data collection and research efforts in support of assessment of student learning outcomes; program and personnel evaluation, course and instructor evaluation, and mission-driven and strategic planning initiatives. • Assist faculty and staff with the development and use of appropriate assessment tools. • Support faculty, staff, student, and collaborative scholarly research efforts. • Work with colleagues in the office to develop and maintain the Teacher Education databases, Electronic Evidence Room, the discipline website, and appropriate web-based query tools and reports that allow academic and administrative personnel and units to extract or view relevant information from existing datasets. How To Apply: Interested candidates should submit an application (available at ), detailed letter of interest addressing their fit for the position, resume/curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to: Staffing Specialist, Human Resources, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115. Electronic applications are encouraged; please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications will begin April 25, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. St. Norbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates from all underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.