Outcomes and Assessment Specialist - COCE

Manchester, Hillsborough County
May 28, 2014
If you're the kind of person who seeks out challenges and goes to work every day prepared to bring your A-game, you're the kind of candidate we're looking for at Southern New Hampshire University. We're a private, nonprofit university with 3,000 traditional full-time students at our Manchester campus and nearly 35,000 students online, making us one of the fastest-growing universities in the country. We have a unique culture of innovation that values collaboration, and we believe every employee has a voice in driving student success. We offer a highly competitive benefits package and have been ranked a Best College to Work For six years in a row by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

As an Outcomes and Assessment Specialist you'll ensure clearly defined outcomes at all levels (college, program, course, unit), proper measurement and evaluation of those outcomes, and mapping and documenting of the relationship between each level of outcomes.

The Outcomes and Assessment Specialist will work with a number of stakeholders, including content experts, Associate Deans, and the E-learning team, in aligning outcomes and assessments with academic, governmental, and professional standards, as well as the College's mission, goals, and strategic plans.
  • Master’s Degree in psychology, educational research, curriculum and instruction, or a related area, with specific strengths in curriculum review, data analysis and educational assessment.
  • At least two years of related work experience required.
  • Strong background in student learning assessment, program evaluation and experience in educational research.
  • Superior skills in developing and reviewing appropriate assessment methodology.
  • Demonstrable expertise in the use of standard and field specific computer software and applications to manipulate, analyze and report on data and trends.
  • Strong collaborative skills and the ability to present complex statistical ideas to a wide range of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate at all levels of curriculum—college, program, course, and unit.
  • Superior writing and editing skills.