Assessment Coordinator

Employer
Location
Baytown, Harris County
Posted
Jul 16, 2014
The Assessment Coordinator will be the primary administrator charged with coordinating with faculty, administration, and staff to assure jointly that all learning outcomes and other assessment activities are meeting state, federal, and accreditation standards. Essential job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Promote an institutional approach to assessment that is inclusive of non-instructional areas and uses outcomes-based methodology consistent with current best practices.
  • Collaborate with the Instructional Learning Outcomes Committee and instructional administrators to support faculty in the enhancement of the instructional assessment process. Advise, support, and coordinate with faculty to advance systematization, measurement, and analysis of student learning outcomes for instructional programs.
  • Collaborate with administrators, staff and appropriate committees to develop assessment outcomes for non-instructional college support areas. Advise, support, and coordinate with administrators and staff to advance systematization, measurement, and analysis of outcomes for non-instructional assessment activities and support areas at the college in the following areas: planning, implementation, measurement, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Develop continuous improvement processes and feedback loops in instructional and non-instructional assessment to aid in college strategic planning process and accreditation requirements.
  • Research, recommend, and enhance existing data systems and recommend new data systems to support instructional and non-instructional assessment – including a database system to house artifacts of assessment to provide evidence of assessment continuous improvement process to satisfy Accreditation standards and support the College Mission, Strategic Plan, and all levels of learning outcomes.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director of Institutional Research, Effectiveness and Planning in integrating assessment systems with other data systems.
  • Design and develop training, materials, resource materials and presentations to support faculty, staff, and administrators in collecting data, measuring, and analyzing their instructional and non-instructional assessment practices – including visuals and process mapping. This support includes, but is not limited to, the framework of accreditation and support for grant applications.
Additional job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide support for General Education assessment requirements for the state and accreditation.
  • Serve on assessment and accreditation committees.
  • Maintain assessment software and ensure that data is uploaded in a timely manner for access by administration for planning and accreditation.
  • Assist with preparations for accreditation self-studies and site visits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position. Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status. Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in higher education administration, social sciences, research/statistics, business, public administration, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of previous experience in assessment in a higher education setting.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and/or managing best practices in outcomes assessment, student learning outcomes assessment, academic program review and assessment, course-level assessment, and college support functions assessment.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods, including survey design, interviews, focus groups, statistical analyses, sampling methods, statistical software packages, database software, and developing/calibrating rubrics.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Ability to translate complex data into clear and meaningful information.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to be self-directed.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams, particularly with subject matter experts.
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license.
  • Must be available to work evening and weekends as required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Familiarity with accreditation software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Method of Application: Interested applicants can view a detailed job posting and apply for the position on our website, https://jobs.lee.edu. Contact Human Resources at hr@lee.edu or 281-425-6875 for more information.