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Coordinator of Institutional Assessment

Position Deleted on 2/26/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Lacey, WA
Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Position summary:

The Coordinator provides leadership in the design, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of institutional research activities and oversees all survey administration processes, including survey development, design, sampling, data collection, data analysis, reporting and results dissemination; provides support/consultation for academic program review and other program evaluation.

Responsibilities and essential functions:

General Functions
Collect, analyze and disseminate findings of quantitative and qualitative data relating to the University's students, programs, and characteristics, as well as on the higher education field in general, to support strategic planning, decision-making, program development and review, assessment of student learning, and accreditation.
Establish and maintain currency of the Institutional Effectiveness Intranet and Web site.
Plans, organizes, interprets, and disseminates results of university-wide administered surveys (e.g. CIRP-TFS; CIRP-CSS; NSSE; FSSE; SSI).
Plans, develops, and administers other requested surveys, and analyzes their results for faculty and staff.
Develop, coordinate and conduct ad hoc studies for faculty, staff and students. Includes collecting, interpreting, analyzing and presenting the results and making recommendations based on results.
Generates data reports for the Annual Assessment Reports and other documents from various relational databases.
Serves on the University Institutional Effectiveness Assessment Committee.
Serves as liaison to faculty, staff, students and the public in facilitating university or program requests for assessment information.
Coordinates with academic departments to develop and implement a continuous, comprehensive, campus-wide outcomes assessment program.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent
One (1) year data analyses experience
Advanced knowledge/skills in Excel, relational databases and applied statistical analyses
Relevant experience in areas including, but not limited to:1) Data collection, analysis and interpretation 2) Strategic planning 3) Project management and assessment 4) Accreditation processes and requirements 5) Assessment of student learning
Successfully pass a criminal background check

Preferred qualifications:

Advanced knowledge/skills in Access, SPSS, SQL, and Survey Monkey.
Previous experience in an academic/administrative office environment dealing comfortably with complex University, Washington State, and federal regulations.
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.
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