Coordinates the implementation of an assessment process for a college or division. Assists with the organization, development and maintenance of an institutional effectiveness plan for a college or division.,,
Implements and monitors a college assessment plan.
Assists with the development and maintenance of the assessment process for a college in support of the college's institutional effectiveness plan.
Collaborates with departments to collect assessment data.
Assists with research methodology and survey development as assigned.
Analyzes assessment data using research methodologies and computer software.
Writes reports and disseminates results of assessment information to interested parties.
Monitors research regarding assessment of student learning to keep stakeholders updated.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Reporting to the Director of the Assessment and Planning in the Office of the Vice Chancellor/Vice President of Student Affairs, the Assessment Coordinator is charged with co-creating a culture of assessment by assisting with systematic assessment of Student Affairs programs and services at the division-level and emphasis on providing project management and assistance with department level assessments and evaluations. This includes both annual program assessment and student learning assessment to advance the mission of the departments and the division. This position is integral to helping the Division make data-informed decisions to meet students’ and other stakeholders’ needs and to improve students’ success, learning, and development in support of the University of Houston’s mission. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills and can contribute to a dynamic, collaborative work environment.
Focus areas and responsibilities to include:
Provide one-on-one and group consultation and support to staff from all departments in Student Affairs to address their annual program and service assessment and evaluation needs. Guide staff in defining measurable program outcomes and learning outcomes, identifying assessment needs, and creating and managing assessment plans through an innovative, inclusive, and collaborative environment.
Prepare and disseminate assessment findings in a timely manner to division leadership and staff upon request.
Pull student demographic, GPA, and graduation/retention rate information from university records (such as the data warehouse and PeopleSoft queries) to track the impact of different Student Affairs programs and services.
Ensure inclusive and equitable assessment practice including but not limited to providing context-specific approaches and responses to data collection, interpretation, and application; disaggregation of data; and meaningfully engaging students throughout the assessment process.
Assist in preparing correspondence and reports about assessment activities within the division including the contributions of the division toward student learning, retention, and success.
Assist with assessment instrument and method development and facilitation (e.g., surveys, focus groups, SWOC analysis, etc.) for both divisional and departmental projects.
Develop and implement assessment trainings for division staff.
Support division staff with assessment and planning platforms such as Qualtrics and Planning, providing training and troubleshooting.
Serve on and assist in the management of the Student Affairs Assessment Committee.
Perform other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelors and 1 year experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.
Additional Job Posting Information: - Department is willing to do education in lieu of experience.
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