Survey and Assessment Coordinator

Posted on10/9/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning
Application due date10/23/2017
Job start dateTBD
CityAsheville
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Other Location28806
InstitutionUNC Asheville
Institution descriptionLocated in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.

UNC Asheville’s commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (https://strategicplan.unca.edu/sites/default/files/Strategic%20Plan%20June%202016.pdf) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job dutiesThis position helps coordinate planning and assessment activities in the Office of Institutional Research, Effectiveness and Planning. Primary duties include: (1) facilitating engagement in and providing support for the assessment activities of all academic degree programs, the University’s general education curriculum, and administrative departments (e.g. conducting individualized consultations with faculty and departments to brainstorm, design, and implement evidence-based assessment to and pedagogical practices that improve student learning outcomes and departmental effectiveness, coordinating juried assessment of student work, and proctoring standardized tests); (2) design, administration, and analysis of institutional surveys; and (3) responding to data requests by offices on campus and outside organizations.
QualificationsMinimum Education/Experience/Skills;
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Minimum Education/Experience/Skills;
A master’s degree in higher education or related discipline. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree and two-three years of experience in higher education (preferably institutional research, faculty development, institutional effectiveness, or related experience).
Working knowledge of the literature on learner-centered assessment and evaluation, general education, rubrics as an assessment tool, and high impact educational practices.
Demonstrated experience successfully executing a large-scale project, from conceptualization through completion.
Ability to take direction, assume increasingly independent responsibility, and provide appropriate follow up on project-based work.
Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Experience with designing, administering, and reporting on data from surveys.
Knowledge of social science research methods.
Experience with curriculum or instructional design.
Experience using and manipulating data, including experience working with statistical analysis (e.g., SPSS, SAS) and/or database (e.g., Access, SQL Server) software applications.
Experience providing program accreditation support (e.g., AACSB, CAEP, SACCOC) in a higher education setting.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefitsRecruitment Range; $45,000-$50,958
Application procedureApplications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.