Assessment Specialist

Posted on1/4/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness
Application due dateFebruary 15, 2018
Job start dateNegotiable
InstitutionCollege of Coastal Georgia
Institution descriptionCollege of Coastal Georgia is a state college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with an off-site instructional site (Camden Center) in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness, and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,600 students are served by more than 250 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st-century economic development and community wellbeing.
• Enhances the culture of continual program assessment in all Schools and departments as required for SACSCOC and professional accreditations
• Develops and establishes operating goals, policies, and procedures for campus-wide assessment, as appropriate; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency
• Supports continuous academic program assessment (curricular and co-curricular activities) and improvement of student learning through consultation, mentoring and hands-on training
• Oversees the College plan for educational assessment, determines a common timetable for assessment stages, and advises all academic assessment activities by aiding with the criteria and selection of appropriate instruments
• Coordinates and updates a comprehensive institutional assessment database maintained in the Planning module within Campus Labs’ Compliance Assist software
• Works to enhance effective information flow between academic programs and administrative offices, and partners with other offices, faculty, and staff to enhance college-wide assessment data collection
• Works with the Accreditation Leadership Committee and SACSCOC accreditation liaison on academic assessment matters as they relate to the maintenance of institutional accreditation
• Assesses the effectiveness of academic programs and support services to determine how their outcomes are supporting institutional goals
Qualifications• Master’s degree in a quantitative social science, education or a related discipline
• At least three years’ professional experience with student learning outcomes assessment in a college setting
• Excellent communication skills working cross-functionally with diverse internal and external constituencies
• Knowledge, training, and experience constructing rubrics and writing measurable learning outcomes
• Demonstrated leadership skills applied to motivation, planning, and assessment as well as training, mentoring and efficiently communicating with faculty and staff
• Must have a valid driver’s license and successfully pass a motor vehicle background check
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsExcellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; and retirement plan options
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.