Student Affairs Assessment & Research Coordinator (AA/S II) Job #2017-00747

Posted on11/8/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDivision of Student Affairs
Reports in officeDivision of Student Affairs
Application due dateNovember 9, 2017
Job start dateJanuary 1, 2018
CitySan Bernardino
InstitutionCalifornia State University, San Bernardino
Institution descriptionCalifornia State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.
Job dutiesUnder general direction of the Assistant Vice President for Student Services, the incumbent provides program leadership of research and assessment in the Division of Student Affairs (DSA). The incumbent assesses, formulates and evaluates the impact of recommended or implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspective; participates regularly in planning and development activities. Typical activities include, but is not limited to:

Incumbent will translate goals into measurable objectives; designs and manages mechanisms and methodologies for data collection and analysis.
Incumbent will regularly collaborate with departments in administering surveys, collecting materials and data, storing materials and dissemination of results.
Incumbent will collaborate with Academic Affairs to align, implement and evaluate co-curricular activities in coordination with Institutional Research in data gathering and sharing and serve as the point-of-contact for DSA data requests;
Incumbent will provide guidance about the use and handling of sensitive data and collaborates with the Institutional Review Board to ensure all appropriate protocols are followed.
Incumbent will lead a team of professionals to carry out research and assessment activities within DSA departments; provides professional development through trainings, monitoring and coordination of assessment activities and assists departments in developing their own strategic plans which align with existing DSA and University strategic plans.
Incumbent will prepare monthly, quarterly and other reports and makes recommendations for program enhancements based on student learning and process outcomes.
Incumbent will establish an assessment website containing the DSA and department reports and other resources and lead annual DSA conference to disseminate and showcase work of the division.
Preforms other duties as assigned.
QualificationsMinimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, including or supplemented by a course in statistics and additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities delineated may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. One year of experience in research work or one year of graduate study in psychology, social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or similar fields may be substituted for the required experience. Applicants must have, at least, intermediate knowledge and practice of SPSS, Excel, social science research and statistics. Demonstrated superior written and oral communication skills are required. Applicants must have the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently. Applicants must have the ability to work well within a team.


Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations.
Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management.
Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.
Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups.
Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus.

Preferred Experience

Possession of a master's degree and/or doctorate in social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field is preferred.
Three - five years of experience in research work.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsMedical, dental, vision, retirement, COBRA
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