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Data/Assessment Specialist

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DEADLINE: Open Until Filled Complete applications received by April 22nd, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled. All applicants must apply through the Online Application System at

Job Duties


The School of Education (SoE) at Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking a specialist in data collection and reporting in our efforts to provide continuing evaluation of our programs and impact.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The School of Education (SoE) at Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking a specialist in data collection and reporting to fulfill our efforts to report to internal and external audiences and to provide continuing evaluation of our programs and their impact. This position is key in our efforts to provide mandated reports to state and federal agencies, as well as direct, monitor, and participate in data collection and analysis for evaluation and reporting of teacher preparation programs in the SoE. Duties include but are not limited to the following: A) conduct important inquiry about teacher preparation that can be answered with existing data; B) work with the Office of University Effectiveness and other university data/assessment offices to collect and interpret data on teacher preparation programs and performance of SoE graduates in their early years of teaching; C) work with the relevant state offices and PreK-12 schools and districts in collecting and analyzing data as it applies to MSU Denver teacher candidates and graduates; and D) complete state and federal reports for education and higher education.

Job Qualifications

1.Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution AND
2.Experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting;
3.Any combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Note: If using the equivalency to determine qualified applicant status, the standard used is one year of education is equal to two years of experience.

1.Experience with educational data management systems that are regularly used for reporting to external audiences and agencies in K-12 and higher education settings, such as Blackboard Outcomes, Tk20, LiveText, WaterMark, or similar.
2.Experience with data systems that are regularly used in K-12 and higher education settings for reporting for internal university/school purposes, such as Banner, Access, Qualtrics.
3.Experience working in PreK-12 settings.
4.Experience working in higher education settings.
5.Experience in efforts or initiatives focused on teacher preparation.
6.Experience creating reports to meet mandates by external agencies, such as federal and state requirements or national accreditation.
7.Demonstrated willingness to collaborate with faculty, school personnel, and others as a member of an interdisciplinary team. 8.Demonstrated ability to synthesize literature and collaboratively develop new questions.
9.Demonstrated skill in evaluating data.
10.Demonstrated skill in effective communication, both verbal and written.
11.Experience working with diverse populations.

Institution Description

MSU Denver is a leader in educating Coloradans in university programs particularly relevant to the state’s economy and the demands of today’s employers. With the highest number of ethnically diverse students among the state’s four-year colleges, MSU Denver offers 58 majors plus master’s degrees in accounting, teaching and social work. More than 20,000 students are currently enrolled at MSU Denver, and 75 percent of the University’s nearly 77,000 graduates have remained in Colorado as valuable members of the state’s workforce. Located in downtown Denver, MSU Denver shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions.


Metropolitan State University of Denver’s vision is to become the preeminent public urban university in the nation. 



Along with ongoing training and development opportunities, MSU Denver and the Learning and Development team are proud to offer the Professional Development Fund for full-time staff and the Employee Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship for benefits-eligible faculty and staff.


Tuition Benefit:

Effective Fall 2018, MSU Denver will pay full tuition costs (Undergraduate) for benefit eligible employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents. Benefit eligible employees will receive up to 9 credit hours per academic semester of fully paid tuition. Spouses and eligible dependents are allowed up to 12 credit hours per academic semester of fully paid tuition. Student and book fees are not paid for.

Benefits are effective the date of hire.


More Benefits

  • 192 hours of annual and sick leave
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 6 weeks of paid sick leave
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Medical and Dependent Care Benefit Plans
Application Due Date: 2019-04-22
Job Start Date: 2019-06-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Denver
State/Province/Region: CO
Institution: Metropolitan State University of Denver
Reports To: Dr. Elizabeth R. Hinde
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: School of Education

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