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- Academic Assessment. The coordinator will serve as the primary resource for Deans, Department Chairs, and faculty relative to continued assessment of academic programs.
- Provide and facilitate workshops, speakers, and panel discussions relative to assessment and accreditation as part of ongoing professional development in academic affairs.
- Manage Academic Program Assessment by monitoring curriculum maps, PSLO’s, and evidence in Taskstream.
- Continue work to coordinate ISLO's, PSLO's and CSLO's across the college.
- Provide ongoing feedback to schools and departments regarding assessment work.
- Support general education assessment in conjunction with the College’s Senate Assessment and General Education (SAGE) committee.
- Institutional Effectiveness. The coordinator will oversee continued usage of Taskstream to track effectiveness of each organizational unit on campus.
- Monitor and review Outcomes/Objectives, Measures, and Findings and other related information for all Operational Units across campus in our Taskstream Accountability Management System (AMS).
- Collaborate with each division to develop a "culture of evidence" supporting institutional effectiveness resulting in continuous improvement.
- Assist in the development of a system to link assessment results to planning and budgeting processes.
- Programmatic Accreditation and Compliance. Support processes relative to the professional accreditation and development/revision of academic programs
- Support departments during process of compiling accreditation materials and completing five-year reviews as well as ongoing program assessment.
- Assist in the administrative processes related to the development of new academic program proposals and revisions in the context of SUNY and NYSED requirements.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
- Master's degree required. PhD a plus.
- Two to five years' experience working in a college setting with related experience in assessment.
- Ability to work with college administration, deans, department heads, faculty, staff and students.
- Excellent written and communication skills with strong analytical and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite; particularly EXCEL, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Knowledge of SUNY assessment, MSCHE and national subject matter accreditation.
- Strong work ethic, honesty, a high energy level, and a philosophy of shared governance.
- Ability to establish priorities and deal with numerous projects simultaneously.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to promote a collegial atmosphere with a commitment to diversity.
- Experience using an Assessment Management System (e.g. Taskstream, WEAVEonline, Campus Labs, etc.) is a plus
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.
Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.