Reporting to the Dean of the Graduate School, the Coordinator of Assessment is charged with providing leadership and support for the assessment, improvement, and maintenance of graduate student success through graduate academic programs, academic support programs, and co-curricular programs.
The coordinator will plan, design, and implement assessment strategies; analyze, report, and disseminate results; and most importantly use those results to inform meaningful action. They will work with partners across campus to administer large-scale surveys and address the data needs of the Graduate School and graduate programs. In addition, the position supports the execution of Graduate School policies established to ensure that graduate student scholars receive the support and feedback they need to be successful in their pursuit of graduate degrees through the coordination of annual review processes.
The position is integral to helping the Graduate School make data-informed decisions to meet graduate students’ and other stakeholders’ needs and to improve students’ success, learning, and development in support of the University of Missouri mission.
- Coordinate, administer, and report on the Graduate Professional Student Experience Survey with the Division of Student Affairs and Graduate Professional Council
- Coordinate, administer, and report on the Graduate Career Outcomes Survey (i.e., first placement survey) in partnership with the Graduate Student Development Career Coach and academic programs
- Coordinate, administer, and report on annual reviews of PhD student progress and graduate assistantship performance via the myVITA accomplishments reporting system
- Provide trainings and office hours as needed to support the functions described above
- Establish and/or improve processes as needed to support the functions described above
- Coordinate data requests with MU Grad Analytics (e.g., data for training grants, external survey submissions, and requests from academic programs for Graduate School leadership)
- For training grants and external surveys
- Attend Graduate School leadership meetings
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Master’s degree preferred. Two or more years related work experience in higher education administration.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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