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Assessment Specialist

Application Procedure:

Go to, Staff and Management Job Openings, and search for Job ID 2020-00123

Job Duties

Under general supervision, the incumbent will facilitate assessment of operational or learning outcomes and satisfaction in units within the Divisions of Information Technology Services, Administration and Finance, University Advancement, and the President’s Office. The incumbent will be responsible for designing and managing mechanisms and methodologies for the collection and analysis of data for use in decision-making, planning, and programmatic change in support of those units seeking assistance. The incumbent will provide support to staff to develop and improve programs based on evidence and demonstrated need, and will provide individualized guidance in the development of program goals and outcomes, timelines, assessment plans and measures to foster improvement or to enhance institutional effectiveness through the systematic assessment of outcomes. In close partnership with other assessment leaders in Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the incumbent will design and deliver in-service instruction and professional development training focused on program design, outcomes articulation, and the use of evidence and data to foster continual program improvement. The incumbent will assist in the implementation and coordination of assessment operations in units within the Divisions of Information Technology Services, Administration and Finance, University Advancement, and the President’s Office, and collaborate with departments, programs, and units in maintaining a repository of assessment and evaluation of data using CampusLabs and other tools to prepare the institution for the reflective process of assessment.

Job Qualifications

Applicants must possess the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, along with the equivalent to three years of related, progressive professional experience applicable to the current job description. A Master’s or PhD in social science, education, assessment, or related field and experience in higher education are preferred. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of survey principles, techniques, and skill in their application, along with general knowledge of principles of organization, administration, and management. A general understanding of research, statistical methods, products and practices related to assessment of student learning or operational outcomes is required. Demonstrated superior written and oral communication skills are required. Applicants must possess the ability to analyze administrative problems and to make appropriate recommendations. Experience in Word, Excel, and assessment tool (e.g., CampusLabs, other) are required. Applicants must possess a demonstrated ability to perform, apply complex survey techniques, and analytical reporting, along with the ability to work well independently and within a team, ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects concurrently, work collaboratively, meticulous attention to detail, think critically and strategically, highly organized, perform under pressure, and have a great sense of humor. Applicants must possess a high tolerance for ambiguity, self-directed, show sensitivity to multiple ways of knowing, skillful in coaching and facilitation, experience in applying adult learning theory, and a commitment to creating innovative and meaningful results.

Institution Description

California 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.

The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. In recent years, CSUSB added its first doctorate (educational leadership), engineering program (computer science and engineering) and M.F.A. programs in creative writing and studio art/design. Every CSUSB academic program that is eligible has earned national accreditation. The university also is home to the California Professor of the Year (Stuart Sumida).


You have medical, dental and vision plans from which to choose coverage. You may cover yourself and your eligible spouse or domestic partner and children. You are eligible to enroll in coverage if you are appointed at least half-time and for more than six months. If you enroll on a timely basis, coverage begins on the first of the month after your date of hire. You also may enroll during any annual open enrollment period.

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Application Due Date: 2020-04-15
Job Start Date: 2020-05-11
Salary: $5325 - $6333
City: San Bernardino
State/Province/Region: CA
Institution: California State University, San Bernardino
Reports To: Chief Data Officer
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research & Analytics

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