- Coordinate training faculty and staff in the design of meaningful assessment, which will produce results that can inform and further continuous quality improvement.
- Work with institutional constituencies that originate data to ensure that institutional assessment data is accessible, accurate, reliable, meaningful, and meets the requirements and needs of the university; resolve issues as required.
- Coordinate and execute systematic gathering, analyzing, managing, and interpreting assessment data.
- Work closely with academic program directors and deans to support their mission, program objectives, student learning outcomes, and student learning objectives.
- Work closely with University directors to support their mission, core functions, outcomes, and action items.
- Responsible for reporting on aspects to help ensure that curricular and student engagement comply with University Strategic Plan reporting needs.
- Responsible for assisting academic department(s) in General Education assessment.
- Provide expertise and support for implementation of research projects with regard to assessment and continuous quality improvement.
- Extract data from software systems to provide routine and complex reports, as needed; resolve issues as required.
- Adhere to federal and university policies regarding access to, use of, and release of confidential information and data security.
- Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records, files, documentation, or audit of work performed so that they are easily accessible.
- Coursework in educational research, measurement, higher education administration, statistics, data analysis, social or natural sciences, or a related research field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
- Utilization of databases and related software for the purposes of assessment and reporting.
- Possess experience in writing reports with quantitative and qualitative data and analysis with regard to facilitating assessment and continuous quality improvement.
- At least four years of experience is required in performing the function of curriculum development, and/or institutional effectiveness and planning, and/or assessment in a higher education setting.
Parker University is a private, non-profit institution located in the Dallas, Texas. It was founded in 1978 as Parker College of Chiropractic by Dr. James W. Parker, a world-renowned chiropractor. In 2011, Parker College transitioned to a comprehensive University with plans to offer multiple degree programs in a variety of disciplines within the health, wellness, business, and technology fields.
Since 2011, Parker University has grown from 3 degree programs to over 30. The institution offers degrees at the certificate, associate, bachelor, master, and doctorate levels. Since 2015, the University has increased its student population from approximately 1,000 to currently over 1,500 individuals.
The institution is embarking on a Quality Enhancement Program to instill evidence-based learning throughout its academic programs. The University espouses a rich culture of life-long learning, research, and service.