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Planning and Assessment Coordinator

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Job Duties

The Planning and Assessment Coordinator provides research, process administration, and office management support for Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation Support (IEPA), the Vice President for Planning, Budget, and Human Resources (VP-PBHR), the Policy Office, Academic Quality Assurance (AQA), and other colocated organizations. The Planning and Assessment Coordinator is IEPA’s key professional, operational staff member, with immediate responsibility for major aspects of a wide range of projects such as institutional planning research, institutional assessment, the unit strategic planning and assessment process, and accreditation. The position also serves as the office manager for IEPA, the Policy Office, and AQA; provides research support to VP-PBHR; provides process support for the policy development process and assessment of student learning; and coordinates part-time and student worker front desk staff. The coordinator formally reports to the Director of IEPA, and works under the operational management of staff from supported units on specific tasks.

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Job Qualifications

Required: Any combination of five years’ education and experience in fields or disciplines that prepare the employee with the specified knowledge, skills, and abilities. Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field preferred.

Institution Description

Over 40,000 students and growing, Utah Valley University is the largest public university in the state of Utah, and one of a few in the nation offering a dual-mission model that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs of a community college. UVU’s unique model, which focuses on student success, engaged learning, rigorous academic programs, and faculty-mentored research, is transforming higher education by making it more affordable and accessible to students of all backgrounds. UVU seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects a diverse society and a climate for the success of every employee by appreciating the uniqueness that each one brings to the workplace. Its home in Orem, Utah puts it in the middle of the "Silicon Slopes," the fastest growing major metropolitan region in the United States, and gives access to outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities year-round.


UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
Application Due Date: 2021-04-30
Job Start Date: 2021-05-17
Salary: $37000 - $47000
City: Orem
State/Province/Region: UT
Institution: Utah Valley University
Remote Work: Remote work status TBA.
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation Support

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