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Assessment Specialist

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Job Duties

  • Assist faculty and staff with assessment and evaluation.
  • Help administer survey and assessment instruments, as needed. 
  • Support training faculty and staff in the design of meaningful assessment, which will produce results that can inform and further continuous quality improvement.
  • Records, stores, manages, and disseminates, as appropriate, all assessment data. 
  • Assists constituents and others on how to access and review assessment data. 
  • Works with and plays a key role 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 through reporting standards, protocols, and processes; resolve issues as required.
  • Coordinate and execute systematic gathering, analyzing, managing, and interpreting assessment data. Exercising the ability to produce data reports in a variety of formats, including narrative, tables, and graphical formats.
  • Support academic program directors and deans to review, assess, and document their mission, program objectives, student learning outcomes, and student learning objectives, including plans for future improvement. 
  • Support University directors to review, assess, and document their mission, core functions, outcomes, and action items, including plans for future improvement.
  • Responsible for reporting on aspects to help ensure that curricular and student engagement comply with University Strategic Plan reporting needs. 
  • Monitors the submission of required assessment data points, forms, and reports. 
  • Interprets technical information and plans; develops, edits, formats, organizes, and updates technical documents for appropriateness and cohesiveness. 
  • Produces complete annual outcomes assessment, including learning, program, and administrative outcomes. 
  • Support academic department(s) in General Education assessment.
  • Provide support for implementation of research projects with regard to outcomes 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. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned that are related to planning and evaluation, institutional effectiveness, program review, quality enhancement, assessment, institutional research, outcomes assessment, and the mission of the University.

Job Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Excellent project management skills with experience working with data preparation, coordination and/or reporting. 
  • Possess experience with databases and related software for purposes of interpreting quantitative and qualitative data, leading to analysis, documentation, and reporting. 
  • Familiarity with higher education issues, assessment, and performance indicators.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, attention to detail, and communication abilities in a diverse intellectual and social setting.
  • At least two years of related experience. 

Institution Description

Founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker, Parker University has more than 1,900 students and 34 academic programs. Parker University proudly offers its famed Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Health Sciences, and Business and Technology programs. 

Parker University has been recognized as a Great College to Work For® and one of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S.


Parker University offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, and the opportunity to engage with our unique campus community.
Application Due Date: 2022-11-01
Job Start Date: 2022-12-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Dallas
State/Province/Region: TX
Institution: Parker University
Reports To: Institutional Effectiveness Manager
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness and Planning

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