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Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and seven years of extensive, relevant experience with classroom assessment and evaluation or combination of education and relevant technical field experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. in social sciences, education, assessment)
  • 3+ years proven effectiveness in teaching in a college or research university setting
  • 2-3 years of proven effectiveness in supporting evaluation and assessment programs at a college or research university
  • 1-3 years in administrative experience with programs and complex projects with multiple deadlines
  • 1-3 years in faculty teaching development
  • 1-3 years in program management, especially complex projects with multiple deadlines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues pertaining to teaching and learning in a research university
  • Facility in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
  • Extensive experience in and strong passion for empirical research and answering hard questions with data.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively convey findings and broad trends to a variety of audiences and positively influence senior leadership & faculty.
  • Ability to use data retrieval and manipulation tools such as SQL, Brio Query, Business Objects and the like along with visual data tools to present data clearly to non-technical audiences.
  • Advanced proficiency with statistical tools such as SPSS, SAS, R or similar tools.
  • Ability to tell stories with data using data visualization software such as Tableau, Excel, SPSS, or similar software in conjunction with strong verbal ability.
  • Ability to use visual data tools to clearly articulate data to non-technical audiences.
  • Flexible analytical approach crafting multiple options with supporting arguments for the same goal and allowing for results at varying levels of precision.
  • Facilitation skills to conduct meetings to achieve the desired outcome and manage projects within time constraints.
  • In depth knowledge of University administrative organization, policies, procedures, and practices for institutional research-oriented roles.
  • Knowledge of research literature on assessment and evaluation of teaching and learning in higher education and the ability to translate that knowledge into practice
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to collaboratively and constructively with a diversity of people at multiple levels (undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, lecturers, faculty, and staff) and with multiple perspectives
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in assisting faculty and subject matter experts to assess learning needs and to develop high-impact solutions to enhance student learning
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively convey findings and broad trends to a variety of audiences and positively influence senior leadership & faculty
  • Ability to work independently and in teams and to take the initiative, especially in new ventures
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to listen effectively, to provide tactful feedback and support, and to use sound judgment in confidential matters

Certifications and Licenses:

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job

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