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Academic Assessment Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2019
Title Academic Assessment Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Office of Educational Effectiveness
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Educational Services

Posting Detail Information
Position Summary
The University at Buffalo (UB) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Academic Assessment Coordinator. The Academic Assessment Coordinator within the Office of Educational Effectiveness will work closely with academic departments through the process of Comprehensive Program Review site visits and orient departments across the university to the review process to advance the university’s ambitious vision for excellence in teaching, research and engagement. In addition, the Academic Assessment Coordinator will provide user support to faculty and students as they navigate the course evaluation system.

The Academic Assessment Coordinator provides comprehensive administrative support for Comprehensive Program Review and isresponsible for day-to-day communications, document archiving, and for campus-wide course evaluations, including day-to-day operations of the course evaluation system and end-user support. In addition, the Academic Assessment Coordinator provides day-to-day administrative support to the Office of Educational Effectiveness.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of Comprehensive Program Review, such as scheduling campus-wide program reviews, assisting with itinerary creation, scheduling and presenting campus-wide program review orientation sessions
  • Day-to-day administration of OEE procurement, financials and human resource activities.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities in support of campus-wide Course Evaluations, which include providing end-user support for faculty and students, responding to faculty and departmental requests for course evaluation reports, and triaging course evaluation issues to relevant OEE staff members and the course evaluation vendor as necessary.
  • Responsible for programming and event scheduling and logistics with campus-wide and external stakeholders.
  • Responsible for updates to the website as needed.
  • Serve as OEE communications manager to manage listservs and responses to email requests/questions from the multiple OEE inboxes.
  • Assist with OEE assessment projects as needed, such as managing updates to the Program Assessment and Review Database.

The Office of Educational Effectiveness, built on a strong foundation of skill and capacity in assessment and an institutional-level repository of knowledge, strives to ensure high quality, systematic, continuous, and rigorous assessment of student learning and success and instructional and program effectiveness. Our small but mighty team of personnel have content expertise in program review and evaluation, educational measurement, and assessment methodology and will employ these assessment skills to provide:

  • Learning Assessment Oversight and Support;
  • Management of Comprehensive Program Review;
  • Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness;
  • Outreach and Training of Faculty and Staff; and
  • Assessment Support, Collaboration and Consultation.

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of experience providing administrative support in an academic or administrative unit in an institution of higher education. Facility with Microsoft productivity software, including Excel. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with online systems, such as personnel and student tracking systems, learning management systems, or online data collection systems. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience in a higher education office in an academic or administrative unit. Familiarity with Microsoft Access. Familiarity with university business systems.

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