University of Phoenix Assessment Research Manager in Tempe, Arizona

Opportunity Details

Overview

The Office of Assessment is seeking a collaborative team member to support institutional research projects and survey research related to the assessment of student learning, student service, and co-curricular outcomes. Works to ensure the reliability and validity of University assessment and survey instruments and recommends changes and enhancements as appropriate. Provides technical research and survey development assistance to internal parties. Assists in the development of rubric calibration, faculty norming, and data analysis training materials and processes.

The ideal candidate will have experience supporting surveys, working with assessment data and or other student data to make recommendations and offer guidance to stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the administration of nationally-normed survey instruments, e.g. CLA+, NSSE, SAILS.

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to ensure the reliability and validity of University assessment and survey instruments and recommends changes and enhancements as necessary.

  • Provides technical research and survey development assistance to internal parties as needed or requested.

  • Develops, administers, and analyzes surveys related to assessment of student learning, student support, and co-curricular outcomes.

  • Prepares summary reports, data visualizations, and presentations of survey and other research findings.

  • Assists in the development of rubric calibration, faculty norming, and data analysis training materials and processes for campus faculty assessment liaisons, college/school leadership, and other University staff.

  • Participates in the research and scholarship of assessment.

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of academic survey trends and requirements to ensure the University meets established standards.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in statistics, research methods, or psychometrics, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution required

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in academic setting required

  • Knowledge of assessment theory, strategies, instruments, and data collection and analysis methodologies as demonstrated through a minimum of 3years of experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to travel

  • Direct experience with assessment of student learning or competency-based education is preferred

  • Strong experience with software such as Microsoft Office Excel and data analysis software such as SPSS

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to solve complex problems using excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to act as a resource to staff regarding data collection and analysis methodologies

  • Strong organizational skills, detail- and results-oriented

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Company University of Phoenix

Job Family Administration

Virtual Eligible No

Requisition ID 2017-9104

Position Type Full-Time

Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe