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The Research Foundation For SUNY
  • Position Number: 5036800
  • Location: Albany, NY
  • Position Type: Laboratory and Research

Assessment Coordinator

Category: Professional
Department: VP Student Affairs - Purchase College
Locations: Purchase, NY
Posted: Feb 20, 2024
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-time
Position ID: 172856

About Research Foundation for SUNY:
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is the largest comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country.

Our mission is to provide talent, services, and technology that empower SUNY to research, innovate, and transfer discoveries that transform the world's knowledge economy.

Our vision is to make SUNY the best place for faculty, students and staff to research, innovate, and solve the world's most pressing problems.

The RF serves SUNY by providing essential administrative services that enable SUNY faculty to focus their efforts on the education of students and the performance of life-changing research across a wide range of disciplines including medicine, engineering, physical sciences, energy, computer science, and social sciences. We work with the academic and business leadership of SUNY campuses to support research and discovery through the administration of sponsored projects and technology transfer and management of intellectual property for public benefit and economic growth.

The RF is committed to diversity, inclusion and a working environment that enhances productivity, creates personal and professional opportunities, unleashes everyone's full potential and fuels innovation. We hold the organization and each other to the highest standards of integrity, accountability and ethical behavior.

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Job Description:
Job Summary:

The Research Foundation for SUNY at Purchase College seeks applications for a Assessment Coordinator, working 80% of time, in the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment. The Assessment Coordinator supports institutional effectiveness functions related to planning, assessment, and evaluation of the work in support of student services and engagement. The Assessment Coordinator will support an evidence-based culture of improvement with clearly articulated goals and intended outcomes with well-established metrics and milestone markers. The Assessment Coordinator is responsible for coordinating with functional areas to support the annual assessment process, utilizing assessment technology that supports the gathering, comprehending and analysis of student learning and programmatic data; training stakeholders in the platform; and developing meaningful reports to inform progress and future actions. In addition, this position supports campus survey administration, as well as the analysis and visualization of survey data.

Job Duties:
  • Under the guidance of the Director, manages the annual outcomes assessment process using HelioCampus technology.
  • Works with campus departments to review, evaluate, write, and complete annual outcomes assessment, including learning outcomes, program outcomes, and administrative outcomes.
  • Assists in the coordination of assessment training activities.
  • Handles the administration of campus-wide surveys, and gathers both qualitative and quantitative data for analysis to support unit, sector and institutional goals.
  • Designs reports and presentations to share assessment results across the sector and campus.
  • Maintains the confidentiality and security of all institutional and system data.
  • Participates in meetings and task forces as appropriate.

Required Education / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum two years' experience in educational technology and/or data management or analysis.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and leverage strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Preferred Education / Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Knowledge of SPSS
  • Understanding of academic assessment and research processes.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Learning Management Systems (preferably D2L Brightspace).

Additional Information:

Salary: $56,000 at an 80% FTE

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy-related conditions, reproductive health decisions, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, familial status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic characteristics/genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, military status or service, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state or local law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.

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