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Accountability and Assessment Coordinator

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Position type: Professional
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: Office of Accountability & Assessment
Department/Office: Accountability and Assessment
Categories: Professional Non-Faculty

Accountability and Assessment Coordinator

The College at Brockport

 

The Office of Accountability and Assessment is accepting applications for an Accountability and Assessment Coordinator.  Reporting to the Director of Assessment, the Accountability and Assessment Coordinator, provides proctoring services and operates independently to provide coordination and facilitation services for the Periodic Program Review Process, General Education Assessment, Periodic Administrative Unit Assessment, and Middle States Self Study which includes editing and proofreading documents, administrative support, SWOT analyses, survey development, and training facilitation and presentations to faculty.

Major Responsibilities

Proctoring Services

  • Provide proctoring services, which includes ongoing administration of the Foreign Language Placement Exam, distance learning, and the CLA+ (performance based critical thinking assessment).
  • Create placement exam schedule, reserve testing labs, and confirm availability of proctors for all sessions.
  • Export exam results and upload into Banner.
  • Communicate with students who have questions regarding their placement exam(s).
  • Collaborate with the Director of Accountability and Assessment to provide student incentives for adequate participation.
  • Administer assessment sessions during testing window in fall and spring semesters.
  • Work with Brockport faculty and students as well as students/administrators/faculty from other institutions to schedule, proctor, and report results of online distance exams.

 

Periodic Program Review

  • Plan and facilitate the faculty pre-planning and SWOT meetings.
  • Develop the analysis package, which contains the notes, priority selection worksheets, and priority selection findings.
  • Support SWOT meetings. Take meeting minutes at pre- SWOT meetings, assemble and prepare materials used during the SWOT sessions, contact BASC to order refreshments, tally responses and compile information contained in the SWOT analysis.    
  • Provide assistance to the programs undergoing periodic program review. Answer questions regarding information to be included in the review document, resolve issues related to how the document functions, provide survey assistance for program alumni survey data and other necessary information, proofread and edit, schedule external reviewer meetings on campus for administrative meetings, and schedule and follow-up with administrators regarding “closing-the-loop” meetings based on program action plans.

 

General Education Assessment Faculty Teams

  • Receive and enter into Tk20 or Blackboard new /updated general education rubrics from faculty team chairs.
  • Create and send in Tk20 or Blackboard generic or specific assignment templates with the appropriate rubric for courses selected for general education assessment.
  • Train faculty in entering general education assessment data into Tk20 or Blackboard.
  • Take meeting minutes.

 

Periodic Administrative Unit Assessment (PAUA) Process

  • Assist in the creation of a new, streamlined PAUA Review Template and a revised 5-year review schedule.
  • Assist with the preparation of the 5-year review schedule including template updates, updating the calendar, and training documents.
  • Plan and facilitate the focus group meetings. Compile notes, priority selection worksheets and findings and engage in follow-up.
  • Provide assistance to the unit being assessed by responding to questions and resolving problems related to the template and report development and providing word-processing assistance.
  • Provide assistance to administrative units undergoing administrative assessment review. Review units’ goals and outcomes, analyze assessment data, answer basic questions regarding information to be included in the review document, and resolve issues related to how the document functions.
  • Schedule “closing-the-loop” meetings and follow-up with unit vice-president and other administrators to ensure a timely response.

 

Middle States Self-Study      

  • Utilize knowledge and understanding of Middle State Standards and how they apply to Brockport to help faculty and staff interpret and understand their responsibilities.
  • Provide assistance to the areas (programs, units, and departments) undergoing Middle States review.  Take meeting minutes at Steering committee meetings and other meetings related to the self-study design and process. Answer basic questions related to the self-study and the site visit, schedule catering service and arrange hotel reservations; proofread and edit self-study document, and submit data to Middle States website.

 

Website Development and Maintenance

  • Develop and maintain the content of the accountability, general education, and administrative and program assessment webpages.

 

Service

  • Participate in department and campus-wide committees. 

 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a US Department of Education accredited college or university or an internationally recognized college or university; proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and Powerpoint; demonstrated self-initiative; exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills; effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; excellent editing and proofreading skills; and, ability to work with a culturally diverse population; demonstrated ability to work independently; strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internally recognized college or university; experience working in higher education; experience in academic and administrative assessment; knowledge of Banner
Experience using Access; and, presentation, teaching or training experience.

 

The Department

The Office of Accountability and Assessment supports and sustains the continuous improvement of the institution by assisting all College units in the development and implementation of assessment plans and methodologies.  Faculty and administrators use the information gained with the support of OAA to enhance and improve programs and services. It consists of several (2) professional staff members who provide SUNY and Middle States assessment requirements, assist with assessment development and implementation.  You are invited to join a talented and experienced accountability and assessment team and work on an exciting and engaging campus.

 

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

 

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement and generous paid time off.

 

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Preference will be given to application materials received by April 22, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

NY State Executive Order 161

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

 

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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