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Type: Full Time
Location: Riverside, California
INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH ANALYST
8AM - 5PM
$60,100 - $118,300
Reporting to the Dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSOE), the Institutional Research Analyst oversees, manages and leads the development, selection, implementation, systematic evaluation, refinement, and data-driven decision making in GSOE programs, and assessment system to increase program completion of an academically talented and diverse pool of students. The incumbent implements school-wide policies and procedures for evaluating and assessing program learning outcomes at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Key responsibilities include: Monitoring requirements for accreditation related to assessment and facilitate schoolwide practices to ensure compliance (e.g. annual assessment reports, assessment of core competencies, learning outcomes, collection of student program data, etc.). Works closely with Dean, Associate Deans and Assistant Deans to support the development and implementation of learning outcomes and sustainable assessment plans. Collaboratively works with campus to support, evaluate, and improve assessment practices for both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Graduate School of Education. This includes reviewing and improving program learning outcomes, assessment templates to ensure their effectiveness and alignment with accreditation standards, reviewing and improving assessment rubrics, using assessment rubrics to evaluate program learning outcome reports, and providing feedback to programs, school and the campus. Serves on campus committees to review annual assessment summary reports, identifies patterns of concern, recommends program and process changes, and ensures assessment is continuously improving. Also reviews accreditation reports, develops and implements recommended changes for assessment practices. Provides support to help improve the effectiveness of campus assessment efforts and achieve organizational goals. Participates in other accreditation activities (e.g. site visits).
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Advanced degree in related area, with coursework in social science methods, education, psychology, evaluation or research and survey design
Experience evaluating and assessing performance in an academic unit.
Experience in supporting and implementing continuous improvement processes
Experience reporting, developing, and interpreting materials for accreditation activities, and participating in accreditation visits.
4 - 7 years of related experience.
Understanding of organizational rules and regulations.
Strong ability to present information in a clear concise manner both in writing and verbally.
Able to provide good judgment, decision-making, and problem solving.
Requires general knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of common organization-specific computer application programs; knowledge of organizational principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data (for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA).
Thorough active listening, critical thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task.
Knowledge of academic assessment processes and activities.
Knowledge of continuous improvement processes
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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