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AU Core Assessment Analyst

American University | Washington, DC

Posted Date 11/24/2022

Working independently, and in a team, the AU Core Assessment Analyst is responsible for designing and conducting research on a variety of issues of importance to the AU Core Curriculum. Using expertise in assessment for student learning, the Analyst produces qualitative and quantitative reports, analysis, and visualizations of information/data. Develops, implements, and maintains the Business Intelligence system to generate statistical and other management reports used by a variety of audiences including Undergraduate Education and Academic Student Services (UEAS) leadership, the AU Core Committee, and other division and department staff. The Analyst provides leadership on UEAS academic program assessment and represents the AU Core in decisions about BI training, support, and data integrity.

  1. Academic Program Assessment: Works with the Director of the AU Core & University College, AU Core Committee, and others to design and implement plans to assess and evaluate the Core Curriculum. Responsible for developing and maintaining systems and processes that serve these assessment activities. Supports selection or creation of direct and indirect measures (e.g., rubrics, pre-/post-tests, focus groups) appropriate to the assessment-related research questions being asked.
  2. Reporting and Data Visualization: Designs and develops reports intended to convey program information to university leadership, the campus community, and external constituents (including accreditors.) Provides insight and analysis into findings and trends, which take into account considerations of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Integrates narratives and graphics with data to communicate with relevant stakeholders.
  3. Special Projects: Undertakes special research and other projects in support of AU Core curricular planning and policy making, as well as Inclusive Excellence. This includes responsibility for supporting work on the university’s accreditation process. Such support includes developing and organizing data/information for the university’s self-study. Collects and helps report information regarding the student staff experience and other important initiatives. Assists with workshops and presentations conducted by AU Core staff and faculty. 
  4. Living-Learning Community Assessment: Works with University College and Sophomore Living-Learning Community staff to determine information needs and how to best access information. Helps facilitate and coordinate population identification, assessment plans, analysis of new data, and data integration into existing databases.
  5. General Support of AU Core Initiatives: Works in a team environment to support the general work of the office. Examples include assisting with work on faculty development, responding to email queries, and editing internal and external communications.
  6. Other duties assigned.
Salary54500.00 - 56500.00 Annual
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