The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) is seeking a Program Effectiveness Coordinator to join the Professional Veterinary Medicine (PVM) Student Services Team and CVMBS. This is an outstanding opportunity to assure program quality and suggest improvement efforts for the PVM, and potentially other CVMBS programs through the assessment of student learning and professional success. The successful applicant will directly report to the PVM Education Development Specialist and will be engaged with CVMBS faculty and the PVM Curriculum and Steering Committees.
Responsibilities • Coordinate the development of specific, measureable outcome goals for the PVM program that ensure program effectiveness and continuous improvement. At a minimum, these goals must comply with the AVMA accreditation standards. • Define success targets for goals, identify strategies for achieving them, and measurements that will document success. • Oversee both direct and indirect program assessments, in accordance with AVMA guidelines, to provide evidence of student learning and professional success. • Compile and present data to ensure accurate and relevant information is provided to decision makers and other relevant stakeholders. • Provide PVM Curriculum and Steering Committees with analysis of data; drawing conclusions about program strengths and challenges; and assist in crafting recommended initiatives for continuous improvement.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills • Comprehensive knowledge of program learning outcomes assessment design and measurement, qualitative and quantitative research methods/analysis. Ability to collaborate effectively with others and build partnerships with world-class academics • Excellent critical thinking ability and problem solving techniques • Superior analytical skills; competence in statistics and interpretation of data • Effective organization skills and ability to independently manage multiple priorities • Ability to make well-reasoned and timely recommendations based on careful, objective review and informed analysis of available or gathered information.
Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in education, social sciences, or a related field • 5 years’ experience in an outcomes assessment environment including qualitative and quantitative research methodology and analysis • Experience in data collection and analysis in an educational environment
Preferred Qualifications • MS, PhD, EdD, or similar degree in education, social sciences, or a related field • Experience and understanding of AVMA accreditation standards • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
For full consideration please send resume, cover letter explaining in detail how your experience fits the position requirements, and the names and contact information of three references in one pdf file to Ashley Miller at Ashley.firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM Friday, May 23, 2014. References will not be contacted without prior notification of applicants.
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