Program Admin Specialist I

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Sep 26, 2017
Closes
Oct 31, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Assessment and Data Coordinator

The George Mason University Accreditation and External Reporting Office (AERO), within the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), seeks a highly motivated and versatile individual to serve as the CEHD Assessment and Data Coordinator. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will support CEHD faculty and students in the collection, recording and use of student assessment data via the college’s online assessment software; and to support AERO staff in the coordination of internal data for the college’s Calendar Year Review Process (CYRP).

The primary duties of this position are very structured and desk-based. Duties entail working within multiple assessment tracking systems, including Blackboard and CEHD’s online assessment software (Tk20) and intranet database systems. Specific responsibilities include: * Maintaining and updating AERO’s intranet-based assessment schedule; * Uploading and configuring CEHD assessments into Tk20; * Preparing Tk20-to-Blackboard assessment implementation; * Preparing end-of semester assessment-related reports in Tk20 for distribution to academic programs; * Monitoring bi-weekly Banner data transfer from CEHD to Tk20; * Monitoring AERO’s Tk20 support e-mail account and providing support to faculty and staff; * Assisting in the maintenance of AERO’s Tk20 Student and Faculty Help Web site; * Coordinating the preparation of student assessment data for the college’s CYRP; and * Constructing data tables based on information from a variety of college and university sources for the CYRP.

Required Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); strong attention to detail along with excellent organizational and workflow management skills, especially for time-sensitive actions; the ability to work independently and to analyze problems and provide resolutions; the ability to work within multiple database systems concurrently and to adapt to new technologies and processes; the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing with a variety of clients; and a strong commitment to handle confidential information with the highest level of discretion.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Blackboard, Ellucian Banner, and/or other educational online assessment platforms (Tk20, TaskStream, Chalk and Wire, etc.); experience with higher education accreditation processes; and proficiency with multiple software programs (e.g., within Microsoft Office).

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02764z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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