Assessment and Research Officer (Administrator I) / Student Affairs California State University, San Bernardino
Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, Exempt position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Work Schedule: Typically, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours may be required.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019.
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second-highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Over eighty percent of our graduates are first-generation college students. Opened in 1965, the university serves more than 20,000 students and graduates approximately 5,000 students annually on its main campus set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, as well as its Palm Desert Campus. Inclusively, social justice and equity are explicitly articulated as core values of the university.
Required Application Materials:
All applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae), (2) three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments, and prospects for success in this position, and (3) a diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion and gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino.
About the Division:
The Division of Student Affairs is committed to student success, both inside and outside the classroom. The Division provides quality support programs that aim to advance student learning using empirical data to reveal what does and does not work with various student populations. Through its wide range of services, students are able to network within a diverse community that foster retention and Coyote Pride beyond graduation.
Typical Activities Under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Assessment and Research Officer will provide administrative oversight and direction for assessment and research activities for the Division of Student Affairs. Typical responsibilities include, but not limited to:
The incumbent will develop comprehensive research and assessment plans of Student Affairs programs and initiatives.
Through assessment, the incumbent will recommend and implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspectives.
Provides expert training and consultation to division leadership and implement a strategic assessment program that aims to support staff in the development and improvement of department programs.
Incumbent must design assessments programs that use common approaches to assessment (e.g., rubrics, program review) and selects appropriate methods that clearly analyzes, interprets and communicates assessment data.
Incumbent will assist client groups in linking assessment results to action plans from start to finish.
Based on evidence and pedagogy, the incumbent will assist/ lead the creation of program goals and outcomes, timelines, and long-term assessment plans.
Incumbent will collaborate and serve on committees and evaluation teams with Institutional Research, Academic Affairs and other campus partners to align, plan, implement and evaluate cocurricular activities.
Will collaborate with departments, programs, and units in maintaining a repository of assessment and evaluation of data (e.g., CampusLabs) to prepare the division and institution for the reflective process of assessment.
Incumbent will be responsible to address issues of equity and diversity when designing and planning assessments.
Incumbent will develop and present meaningful measurements to varied audiences in the formats that are well written and easy to follow by staff, faculty and students.
Will serve as a member of the Student Affairs management team and provide services that support the division and campus mission, vision and core values.
Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience
Possession of a master's degree social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field is. Possession of a doctorate is preferred.
Three (3) to Five (5) years of research experience with progressive responsibility in the field of higher education administration.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.
Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
Demonstrated experience in the assessment and research of Student Affairs practices that support student success, learning and development.
Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups.
Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus.
Proven track record in providing vision and leadership to academic programs, student services, or similar.
Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a leadership team.
Demonstrated interest and ability to promote diversity in a multicultural/ multiethnic environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work at all levels in a large, very diverse public university.
Demonstrated success in advancing and implementing a strategic plan that promotes campus-wide cooperation and collaborations among faculty, staff, students, academic departments and centers, to develop international initiatives, programs and policies.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations.
Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.