Assistant Director of Equity Analysis Student Success
JOB #: 1909113
Full time; Career  Starting Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial Review Date: 11-06-2019
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves activities associated with supporting strategic planning and decision making through the analysis, presentation, and distribution of institutional related research data. Includes planning and analytical studies, assessment, and reporting on data related to students, academic and non-academic employees, financial, and facilities. May be involved with compliance with informational requests from external agencies.
Under the direction of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Initiatives Director (HSIID), this position will be part of a federally-funded grant program, with primary responsibility for developing and implementing evaluation projects related to current grant programs including equity analysis of student outcomes. Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives Assistant Director of Equity Analysis (ADEA) uses advanced professional concepts and organizational objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. The ADEA works on complex issues where analysis of situations or qualitative or quantitative data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. The successful candidate will use multiple data collection and analysis techniques, as well as existing theoretical frameworks, to assess ongoing work, including student progress, retention, and related outcomes. The ADEA applies full understanding of internal and external policies and procedures required by the university and granting agencies. The ADEA exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. The ADEA explores related goals and outcomes aligned with the projects' logic models. The ADEA will serve as the principal advisor to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Achievement and Equity Innovation (AVCSAEI), HSI Initiatives Director and Assistant Director. The ADEA manages an internal evaluation team of various equity initiatives, as well as, works closely with external evaluators of various funded grants.
UCSC received a $2.6 million grant (MAPA) ending in 2020 and $5.9 Million grant (SEMILLA) ending in 2021, both grants are paid over a 5-year period. Grant funds ? from the U.S. Department of Education's Hispanic-Serving Institutions Division ? are designed to assist the university with the MAPA project, which is designed to reduce those disparities by implementing four research-based, data-driven, interwoven activities that will enable UCSC to put into place the systemic supports that Hispanic students will need to successfully navigate the university experience.
The SEMILLA Project is designed to improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programming to increase success rates (persistence and completion) for Hispanic, low-income and high-need students
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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