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Evaluation Specialist
Staff Associate

Are you interested in...conducting research into the effectiveness of educational initiatives; supporting faculty and staff in the assessment of student learning and other educational outcomes; collecting and analyzing data to identify benchmarks for success?

The Office of Academic Planning and Assessment is seeking a full time professional to design, execute, and manage evaluation processes at the course, program, and institutional level. We are looking for an individual who combines a facility with statistical methods with direct experience in designing and implementing research projects. The Evaluation Specialist will be a part of a collaborative team engaged in a wide range of assessment, institutional research, and planning activities.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years' relevant experience OR Master's degree plus two (2) years' relevant experience; (the degrees should be in higher education, the social sciences or related field); two years' experience in assessment, planning, or institutional research, preferably in higher education; extensive knowledge of measurement and evaluation, survey research, and statistical analysis techniques; experience managing and using complex data bases; (SAS or SPSS preferred) and superior analytical, written, and oral communication skills.

Hiring salary range: $44,300 to $55,500 Normal starting range is $44,300 to $49,900.

Send a letter of interest and current resume/vitae to: Employment Office, Room 167, Whitmore Administration Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-8170. Applications will be reviewed beginning with those received by October 22nd and will continue until the position is filled.

The University Of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.


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