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Academic Program Assessment Manager

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00070PO17
Classification Title Senior Consultant
Internal Title Academic Program Assessment Manager
Campus School of Medicine Greenville 07
College/Division School of Medicine Greenville
Department School of Medicine - Greenville
Band 7
Advertised Minimum Salary $48,622
Advertised Salary Range Starting at $48,622 and commensurate with experience
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Work Schedule

Standard hours of operation to be determined by supervisor, with some nights and weekends required

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Information Technology

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type
South Carolina Retirement No
State Insurance Programs No
Annual Leave No
Sick Leave No

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The successful candidate is responsible for the collection, meaningful analysis, presentation, and dissemination of factual and verifiable data, and longitudinal curriculum; accreditation processes; and medical school academic evaluation needs (e.g. ISA (Institutional Self-study Assessment), GQ (Graduation Questionnaire), PTD (Program to date) surveys), and other needs as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree in related field and 2 years relevant program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 4 years relevant program experience. Demonstrated ability in data analysis and education research methods is required. Must be detail oriented, organized, and possess the ability to work independently and on teams.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher, with graduate level course work in a quantitatively-oriented field-Statistics, Mathematics, Educational Research, Social Science, Higher Education, Planning or Research.
Minimum of 4 years or relevant experience in medical/higher education; preferably in institutional research areas with broad knowledge of data collection, interpretation, database design, statistical analyses, and research design
Understanding of qualitative and quantitative survey research and statistical analyses
Demonstrated knowledge of social science research methodology, report writing and computer skills;
Commitment to accuracy, clarity, promptness and reliability
High standards of integrity, ethical conduct, and confidentiality
Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate complex statistical analysis to a non-technical audience
Effective and collaborative management skills
Experience with statistical tools: e.g. SPSS
Demonstrates commitment to advancing the mission/vision/guiding principles of USCSOMG/GHS in setting priorities and conducting work.
Demonstrates teamwork, self-awareness, professionalism, open/transparent communication, and servant/conscious leadership.
Proactively seeks opportunities to apply his/her training, experience, knowledge, and skills as appropriate to meet emerging institutional needs.
Communicates respect of others in the work environment, and contributes to the development of a welcoming environment and positive institutional culture.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Broad knowledge of current accreditation and assessment,
Demonstrate awareness and appreciation for the mission of GHS and have demonstrated a track record of successful collaboration with students, faculty, administrators, staff and other GHS constituencies
High level of mental discipline and service orientation to meet customer needs effectively
Ability to analyze complex technical environments
Ability to lead diverse group of people to collaborate and cooperate productively
Ability to assimilate information quickly
Ability to maintain pace with rapidly changing technologies
Ability and willingness to adapt to possible changes in duties based on program needs,
Ability and willingness to learn and take on new

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/01/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 07/19/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16923
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in related field and 2 years relevant program experience OR a bachelor’s degree and 4 years relevant program experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Media File
  5. Other Supporting Documents
  6. Research Portfolio
  7. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications