#526734 - Coordinator of Institutional Assessment

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 2, 2022
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit


Job Summary:

The Coordinator of Institutional Assessment will support the operational activities associated with the assessment practices related to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation and other governing bodies. Demonstrates decisionmaking skills when evaluating assessment reports and/or any other documents related to the University's Strategic Plan.

  • Coordinates assessment practices for academic units across all disciplines.
  • Maintains current knowledge of commonly assessed discipline-specific competencies.
  • Assists faculty in identifying course-level and program-level learning and effectiveness outcomes, develop pedagogically appropriate assessment methodology, and construct data-driven strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of assessment practices related to accreditation requirements.
  • Reviews data and summarizes it to fulfill the reporting requirements of various stakeholders.
  • Reviews data in the Online Assessment Reporting Management System and assures confidentiality of the data.
  • Coordinates the implementation of projects and professional development resources for faculty.
  • Supports the training of faculty and staff in workshops, one-on-one trainings, and/or webinars about assessment best practices, assessment reporting tools, data collection strategies, and other related topics.
  • Supports the editing and submitting efforts for SACSCOC, state, regional and governmental agencies.
  • Supports academic units with compliance requirements, as well with creating meaningful assessment practices that will enhance student success.
  • Analyzes program data, develops reports, and oversees activities while monitoring the status of assessment reports.
  • Maintains accreditation standards related to SACSCOC accreditation and other governing bodies.
  • Reviews, understands and abides by all departmental procedures.
  • Coordinates planning processes that are related to assessment of outcomes.
  • Advocates for assessment as a means of improving student learning and institutional effectiveness.
  • Provides quality improvement recommendations based upon analysis of assessment data.


 Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of appropriate experience, or a Master's degree.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization (education, research & evaluation, psychology, or related field) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty and administration.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Knowledge of research methodology, curriculum development, and assessment design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis.


Job Category:

Advertised Salary:

$40,000 - $45,000

Work Schedule:

  • Begin time: 8:30 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID # 526734

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