Assessment & Evaluation Specialist

Indiana University
January 7, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Job Summary

This position serves as an educational process expert in learning assessment and curriculum evaluation by working with subject matter experts to design and develop instruments, procedures, and standards for measuring curricular outcomes. Lead faculty in standard-setting for statewide examinations, and in interpreting outcomes data, to include psychometric performance of tests. Work under general supervision to collect, analyze, report, and interpret curricular outcomes data.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to plan, develop, implement and evaluate statewide assessments in order to measure medical students' attainment of learning objectives and development toward competence. Use exam results to facilitate delivering effective feedback to students.
  • Contribute to the planning, development, implementation, and on-going application of a continuous quality improvement process for curricular outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively to collect, analyze, interpret, and report qualitative and quantitative curricular outcomes data as part of the undergraduate medical education program continuous quality improvement process.
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to directors, faculty committees, and deans to allow for continuous quality improvement of the curriculum and compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Advise internal stakeholders in the development and application of a competency-based, developmentally oriented assessment blueprint that mirrors the stated learning objectives at the session, course, and curricular levels.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in education, psychology (with a focus in psychometrics), instructional systems design, or a related area and three years of related experience.

Knowledge of applicable theory, content, and methodology related to education and educational measurement. Ability to analyze and accurately summarize educational literature, quantitative, and qualitative data. Experience in educational continuous quality improvement to include assisting with identifying and measuring curricular outcomes. Computer skills to include MS Office applications, survey and testing platforms, statistical analysis software, learning management systems, standard databases for literature review, and virtual meeting platforms. Exceptional organizational and communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to recognize own learning and professional development needs and undertake self-directed learning projects to address them.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in health professions education, experience with SPSS statistical software, educational research experience. Experience with assessing student performance in laboratory, simulation, or clinical settings, as well as experience with developing and assessing the validity of written and performance examinations. Experience with educational assessment tools and methodologies and with psychometric design and analysis. Experience in higher education or professional education.

Working Conditions / Demands

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accomodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3SA

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Student Services

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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