Assessment & Evaluation Specialist

Indiana University
October 2, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world.

Medical Student Education serves students' critical affairs in their pursuit of a medical degree for Indiana University School of Medicine. We also serve faculty by providing support for curriculum development, program assessment, student evaluation, and learning technology tools. Our vision is to cultivate a robust, dynamic, learning experience that fully prepares our graduates to become outstanding physicians and community leaders.

Job Summary

Do you enjoy the design, development and mindful data mining to aid in understanding curricular assessment and evaluation? If so, you may be the right fit for this opportunity in our team. As a Learning Assessment and Evaluations Specialist you will serve 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 outcome data, to include psychometric performance of tests. As you work under general supervision to timely collect, analyze, report, and interpret curricular outcomes data you will collaborate with internal and external teams to offer qualitative and quantitative details aimed at continuous quality improvement.

Required Qualifications

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

Knowledge of applicable theory, content, and methodology related to education and educational measurement. Experience with educational assessment tools and methodologies and with psychometric design and analysis. 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 in educational continuous quality improvement to include assisting with identifying and measuring curricular outcomes. Experience in higher education or professional education. Advanced 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. Ability to analyze and accurately summarize educational literature, quantitative, and qualitative data. 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.

Working Conditions / Demands

Must be able to travel to and from all nine medical school campuses and to attend meetings, workshops, and conferences both physically and virtually.

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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Equal Employment Opportunity

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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