Position TitleCoordinator 2, Learning Outcomes Assessment
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Director, Learning Outcomes Assessment
DepartmentLearning Advancement - 2A0
Position TypeNew position
Starting Salary$44,904.95 - $50,518.07
Job Open Date06/02/2022
Open Until FilledYes
Priority Review Date07/01/2022
The Learning Outcomes Assessment Office leads SLCC’s efforts to document student attainment of academic program learning outcomes and to build a culture in which learning outcomes data informs curricular, teaching, and assignment (re)design—all with the goal of improving student learning. The Coordinator helps the Director work with faculty and academic administrators to plan, design, and implement ongoing assessment of student learning outcomes for the improvement of teaching, learning, and instructional programs. The Coordinator makes the work of faculty and departments as easy as possible by helping then with the logistics of assessment implementation and follow through: embedding assessment rubrics in Canvas, developing workflows for ePortfolio assessment, editing reports, creating templates, uploading to websites and data repositories, arranging for time sheets and RFPs as needed, and facilitating meetings.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Assist the Director as they work with faculty and academic administrators to plan, design and implement ongoing assessment of student learning outcomes for the improvement of teaching, learning and instructional programs. Write assessment reports and help departments polish their own assessment reports.
Document SLCC’s program assessment results on the college’s website and in other formats as directed. Develop and maintain a system for communication and documentation of assessment plans, data, and results.
Create and deliver professional development training related to learning outcomes assessment.
Facilitate the scheduling of program assessment as well as its incorporation into instructional program reviews.
Other duties as assigned.
- Strong preference given to candidates with master’s degree enabling them to help faculty with assessment.
- Experience with program learning outcomes assessment.
- Experience with curriculum development.
- At least three years of successful full or part-time teaching experience in higher education.
- Bachelor’s Degree in one of SLCC’s General Education fields, which include but are not limited to English, Math, Physical Science, Life Science, Communications, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Fine Arts.
- Two years of related, full-time paid experience with least one of those years of experience in successful full or part-time teaching role in higher education.
- Part-time experience may be considered on a prorated basis.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Strong familiarity with the literature of assessment or ability to become so within the first year of employment.
- Strong familiarity with SLCC’s learning management system; ePortfolio system; and general operations, policies, and procedures or ability to become so within the first year of employment.
- Knowledge of learning outcomes alignment at the course, program, and institutional levels.
- Ability to use technology, such as word processors, spreadsheets, and qualitative coding software, for assessment, documentation, and reporting purposes.
- Ability to manage budgets, time sheets, and requests for proposals.
- Writing, editing, and project management skills sufficient to produce professional reports and presentations.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently to complete projects and meet deadlines.
- Ability to collaborate with others to solve problems and move forward in a complex and fluid environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people to maintain good working relationships across the College.
- Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
- Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.
- More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: https://i.slcc.edu/culture/benefits/index.aspx
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.