Analyst, Assessment & Strategic Plan

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Academic Affairs - CVM

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Analyst, Assessment & Strategic Plan

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Coordinates, researches, compiles and analyzes data and information about University programs/activities as well as divisional/departmental assessment, accreditation, program reviews, and planning initiatives.

Essential Functions

1. Designs, implements, interprets, and analyzes information to support projects, programs, and university-wide functions in planning, assessment, and evaluation, including program review. Oversees and conducts quantitative and qualitative assessment projects that provide reliable findings to support planning and program execution.
2. Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of data sources and information.
3. Assists in the selection, administration, interpretation, and use of assessments related to projects or programs. Provides guidance to department/division staff to address assessment, planning, and
evaluation needs through the development of measureable program outcomes and learning outcomes. Assists in developing appropriate assessment plans and assists with the review of plans.
4. Prepares correspondence and reports about assessments within the department/division. Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in data sets. Clearly presents findings/translates data into understandable and easily readable content.
5. Assists with projects related to the department or division to enhance assessment, planning, and evaluation needs. Locates and defines new process improvement opportunities.
6. May assist with development of strategic plan for department or division. Researches and responds to questions, concerns, or needs regarding assessment tools and administration.
7. Designs and facilitates professional development events for staff members for assessment and planning related topics.
8. Builds relationships across campus and within the division to contribute to a culture of assessment.
9. Assists with meta-assessment feedback processes pertaining to program and learning outcomes reporting.
10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Education Level

Master's Degree

Field of Study

Degree in Statistics, Educational Research/Assessment, Higher Education, or relevant field.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in design, analysis, and reporting of data analysis or institutional research.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of program assessment, general education assessment, higher education practices. Knowledge and skills in quantitative and qualitative research design and administration. Proficiency with quantitative and qualitative analysis software products.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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  2. Cover Letter
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  3. Curriculum Vitae
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a Master's degree in Statistics, Educational Research/Assessment, Higher Education, or relevant field?
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  4. * Do you have 3 years of experience in design, analysis, and reporting of data analysis or institutional research?
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