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CAEP Assessment Liaison

University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

The CAEP Assessment Liaison reports to the Director of the School of Education and coordinates and oversees assessment, accreditation, accountability, and continuous improvement efforts within the School of Education. The Liaison is expected to have in-depth knowledge of assessment practices, processes, and procedures, accreditation (e.g., CAEP), as well as the ability to collaborate with others and coordinate complex tasks related to the school’s assessment practices.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :
  • Working with the director, perform specialized administrative work related to assessment, accreditation, accountability, and continuous improvement within the School of Education.
  • Foster a culture of data-informed decision-making related to student learning outcomes and program/administrative effectiveness within the School of Education.
  • Serve as the assessment coordinator for the School of Education related to annual assessments/reports and accreditation (e.g., CAEP, institutional accreditation, and state education reports).
  • Identify, establish, and maintain data management systems within the School of Education.
  • Attend department meetings and participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of program goals and curriculum review based on student learning outcomes.
  • Monitor timelines and efforts to ensure compliance and timely submission of assessment and accreditation data, materials, and reports.
  • Maintain School of Education data collection and records related to assessment, accreditation, and continuous improvement including generating reports.
  • Provide support to program coordinators and faculty concerning accreditation process, annual reports, and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Provide information and updates regarding accreditation standards to faculty, staff, and other stakeholders, as appropriate.
  • Lead assessment system training and practices for all stakeholders within the School of Education as needed.
  • Develop training materials to meet the needs of all stakeholders.
  • Lead data review meetings and retreats to support assessment and accreditation.
  • Work collaboratively across the university to implement organizational policies and procedures, including accreditation-related technical assistance, training, tools, to support the School of Education.
  • Serve as liaison to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to ensure compliance related to annual assessments and reports.
  • Serve on and provide information to university committees as needed and requested.
  • Partner with IT to ensure quality and accuracy of data.
  • Represent the School of Education on accreditation related events when appropriate.
  • Attend professional development activities to remain informed of current trends and new approaches in the discipline.
  • Maintain licenses, certifications, and other professional credentials for the profession/position.
  • Perform similar or related work as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and fostering best practices and policies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and interpret student learning outcome data to improve teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability with technology and scholarly writing.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Fluency creating charts, spreadsheets, and databases and conducting data analysis.
  • Experience with state data systems and/or relational databases is desirable.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 (e.g., Teams, Outlook, and Office) and webinar tools (e.g., Zoom).
  • Experience with SL & L or willingness to learn this portfolio system is desirable.


Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Master’s degree in Educational Assessment, Research, and Evaluation or a related education field.
  • Three years of experience in assessment in higher education/school of education.
  • Experience in evaluation design and analysis, database management, and writing evaluation and accreditation reports.
  • Doctoral degree in Educational Assessment, Research, and Evaluation or a related education field preferred.
  • Experience with CAEP Accreditation is highly desirable.
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions X
Work with fumes or airborne particles X
Work near moving mechanical parts X
Risk of electrical shock X
Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Talking & Hearing X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X
Climbing or balancing X
Bending, pulling, pushing X
Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds X
Up to 25 pounds X
Up to 50 pounds X
Up to 75 pounds X
Up to 100 pounds X
Over 100 pounds X

Vision requirements (Especially relevant if driving is required by the job)

_X_ Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

___ Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

___ Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

___ Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

___ Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules / work from home opportunities
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

The University of Bridgeport provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University of Bridgeport complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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