• Supervisor, Assessment Center

    Location BB-Bridgetown
    Job ID
    2018-104091
    Institution
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Department
    Student Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    No FLSA Required (Ross Islands Only)
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Under the direction of Sr. Director, Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations, Evaluations and Scheduling, the Supervisor, Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations will work closely with the Sr. Director to ensure that the operational direction of academic examinations at the university is well-specified. Working with faculty members, Informational Technology personnel, software developers, and other staff members of the Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations, Evaluations and Scheduling, the Supervisor will assist the Sr. Director to maintain the necessary materials, electronic resources, trained personnel and operational processes used for the examination of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). Working with the Sr. Director, the Supervisor will help design, implement, and disseminate an analytical assessment and examination agenda capable of informing the core curriculum process along with students and faculty, and the administrative offices responsible for recruitment, admissions, financial aid, student services, and retention and promotion policies and practices at the University. This includes analyzing institutional assessment and examination data located in multiple student information databases as well as data collected through both standard and ad hoc student surveys. As appropriate, the Supervisor manages and responds to ad hoc requests for academic examination data retrieval and analysis from a variety of sources including faculty, administrative and student affairs offices and committees.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities:

     

    • Responsible for the daily operation of the Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations. The Supervisor will maintain the necessary materials and electronic resources, trained personnel and operational processes used for the examination of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and required for the high-volume and high-tech testing conducted by the Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations.

    • Responsible for the training and teaching of the faculty and supporting staff, when necessary, in the examination technology skills and data reporting used in our high-volume and high-tech academic examination process.

       

    • Collaborate with IT department to ensure on-going technical and equipment support for the high-volume and high-tech testing conducted by the Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations. Assist faculty in their utilization of the examination software, ExamSoft ® , and the software’s reporting features to produce longitudinal data for departmental and institutional use.

       

    • Development/maintenance of a longitudinal database to support curriculum evaluation, student learning outcomes (SLO) assessment, and accreditation.

       

    • Perform delegated responsibilities to support curriculum development, including support of the Curriculum Committee (CC), and the Curriculum Committee Assessment SubCommittee (CCASC) for learner assessment, and faculty development as assigned by the Sr. Director.

       

    • Assists the Sr. Director, Curriculum Office for Academic Examinations, Evaluations and Scheduling in supporting assessment research efforts, and in working collaboratively with deans, department chairs, faculty, the Office of Student Affairs and the Academy for Teaching and Learning to achieve the University’s goals for robust assessment leading to increased student retention and graduation rate.

    • Inform and assist the Sr. Director in the implementation of processes for continuous quality improvement of academic examinations based on evaluation data across the university.

       

    • Supervise the consultation and compliance with the university ADA representative to ensure that students’ special accommodations are provided .

       

    • Complete other projects and duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

     

    The position has full supervisory responsibilities - leadership of the academic examination staff in all work activities, including contributing to the motivation/development of the team, work allocation, mentoring and direction and leadership for assessment activities across the university.

     

     

    Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the attributes of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position:

     

    • Bachelors/Masters degree in a following discipline: Higher Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Project Management, Educational Research, Social Science, Statistics or other relevant field.
    • Work experience in higher education, including experience in assessment, measurement, and educational evaluation. Experience in medical education preferred. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge/experience in assessment building, application, and reporting. 
    • Experience in the application of appropriate technologies, such as software packages for data analysis and best-practice assessment models, which produce creative, generative and robust assessment results that support a learner-centered environment. 
    • Experience in information technology including use of database systems, various software packages, networks. Extensive experience with MSExcel, and previous experience with ExamSoft® software preferred.  Demonstrated experience with online tracking and reporting systems relevant to assessment. 
    • Knowledge of adult learning methodologies. 
    • Knowledge of negotiation and mediation. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.

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