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Assessment Coordinator - Faculty

Company:
Lane Community College
Job Location:
Eugene, Oregon
Category:
Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Posting Number: 210048

Applicant Notification
Office Information

Our Office of Curriculum and Assessment is seeking to hire a Faculty Assessment Coordinator to lead the assessment of student learning outcomes throughout the LCC system.

Position Information

The primary responsibility of the Assessment Coordinator is to aid the OCA in providing support to faculty and departments in creating and implementing plans and to coordinate system-wide monitoring and improvements to assessment. The faculty assessment coordinator will also provide professional development for various campus constituencies and work to align assessment efforts with accrediting bodies.

The candidate must have deep knowledge and a passion for assessment for the purpose of supporting student success. Faculty members are responsible for following office and college procedures in support of teaching and learning.

Application Information
  • Provide all documents as requested.
  • A resume may not take the place of any section of the application.
  • Unofficial or official transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • First review date of applications may be as early as 06/25/2021.
  • Applications will remain in the applicant pool until the position(s) is filled.
  • Lane employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
  • The application is used to determine the initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.
Location: Main Campus

Classification: Faculty

Position Type: Contracted Faculty

Anticipated Start Date: On or about September 16, 2021

Salary/Wage: Annual

Salary/Wage Range: $53,161 - $74,269 per academic year (starting salary range)

Salary/Compensation Statement
Our application is used to determine your initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.

Faculty positions are paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with Lane's Contracted, Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule .

All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.

The Faculty benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long term disability and paid sick leave.

Working Schedule

Faculty schedule and hours determined by office, department, staff, and student needs, and may fall outside of normal business working hours and days. Some summer work may be possible. Some teaching may be possible in a division/department where the faculty member meets minimum certification standards.

FLSA: Exempt

Position Status: Permanent

Full/Part: Full-Time

Annual Schedule: 171 Day (Academic Year)

Posting Date: 06/02/2021

Closing Date: 07/05/2021

Applicant Pool: No

Open Until Filled: No

Required Education

Master's Degree from a nationally accredited institution.

Required Experience

Evidence of experience in outcomes-based student learning assessment in higher education.

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Education

Doctorate from a nationally accredited institution preferred, in a field related to assessment of student learning.

Preferred Experience
  • Experience working in a cross-campus setting on assessment of student learning.
  • Experience aligning assessment with accrediting standards.
  • Coaching and mentoring professional peers.
  • Broad experience in academic disciplines and career-technical education.
Bilingual/Multicultural Statement

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages are preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Equivalency Statement

There are no equivalencies for the requirements listed.

Position Purpose

There are three main purposes for the position listed:

1) Coordinate the development and continual improvement of comprehensive learning assessment for courses, programs, and disciplines.
2) Provide professional development to faculty, classified staff, and managers on assessment of student learning.
3) Align assessment with external standards.

Contracted faculty are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing instruction and academic student support services respectfully, equitably, and inclusively to a diverse and multicultural student population in alignment with Lane's Vision, Mission, and Values.

Essential Functions
Office Essential Functions
  • Consult with and guide faculty in developing comprehensive assessment plans for career technical programs and transfer disciplines.
  • Support the Office of Curriculum and Assessment in administering a college-wide system of learning assessment.
  • Support college accreditation functions related to assessment.
  • Support college efforts to document assessment for institutional effectiveness purposes
  • Provide training and development opportunities to faculty and staff to assess student learning in courses and programs.
  • Support the college's integration of assessment and curriculum at the course and program levels.
Student Support Services
  • Assist students from diverse backgrounds, disabilities, or other special learning situations to fulfill a wide variety of academic goals.
  • Assist students in accessing various campus support services, such as academic advising, counseling, tutoring, library services, accessible resources, et cetera
  • Actively support and participate in the development and implementation of cultural competency within the division and college; work to promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse staff and student body
  • Collaborate and partner with student support services, including academic advisors, counselors, tutors, and other student services staff to improve student engagement, persistence, and success
Professional Responsibilities
  • Comply with College policies and procedures, including accountability for leave time, timesheet completion, release time, and related functions
  • Participate in faculty performance evaluation processes
  • Maintain regular office hours
  • Active participation and initiative in discipline/division leadership
  • Active participation in division and college business and committees
  • Timely response to all college-related written and electronic communications
  • Manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the "Statement on Professional Ethics" of the American Association of University Professors
Curriculum Design, Improvements, and Planning
  • Consult and guide faculty in course content and materials as needed to maintain curricular currency and consistency with learning outcomes
  • Consult and guide faculty in learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to make improvements at a program and course level, including assessing and enhancing multicultural and diversity frameworks
  • Consult and guide faculty in meeting accreditation requirements for student learning assessment at the course and program levels
  • Incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment
  • Promote and facilitate awareness in developing multicultural and diversity-based curricula
  • Be consistent with its mission, the institution employs qualified personnel and provides access to library and information resources with a level of currency, depth, and breadth sufficient to support and sustain the institution's mission, programs, and services. (NWCCU Standard 2.H.1)
  • Actively engage in academic program review
  • Consult and guide faculty in collaborating with colleagues to develop and update courses, assignments, lab exercises, testing criteria, teaching aids, and training and reference materials, as needed
  • Consult and guide faculty in providing leadership in evaluating curriculum and making changes to meet the needs of multicultural populations
  • Must demonstrate an active concern for students, staff, and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Equity and Inclusion
  • Demonstrate Lane's core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences, are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships, and are applied to all position responsibilities
  • Duties are carried out respectfully and inclusively, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and the Center for Accessible Resources departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.
Supervision Statement

This position reports to the Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Grants Development and is housed in the Office of Curriculum and Assessment, under Academic and Student Affairs.

Physical Demands/Working Environment

This position works in varied environments. May be exposed to usual office, industry, education, and commercial working conditions that include noises, interruptions, equipment, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. May perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Office Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must demonstrate the ability to effectively:

  • Develop and implement a successful learning assessment program;
  • understand the college curriculum;
  • be knowledgeable and know how to implement a variety of classroom assessment techniques to improve student learning;
  • write research reports;
  • guide and mentor faculty
  • facilitate cross-disciplinary team activities;
  • speak skillfully, conveying broad concepts and detailed information to faculty, staff, and students;
  • use strong technical skills and methods in assessing student learning;
  • understand, interpret and use data appropriately;
  • use statistical techniques;
  • analyze and solve problems;
  • write clearly and present information in concise summary reports and graphic or tabular formats;
  • coordinate the work of faculty, staff, and students;
  • understand the role of the community college and the diversity of the college student body;
  • have and be able to apply strong organizational skills;
  • use computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
College Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of and ability to support the College's mission, vision, values, and Strategic Directions in daily work.
  • Demonstrated ability to continually maintain individual current knowledge and skills in related business and industry, to stay informed about changes in the workplace as well as changes in the skills required of students entering the labor force, and to continually update individual skills in a wide variety of computer software applications and other high tech skills to maintain a cutting-edge profile.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce accurate, effective written and verbal communication and the ability to teach these skills to students.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to advocate for students from diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, students of color, working students, bilingual students, international students, students from different cultures, older students, and students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team on a variety of teaching and administrative matters.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use sustainable practices in all work assignments.
  • Must demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of students, staff, and the public.
Applicant Instructions
Application Instructions
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.
  • The Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application.
Required Documents

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

1. Application - Complete and submit online via the applicant portal.

2. CV - Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments.

3. Cover Letter - Clearly state your experience for this position.

4. Transcripts - see instructions below.

If applicable:

DD214 - Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail, or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College, attn. Dana Castro, castrod@lanecc.edu, Fax: 541-463-3970

Additional documents and letters of reference are not accepted.

Questions?

For assistance with the online application call Human Resources at 541-463-5586
For position questions contact castrod@lanecc.edu

How to monitor your application

1. Enter recruitment@lanecc.edu into your Safe Senders list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of the search process.
2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account. The main page will show your status in the search.

Positions close at 9:00 pm.

Transcript Instructions
Transcripts are required

Either unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application.

Attach under "Optional Documents", fax or e-mail to:

Lane Community College
Human Resources
Posting 210048, Attn: Dana Castro

Fax: (541) 463-3970
E-mail: Dana Castro, castrod@lanecc.edu

Selected candidates will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty (30) days of hire.

College and Division Information
Office Information

The Office of Curriculum and Assessment (OCA) was opened in October 2021 and oversees college-wide curriculum and assessment of student learning. The dynamic faculty and staff working there are committed to programmatic excellence and student success. We are located in Building 1 and Building 3 of the main LCC campus.

College Information

The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane Community College partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane Community College is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.

History

Lane Community College was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane Community College has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high-quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.

One of the advantages of working at Lane Community College is living in the area. Lane's main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprising the second-largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from the main campus. The area's scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what's new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast

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