Coordinator of Assessment and Accreditation

  • University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Dec 06, 2023
Full time Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description


Coordinator of Assessment and Accreditation

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's College of Education welcomes applications for the position of Program Coordinator.

Salary Range

$50,000.00 to $55,000.00 Depending on Qualifications

Essential Functions

The Program Coordinator of Assessment and Accreditation is the person responsible for coordinating the efforts of the College of Education for accreditation and compliance with various entities, as well as producing those reports for submission. The coordinator also assists with data management and analysis for two funded projects in the College of Education. Other college data work is also included.

General Functions:
1. Serve as the College of Education's primary point of contact for matters related to accreditation and accountability.
2. Maintain databases on student performance and outcomes, employer and alumni surveys, unit workload and operations.
3. Generate routine reports of assessment data.
4. Meet regularly with the College Leadership Team, program coordinators, and faculty to discuss data reports and interpretation of data. Provide mentoring and hands-on training on assessment tools.

Functions Relative to Externally-Funded Projects:
1. Maintain databases for two externally-funded projects, namely UTeach Permian Basin and Students' Thoughtful Response to Education and Mentoring (STREAM). Record, securely store, manage, and disseminate project data.
2. Work with the Directors and Principal Investigators of each project to provide summary data, as needed, for inclusion in reports to granting agencies/funders and internal University audiences.
3. Assist Project Directors and Principal Investigators in the development of a sustainability plan to assure the continuation of the projects as external funding diminishes.


Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree in Educational Assessment, Research and Evaluation, or a related field.
2. Ability to communicate effectively with various audiences, including explanation of technical information to faculty and staff.
3. Experience in evaluation design and analysis, data base management, and writing of evaluation reports.
4. Advanced skill in working with Microsoft-based projects, including Power BI, Excel, Access, and Word.
5. Experience working within web-based data management environments.
6. Ability to function collaboratively within a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Doctoral degree in Educational Assessment, Research and Evaluation, or a related field.
2. Experience working within P-12 and/or college-level educational settings.
3. Previous experience with evaluation of funded projects.
4. Previous experience with technical writing associated with accreditation reports.

Additional Information

Required Application Materials

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. List of References
4. Transcripts (Preferred)
5. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Generally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.

Standard Working Conditions

1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation

University Benefits

1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.
2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.
3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.

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