The Academic Program Assessment Manager functionally reports to the Director of Assessment and the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs to facilitate meaningful assessment programs for the USC School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG). H/She is responsible for the collection, meaningful analysis, presentation, and dissemination of factual and verifiable data focused primarily on needs of the M1-M2 (preclinical), M3-M4 (clinical), and longitudinal curriculum; accreditation processes; and medical school academic evaluation needs such as assessment plans, ISA (Institutional Self-study Assessment), GQ (Graduation Questionnaire), and PTD (Program to date) surveys . USCSOMG is integrated with the academic activities of the Greenville Health System (GHS/Prisma Health) and the Health Sciences Center (HSC). The Director of Assessment and the Academic Program Assessment Manager are responsible for working closely with senior administrators to provide information and analysis to support administrative decision making, strategic planning, and strategic initiatives for USCSOMG that may carry across the Greenville academic enterprise. This role includes responsibility for supporting campus wide assessment and accreditation efforts; assisting campus constituents in using and interpreting institutional data; participating actively in CQI processes (e.g. independent student analysis), for the design and conduct of special studies and surveys; completing surveys for federal, state and private agencies; preparing department profiles and workload analyses for academic program review; preparation of oral and written presentations; managing information requests from internal and external constituents; and convening task forces as needed. The successful applicant for this job would need to have a broad knowledge of accreditation and assessment processes, demonstrate awareness and appreciation for the mission of the USCSOMG, Greenville Health System (GHS)/Prisma Health and have a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration with students, faculty, administrators, staff and other constituencies. Key Responsibilities
Compile and distributes data and reports pertaining to all aspects of USCSOMG operations and, where necessary, HSC operations. Topics including but not limited to: assessment, faculty productivity, instruction, enrollment, retention and graduation.
Manage essential statistical data for USCSOMG Fact book.
Present detailed and complex data in multiple formats to a variety of audiences
Manages and coordinates the reporting of data to internal and external agencies and publications (e.g. college guides, AAMC, University of South Carolina main campus)
Assists in the management of academic program accreditation activities and academic program reviews (the office supports the LCME self-study process required for maintaining accreditation, CME accreditation, CPD and GME accreditation support)
Analyze and when necessary develop policies for assessment practices
Design, implement and manage both internal and external research and assessment projects.
Involvement in the development and maintenance of database files needed to support institutional research efforts (Maintenance of historical databases to support HSC and various analyses of academic business. Some of this info supports required reporting to state and federal government agencies).
Collaborate with administrators, faculty and staff to problem solve, design, and conduct advance research studies on issues in support of decision making and planning
Collect and analyze comparative data from peer institutions
When appropriate, other work and special projects coming from administrative leadership
Assist all administrative departments in evaluation and monitoring of relevant data
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master’s degree in related field and 2 years relevant program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 4 years relevant program experience. Demonstrated ability in data analysis and education research methods is required. Must be detail oriented, organized, and possess the ability to work independently and on teams.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 50638
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.