Assessment Specialist

The Assessment Specialist assists the Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research to carry out the mission and essential tasks of the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research, including:

  1. Coordinate, order, and administer all assessment tools used to address institutional goals and objectives, including faculty course evaluations.
  2. Maintain and update records of department and program assessment plans; Request and monitor department/program year-end reports. 
  3. Assist faculty and staff, departments and programs in preparation for internal and external review: Rewriting department goals and objectives, linking Institutional, Department, and Program goals in D2L, providing evidence of departmental changes resulting from evaluation of student outcome data, etc.
  4. Monitor, evaluate, and provide reports on all assessment and evaluation procedures, department reviews, and new issues relating to accreditation.
  5. Make data available to schools, departments, programs and committees for accreditation and decision making purposes. 
  6. Analyze and maintain longitudinal data from alumni surveys, national surveys and other data sets; Summarize data and provide reports to faculty, administration, board of trustees.
  7. Management of D2L and assessment website contents.
  8. Coordinate and oversee communication and tasks using Freshdesk, email, telephone, etc.
  9. Assist with development of policies and procedures for Assessment, Institutional Research, and the Institutional Review Board.
  10. Develop and publish to the University community resources and information related to best practices in assessment and teaching effectiveness; provide training opportunities as needed.


Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a directly related field; experience in higher education, academic assessment, program design, program evaluation, or any equivalent combination of experience and education. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Strong communication, collaboration, and relationship building skills.

Preferred Education and Experience: 

Experience with statistical analyses and software, database use, and learning management systems.


The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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