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Reporting to the Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation, the Lead Analyst develops and administers data collection and reporting strategies to assess the efficacy and performance of the curriculum and other school programmatic offerings. This includes leading and conducting ongoing data collection, collaborating with senior leadership and faculty to determine measurement criteria, generating reports regularly to assist school committees and others in designing changes, and guiding faculty and student research efforts. Specific responsibilities include:
• Analyzes and interprets data, produces and edits reports, and presents results effectively to a variety of audiences including senior leadership, school committees, students, and faculty as requested and for regular meetings.
• Designs, implements, and manages innovative strategies and mechanisms to ensure data collection processes for all aspects of the curriculum and school programming including courses, sessions, and individual faculty.
• Manages the evaluation database, data sets, and protocols to ensure data quality and confidentiality; leverages the system’s full functionality including maintenance of the curriculum inventory; monitors the current system and recommends improvements to data collection processes and systems.
• Develops data collection instruments including both quantitative and qualitative data; examines existing instruments and recommends improvements.
• Ensures common evaluation criteria are utilized across the curriculum to facilitate our ability to compare individual curricular components.
• Assists the Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation in providing and presenting the data and recommendations to the ECC and its subcommittees necessary for robust evaluation of curricular elements and the curricular program as a whole. Utilizes various sources of data to assess the efficacy of the curriculum, including program director feedback, student feedback, assessment data, and performance in the residency program match.
• Serves as a resource person for issues related to program evaluation, including faculty and staff development.
• Manage the Evaluations Coordinator role and function to ensure the timely collection and reporting of evaluation data.
• Other duties as assigned
• Five or more years of work experience, preferably in higher education evaluation, medical education, medical education evaluation or related fields.
• Experience with survey development, survey data collection methods and the ability to interpret and summarize survey results effectively
• Software proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
• Knowledge of statistical methods and proficiency using statistical software (i.e., SAS)
• Excellent analytical, written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, set goals, manage tasks and work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to perform as a team player, show enthusiasm and patience and act as a role model/resource for other department administrative support staff.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality