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Outcomes Coordinator

Salary: Commensurate w/ Experience
Location: School of Nursing
Position Status: Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Position Number: 10-358
Open Date: June 2, 2017
FLSA Status: Exempt
Notes: Accepting Resumes
Send Resume To: apply.interfolio.com/42395

NATURE OF WORK:

Major areas of work include, but are not limited to program evaluation, data management, program/project grants, professional reports, and written/oral communication. Supports and coordinates a database for strong academic program outcome analysis, including collection, analysis, storage, and dissemination of outcomes. Participates in activities from the Office of Academic Affairs that fosters strong academic programs and efficient administrative processes among administration, faculty, staff, students, employers, and community partners. Reports directly to the Director of Operations.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Program Evaluation:

  • Advances the development of a strong database for the Office of Academic Affairs that captures individual and aggregate outcomes data related to undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
  • Data include, but are not limited to the following assessments scheduled at regular intervals: student evaluation surveys, course evaluations, student exit surveys, alumni surveys, employer surveys, NCLEX-RN pass rates, graduate student certification pass rates, graduate employment & student retention rates; clinical evaluations.
  • Analyzes outcome data and prepares professional dissemination reports.
  • Performs follow-up on evaluation activities to ensure appropriate changes are made as a result of the evaluation data received.
  • Complies with national accreditation standards and state regulatory bodies (i.e., CCNE, PA State Board of Nursing, etc.) by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating program evaluation processes.

Databases:

  • Creates new databases and maintains/updates existing data bases related to academic affairs.
  • Generates reports related to database work as requested.
  • Gains expertise in various software programs utilized by the school of nursing and university to collect data and disseminate reports (i.e., WEAVE, Sedona, ProjectConcert, Basecamp, etc.)
  • Professional Reports:
  • Coordinates and generates professional reports related to academic affairs, including, university assessment reports, accreditation reports, etc.
  • Program Grants/Projects:
  • Coordinates the preparation, submission, and management of program grants and other projects related to academic affairs.
  • Interfaces with the Office of Sponsored Research in order to facilitate program grant processing and reporting.
  • Assists with the preparation and management of program grant budgets and reports.
  • Complies with grantor's regulations.
  • Assists in the preparation of IRB proposals, as needed for grants and projects.
  • Assists in preparing for dissemination of grant and project reports through professional publications and presentations.

Communication:

  • Disseminates information both orally and in writing to all stakeholders involved (i.e., administrators, staff, faculty, students, university personnel, community, etc.) in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interfaces in a professional, timely, and effective manner with stakeholders and university personnel.
  • Demonstrates initiative in seeking innovative approaches to strengthen processes and outcomes.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS OFWORK:

This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with course work in program evaluation or statistics and 2-5 years of progressively responsible positions and data management experience. A Master's degree and prior experience working in higher education administration is preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform essential job functions. This experience includes, but is not limited to, the following attributes:

  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of the entire MS Office Suite specializing in data management/spreadsheets (Excel), survey software, and professional presentations (Powerpoint);
  • Ability to work independently on complex and confidential issues related to the day-to-day operations of a department;
  • Strong leadership, organizational, supervisory, and communication skills;
  • Ability to respond to unexpected situations and demands using effective problem-solving skills. Professional behaviors in coordinating events and activities;
  • Effective organizational, administrative, and team-building skills required;
  • Ability to initiate and follow through with work responsibilities in order to meet deadlines.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please send a letter of application describing your experience and interest, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to apply.interfolio.com/42395.


Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.