Planning and Assessment Coordinator

Mississippi State University  |  Mississippi State, MS

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Job Overview

Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Planning and Assessment Coordinator

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Mississippi State, MS
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 31317

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,500 - $59,100
Additional Compensation:
This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits. Information may be viewed at https://www.hrm.msstate.edu/.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,500 - $59,100
Additional Compensation:
This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits. Information may be viewed at https://www.hrm.msstate.edu/.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Planning and Assessment Coordinator is primarily responsible for facilitating programs, services, and activities in support of the Division of Student Affairs’ goals, objectives, and strategies. Working in the Office of Planning and Assessment, activities include but are not limited to, assisting departments in the development of success strategies, coordinating activities across the division in support of strategic goals and objectives, and working with the Vice President Student Affairs team in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned in positions allocated to this classification. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position


Job Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with student affairs teams, committees, and leadership to coordinate, facilitate, and manage special events in support of student affairs including professional development programming and training, new employee onboarding, and student success initiatives. 
  • Directed by strategic guidance from Student Affairs leadership, coordinate special projects and activities designed to reinforce plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Review current division-wide strategies, goals, and policies, and conduct analysis to determine if updates or changes need to be made; make recommendations to student affairs professionals and leadership in the development of new strategies, goals, and policies.
  • Look for, recommend, and facilitate effective collaborative opportunities that can achieve common goals and objectives.
  • Assist with the strategic planning process at the division and department level.
  • Work with departments to determine assessment and planning needs and facilitate relationships between departments and other research/assessment activities including but not limited to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Director, Office of Planning and Assessment and the Office of VP Student Affairs.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Suite of programs;
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including strong oral, written, and listening communication capabilities;
  • Ability to research and understand higher education models, especially those applicable to Student Learning, Assessment, and Strategic Planning;
  • Effective written and oral communications skills

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Application Information

An online job announcement including steps on how to apply online can be found at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/499079/planning-and-assessment-coordinator

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