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Research & Assessment Generalist


Human Resources     100 Cardinal Drive     Athens, TX 75751

903-675-6202    Fax:  903-675-6248 (Please call and verify fax was received.)  




TITLE:  Research & Assessment Generalist                                         


LOCATION:  Athens Campus


SALARY:  $43,610 - $54,513                                                   




APPLICATION DEADLINE:  2/9/18 or until filled


QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in social science research, computer science, technology, or related field required.  Experience in a community college or higher education setting in a technical oriented position specifically related to community college institutional research, assessment, information systems, or related policies and procedures is preferred. Accreditation experience is preferred.  Demonstrate proficiency in word processing (MS Word), spreadsheets (MS Excel), database management (MS Access and MS SQL Server) required. Proficiency in webpages design (CMS), statistical packages (SPSS or PSPP) reporting software (Microsoft Reporting Services), online surveying software, and OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) scanning software (Remark) preferred.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and human relation skills required.  Must be able to work independently on complex tasks with little direction required.


DUTIESCollaborate with administrative departments to facilitate creating and assessing outcomes related to administrative support, facilities management, education support, and community/public service activities.  Manage outcomes assessment research, including planning, coordinating, conducting, and reporting on assessment creation, implementation, and results. Collect assessment data including collecting and storing student educational artifacts from identified classes according to the collection cycle.  Collaborate with division chairs, campus curriculum directors and program coordinators to facilitate program and student learning outcome assessment.  Provide training, guidance and feedback for continuous improvement of administrative outcomes and learning enhancement annual plans to administrators, faculty, and staff for state and accreditation assessment reporting.  Provide data analysis to support the Strategic Plan and create summary reports.  Provide data analysis to support the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) and create summary reports.  Store and maintain artifacts from learning framework classes as provided by the QEP director.  Assist with the principles of accreditation compliance.  Analyze data primarily involving the use of relational database and a variety of software packages.  Maintain historical files of statistical information.  Conduct, monitor, and analyze research projects and data using statistical methods to analyze secondary data sets.  Manage database construction, management and retrieval methods including maintaining, analyzing and assessing data from MS SQL Server and MS Access databases as well as generating reports using MS Report Builder, Excel, and other statistical or reporting software.  Obtain data and produce reports such as student demographic reports from a variety of data sources (electronic, OMR, or paper-based surveys; internal student information system; internal data warehouse) for dissemination to internal and external audiences.  Use Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) to manipulate data and create reports and presentations.  Administer, create, and report on surveys.  Respond to internal and external data requests.  Create and maintain a calendar of reoccurring internal and external data requests and data feeds.  Maintain a system for tracking progress, completion, and storage location of data requests.  Sustain webpages for the Office of Institutional Research.  Collect data and report on state licensure exams.  Chair or serve on various campus committees, specifically those that deal with survey evaluation, student evaluation of faculty, strategic planning, accreditation, assessment, and others as necessary.  Create and maintain processes related to job responsibilities.  Develop and implement institutional research and institutional effectiveness related projects.  Manage multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.  Cross-train with other institutional research staff and carry out duties of other staff, as necessary.  Serve as back-up to institutional research team members.  Be available for travel, both in and out-of-state, to attend appropriate professional meetings.  This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. This position may temporarily perform other duties as assigned to maintain operations and services in the Institutional


Research Office.  Maintains confidentiality of information.  Work assigned schedule and comply with timekeeping policy.  Other duties as assigned by appropriate supervisory personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Within the general range of an office or classroom environment.  Must be able to travel as needed.


TO APPLY:  Submit TVCC application, resume and transcripts of all college work to Human Resources, Trinity Valley Community College, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751.  All documentation must be received on or before the application deadline.  Applications are available on the following website   Applications will be reviewed after the application deadline and selected applicants will be contacted for interviews.  All TVCC positions are security sensitive and require a criminal background check.


Note:  The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires we employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S.  New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment (see Form I9).


No one will be placed on the College payroll until all employment procedures are fully satisfied.  Information contained on this vacancy announcement is subject to correction as a result of typographical error, omission, or changes resulting from institutional restructuring and/or funding.


Trinity Valley Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex disability or age in its programs or activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 100 Cardinal Drive, Athens, TX 75751.

Phone:  903-675-6215      Email:


If special accommodations are needed, please call Human Resources.

Posted Date:
2/14/2018 9:29:00 AM