State University of New York at Oswego — Data Manager for Assessment

The School of Education Dean’s Office at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month Data Manager for Assessment.

Posting Date: November 16, 2017 

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit:  or

Date of Appointment:  On/around January 2, 2018

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement assessment systems to meet the requirements of specialized accreditation bodies.
  • Design and manage the requisite databases required for the assessment and accreditation processes.
  • In collaboration with faculty, manage the data collection, analysis, and reporting processes for specialized assessments.
  • Support statistical analyses to summarize assessment results; also, to provide evidence of reliability and validity of assessments.
  • Support annual and periodic reporting of data analyses and action planning as a result of assessment;
  • Support the development of self-studies and institutional reports to the various specialized accreditation organizations.
  • Collaborate with personnel from across the School of Education to synthesize and collect appropriate data to meet external reporting and accountability requirements, including AACTE, CAEP, Title II, PEDS, U.S. News and World Report and other relevant reporting agencies.
  • Serve on, and provide support to the Assessment Committee of the School of Education.
  • Interface with external stakeholders to collect data (e.g., P-12 partners, alumni, employers).
  • Attend professional development conferences and workshops related to the job functions (e.g., periodic Tk20 webinars, conferences on specialized accreditations).
  • Support the work of the Dean and Associate Deans.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education, social sciences or another appropriate field by time of appointment
  • Demonstrated abilities in written and verbal communication, data collection, visualization and reporting, and use of technology in assessment
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with department leadership, faculty, staff, and students to achieve objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant and successful experience with academic program evaluation, assessment, accreditation and institutional research in a higher education setting
  • Experience with assessment related to specific program assessment standards and processes for NCATE/CAEP and other specialized academic accreditations.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for all required degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

Nicole Wise
(315) 312-2103

Official transcripts are required by time of appointment.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The School of Education consists of six departments, including Curriculum and Instruction; Technology Education; Vocational Teacher Preparation; Health Promotion and Wellness; Counseling and Psychological Services; and Educational Administration.  It is nationally accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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