Graduate Assistant, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Category: Institutional Research and Assessment

Institutional Research and Assessment, Anna Maria College

Position: Graduate Assistant

Appointment: August 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility to renew for a second year should the candidate be in a two-year graduate program.

Hours: 15-17hours/week

Compensation: Up to 17 paid office hours per week, one free graduate class and one class at a 25% discount per semester.

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is now accepting applications for a graduate assistantship for the 2023-2024 academic year.  The graduate assistant will work closely with the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment as well as the Assessment Coordinator to support its institutional and educational effectiveness efforts at the College.

The graduate assistant will assist the Director and the Coordinator in meeting the responsibilities of the Office including, but not limited to,:

  • Data collection and dissemination, and the presentation and summarization of data in graphs, charts, and tables.
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating a data and information encyclopedia for Anna Maria College which provides longitudinal statistics pertaining to student learning, success, and achievement; human resources; student financial aid; and institutional resources.
  • Construction and dissemination of surveys and the corresponding promotion of those instruments to enhance response rates.
  • Identify and create rubrics for the assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Preparation of professional development workshops, activities, and materials.
  • Managing student learning outcomes data, findings, and corresponding programmatic improvements.
  • Creation of departmental annual reports (e.g., academic affairs, student affairs, career services, financial aid, admissions) based on performance measures that are relevant to each department.
  • Support the annual and five-year program review processes in Academic Affairs, and align these reviews with NECHE’s Standards for Accreditation.
  • Assist Student Affairs and Student Support Services in developing and measuring co-curricular contributions to student learning and development.


  • Reliable, well organized, detailed oriented, and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel, Word) and welcomes opportunities to independently learn new technologies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion when interacting with faculty, staff, and students

An Equal Opportunity Employer
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