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Assessment Coordinator 
PCOM Georgia

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.

PCOM’s new assessment coordinator will report directly to the assistant dean of assessment and program quality and is responsible for administrative duties in support of a comprehensive program of assessment for the purpose of programmatic effectiveness and improvements in accordance with the school’s accreditation requirements. The assessment coordinator is responsible for the collection and dissemination of all academic and programmatic data in support of the School of Pharmacy’s (SOP) administrative functions. The assessment coordinator also provides ongoing support for assessment activities, assists with the analysis of assessment data and results, and prepares display reports for both internal and external stakeholders.

This position is based at PCOM Georgia (Suwanee, Georgia).

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessment coordination time: 60 percent
  • Administrative time: 40 percent
  • Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

    • Supports the Assistant Dean of Assessment and Program Quality in the following:
      • Maintains and tracks the SOP’s Assessment Calendar.
      • Creation of data collection forms for assessment activities.
      • Perform data collection activities and surveys.
      • Compilation of assessment activity data and results.
      • Preparation of reports for presentation of assessment findings.
      • Tracks the status programmatic improvement initiatives.
      • Assist in development and production of accreditation documents.
      • Continuous improvement of the SOP’s assessment plan.
      • Maintains data archive and filing system.
      • Processes requisition for the SOP’s office of assessment.
      • General office responsibilities and other related tasks.
    • Works with the experiential, student and academic SOP Deans to prepare assessment appropriate tools, collect evidence, and provide analysis relative to curricular, co-curricular, and programmatic outcomes.
    • Works with academic department chairs to develop assessment tools for effective teaching, student learning achievement, research and service outcomes and develops reporting forms where needed.
    • Tracks student curricular achievement of the Graduate Learning Outcomes at the didactic and experiential education levels.
    • Utilizes MS Excel and computer software where appropriate to provide basic statistical summaries in support of curricular and programmatic outcomes.
    • Serves as the recorder for the agenda/minutes at Assessment Committee meetings.
    • Assists in focus groups with students and/or faculty and staff to collect data on successful practices within the SOP.
    • Maintains up-to-date professional knowledge of current policies, procedures, and accreditation standards.
    • Other duties as assigned by the assistant dean of assessment and program quality.

    Position Requirements

    *Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.
    Education
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    Experience
    • Two (2) years of relevant work experience required.
    • Five (5) years of professional experience in an office or academic setting is preferred.
    • Has knowledge and understanding of:
      • Higher education principles, practices and accreditation standards.
      • Assessment instruments, benchmarking and methods.
      • Basic statistics and statistical software.
      • Software for presenting data.
    Skills
    • Collection and compilation of data.
    • Proficient in MS Excel (or other relevant technology for data management).
    • Detail-oriented with organizational and planning skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to coordinate and collaborate with others.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

    Application Instructions

    All inquiries MUST include:

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter

    PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

     

     

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