Assessment Coordinator/Business Operations Manager

Posting Details

Position Details

Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Coordinator
Working Title Assessment Coordinator/Business Operations Manager
College/Area Office of the Provost
Department Assessment of Teaching & Learning
Department Link

Assessment of Teaching & Learning

Position Number 117064
Hiring Unit Assessment of Teaching & Learning
Work Location Pullman
Zip Code 99163
This position is in a Bargaining Unit No
Summary of Duties

This position helps organize and coordinate institution-wide undergraduate program assessment, general education assessment, and related specialized initiatives to address WSU assessment needs and accreditor concerns; assists undergraduate academic programs in understanding and meeting accreditation standards related to assessment of teaching and learning. Additionally, this position handles business operations for the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning (ATL). Duties vary to meet evolving needs in a professional environment serving all campuses.

Additional Information

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Full Position Description

Appointment Status Permanent
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements

Three years of experience coordinating, managing and/or supporting complex projects and/or reporting functions.

Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Experience building and maintaining positive working relationships.

Experience in business operations management, including purchasing and/or budget management, in a university setting or similar environment.

Strong PC computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using SharePoint or other electronic workspace for project management and archives; experience with document management.

Familiarity with WSU’s structure, policies, procedures, and systems, or another university setting.

Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures.

Familiarity with assessment or accreditation under the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) or similar accrediting agency or processes.

Experience in event planning.

Supervisory experience.

Will this position require a background check? This position does not require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Position open until filled. Application review begins August 15, 2017.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Posting Number 20133554P

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The classification requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree in a related field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Do you meet these classification requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Word?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience with Microsoft Excel?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • WSU Website
    • Personal Contact/Referral
    • Career Fair
    • Professional Journal/Association
    • Newspaper
    • Radio
    • Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • State of Washington WorkSource
    • Workplace Diversity
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    • Other