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CEHD Graduate Assistant Position: Accreditation Data Support

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Educator Development and Research Center (EDRC)
Graduate Assistant: Accreditation Data Support

Job Description

A 50% graduate assistant position has been established to support accreditation data efforts within the College of Education and Human Development. The graduate assistant will support initial and advanced educator development programs in CEHD in preparation for the Fall 2012 unit approval and accreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Minnesota Board of Teaching (BOT). The graduate assistant will report to the Coordinator of Accountability and Accreditation and will work closely with staff in EDRC and Academic and Information Technology Services (AITS).

Job responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following:
-Assisting in the development and maintenance of databases for tracking accreditation-related data.
-Obtaining and entering unit-wide and programmatic data.
-Tracking data submissions and following-up with faculty and staff to obtain data in a timely manner.
-Assisting in the establishment and maintenance of electronic evidence and exhibits.
-Updating accreditation Web pages.
-Assisting with the development and administration of surveys.
-Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data and organizing data for programmatic decisions.
-Summarizing data for internal and external reports.

Qualifications:
-Current enrollment in a CEHD graduate-level program.
-Training in program evaluation and/or data management.
-Understanding of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies; ability to analyze and interpret data.
-Ability to use a variety of computer programs and applications related to word processing, communications, data management, and Web technologies.
-Solid communication skills.
-Successful experience working both independently and as a team member.
-Self-starter with initiative and drive to learn new skills and technologies.

Interested candidates who meet the specified qualifications should e-mail a letter of interest and current resume to: Carole MacLean at PPG@umn.edu.

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