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#120405 Assessment, Eval, and Org Develop Specialist

Extended Deadline: Thu 2/9/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/5/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/15/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


The Assessment, Evaluation and Organizational Development Specialist ('AEOD Specialist') fills a key role in the division of Student Affairs by supporting division-wide and unit-level high-level special projects and initiatives that involve student assessment and program evaluation, learning outcomes, educational research, writing reports, and accessing and analyzing data needed for critical decision making by the Director of AEOD, Vice Chancellor-Student Affairs, and divisional senior leadership. The incumbent brings an awareness of concepts related to educational equity and is continually refining their approach to incorporating equity-mindedness in many facets related to assessment and data, including: planning, analysis, retrieval, consultation, providing data to divisional staff, and creating reports and data visualizations.

The AEOD Specialist will support units in creation of annual assessment reports and reports needed for business processes, along with high-level initiatives and programs including assessment of the division’s strategic plan, commitments to anti-racism, and student-centeredness initiatives, along with contributions the division makes to the university strategic plan and Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence. The AEOD Specialist must have exceptional skill in organization and project management, data (quantitative and qualitative) analysis capability, clear communication skills (written and oral), and adapt quickly to various projects that vary in scope, audience and context.

This position may be eligible for a Hybrid flexible work arrangement, which could include a non-standard work schedule, and/or the ability to work off-site part of the time.


  • Requires basic knowledge in data collection and analyses techniques; knowledge of common organization-specific computer application programs. Experience with or ability to learn how to apply knowledge to evaluate and analyze data sources and quantitative and qualitative data, and to research and resolve questions, problems, and organizational issues.

  • Basic experience with statistical software packages, e.g. SPSS, with ability to learn more advanced applications Experience utilizing various computer applications (e.g., Excel, Qualtrics, Google Suite) to perform duties related to job functions (e.g., create online forms for data collection; extract data; create tables and visualizations; analyze data; and prepare reports). Experience with or ability to learn how to use Cognos and Tableau, as well as basic SQL queries.

  • Solid active listening, critical thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task. Knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Ability to refocus quickly from one activity or role to another and change priorities quickly as circumstances dictate. Ability to work effectively in a strong service environment, under pressure, and subject to frequently changing priorities.

  • Solid ability to present information in a clear concise manner verbally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of best practices in data visualization and of asset-based approaches to transformation in higher education. Competency and creativity with computer systems including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Ability to synthesize issues and present complex findings and recommendations in a clear concise manner, both in writing and verbally

  • Understanding of organizational rules and regulations. Knowledge of theoretical issues and historical trends in higher education. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion to ensure the success of groups historically underrepresented and under served in higher education. Ability to scan the landscape of the division and campus in order to anticipate trends and issues and gather information on these topics that will assist senior VCSA leadership.

  • Able to provide good judgment, decision-making, and problem solving. Ability to assess needs and develop strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Ability to work readily and easily with novel software and applications and to actively contribute to the development and execution of novel solutions for data management, communication and process analysis.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to summarize research and analysis into concise and relevant deliverables.

  • Ability to interpret intercultural experiences from one’s own perspectives and the perspectives of others with the ability to act in a supportive manner that recognizes the meaning, making and feelings of other individuals and groups. Also includes the ability to evaluate and apply diverse perspectives on moderately complex issues in the face of multiple and possibly conflicting points of view.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Must be available to work occasional overtime, evening, or weekend as needed.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $48,900 - $102,300 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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