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School Effectiveness Analyst

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Work type: Administrative (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Information Technology, Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Academic Support

Job Title: School Effectiveness Analyst

Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director of Accreditation and Assessment

Unit: National & Global

Department:  School of Integrated Learning & Development (SILD)

Campus Location: NGM Building

Summary of Position:    The Analyst will work collaboratively with the Dean of the School of Integrated Learning and Development (SILD), the Dean of the School of Teacher Education (STE), and the Office of Academic Assessment & Evaluation (OAAE) with all data and reporting needs for both the Education Preparation Provider (EPP) and the Division. The Analyst will possess an analytical mind with problem-solving skills, be teachable, and willing to learn SQL, Power BI, and other assessment and evaluation software. The analyst will organize and manage data collection and reporting and provide administrative support using institutional databases, dashboards, various Learning Management Systems, and an electronic assessment data repository (e.g., Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark). The Analyst will manage the data repository (e.g., Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark) and other school-based databases or information warehouses.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage EPP adopted electronic assessment data repository, Student Learning & Licensure™ by Watermark
    • import user and course data files
    • manage user access
    • liaison with Watermark support
    • provide training and technical support for faculty, staff, and student users as needed
    • support course starts by connecting Student Learning & Licensure™ to the learning management system
    • rubric and activity building and standard linking 
  • Manage and support the collection, organization, reporting, or display of school/division and EPP data in compliance with the established EPP Assessment System, institutional program review, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and Specialized Program Association (SPA) requirements, including, but not limited to:
    • Annual surveys
    • Validity and reliability studies
    • Outcome Alignment Templates (OATS)
    • Completer database
    • Clinical experience diversity data
    • Program recruitment plans
    • Advisory Board operations 
  • Manage the Candidate Improvement Plan (CIP) process by working with staff, faculty, and partners to monitor plans and document candidate progress
  • Perform reporting, data entry, and inspection tasks as required by the EPP's Quality Assurance System

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred


  • Experience with databases, data collection, and data analysis preferred
  • Previous PreK-12 education or higher education experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Skills

  • Work with basic information technologies (such as email, Word, PDF documents, databases, Excel, etc.) required
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn SQL, Power BI, and related assessment and evaluation software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for relating effectively with students, faculty, staff, and program partners
  • Ability to conceptualize assessment and program evaluation plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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