Academic Specialist, IT Early College Program, Assessment

The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses.


The School of Information Technology (SoIT) is a vibrant unit, in an interdisciplinary college, which empowers individuals to become passionate, solution-minded Information Technology professionals by fostering: continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real-world experience. There are over 800 students in the School, 15 full-time faculty members, and 4 full-time staff members. The BSIT degree is a five-year co-op degree and is one of the first 10 in the nation to receive ABET accreditation. The Online MSIT program is ranked #37 by the US News and World Report. More information about the School can be found at


The School of Information Technology in the College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services seeks to hire an Academic Specialist with focus on assessment of learning outcomes. We are looking for a mission driven, team oriented, highly ambitious individual who wants to serve, make a difference and who strive to perform at competitive levels of excellence.


Review of the applications will start as soon as possible until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, and a list of at least three references.


Characteristic Duties

  • Support the SoIT Early College program (
  • Work with faculty to create assessment rubrics and set attainment targets for the different course learning outcomes
  • Responsible for assessing and evaluating the learning outcomes of each location delivering the courses or its equivalent
  • Train current and new faculty on the use of the rubrics
  • Collect the rubric’s data each semester and evaluate the attainment of the outcomes
  • Report to the program Director on attainment of learning outcomes
  • Collaborate on collecting student achievement data
  • Attend meetings as needed statewide and potentially nationwide
  • Collaborate with the Early College team to achieve the program’s goals
  • Contribute to the success of the School’s strategic plan
  • Expected to maintain highest level of professional competency within your area


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years’ experience in a related field
  • Experience must be in teaching or tutoring and relative to the specified field


Ideal Qualifications

  • Understanding of the administrative functions, academic programs, and requirements of a University
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Office Applications such as (Exchange, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)


Position Details

  • Comprehensive UC benefits package
  • Type of Appointment: Full-Time Exempt Staff
  • Work Location: 2nd Floor Teachers-Dyer Complex (Clifton Campus)


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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