UC Merced
Left Button
BottomBottom Right
Center Image

Substantive Change and Graduate Assessment Coordinator (50% time position)
Job Category:   Managerial/Professional
Unit:   EVC Office
Position Code:   SEVC4413A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   Review of applications will begin immediately. This position is open until filled.
Salary:   $44,500 - $60,000
Location:   Merced

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Working with faculty and staff across the institution, the Substantive Change and Graduate Assessment Coordinator uses his/her skills as a seasoned, experienced professional to support Substantive Change Review, as mandated by UC Merced's accreditor the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and related graduate level assessment of student learning and success at program and institutional levels. Applying professional knowledge of the graduate academic environment at a research university and related assessment practices, the coordinator facilitates the development and review of substantive change proposals, and related assessment materials at course, program, and, as relevant, divisional and institutional levels.

The coordinator supports integration of these activities into institutional-level processes in support of educational effectiveness. This position primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. A working understanding of related campus policies and procedures is required as are analytic, problem solving skills and good judgment in selecting methods and techniques to promote effective, efficient assessment practices at program and institutional levels. Strong writing skills are essential. Familiarity with accreditation and WASC policies is expected.

Qualifications:   • Advanced degree required.

• Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.

• Analytical/problem-solving skills.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing.

• Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals.

• Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

• Ability to work with quantitative and qualitative data.

• Strong writing skills.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    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 or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
More Information

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:

Working at UC Merced
UC Systemwide Jobs
Login to My Jobs
Hiring Manager

People Finder
Our Values
Contact Us