Search for University Jobs in Curriculum & Education

Job ID: 127242

Educational Assessment Specialist
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2019
Title Educational Assessment Specialist
University New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM, United States
Department Psychology & Education
Application Deadline until filed
Position Start Date Immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Psychology/Behavior Analysis
    Teacher Education

The Department of Psychology and Education at New Mexico Tech (NMT) seeks a candidate for the position of Educational Assessment Specialist on our 5 year Title V grant from the Department of Education, Advancing Teaching and Training of Hispanic Educators in STEM in New Mexico (AT-THE-STEM-NM). The grant aims to increase the number of STEM teachers in our teacher training (ALP) and Master of Science for Teachers (MST) programs. The grant specifically seeks to increase the number of Hispanic students choosing to go into teaching. The position is open immediately. The school plans to institutionalize this position after the completion of this grant.

Job Responsibilities:
To help design and implement tools to evaluate the effectiveness of our ALP and MST teacher training programs.
To help prepare assessment reports evaluating student learning and success in our programs.
To research and collect data to determine the educational needs of ALP and MST students and to assist staff in addressing those needs to improve these programs.
To work with MST STEM faculty and departments, the ALP and MST coordinators and the Title V Project Directors, as well as teachers in our local schools to assess teacher effectiveness and student learning.
To provide feedback to other project personnel to improve deficiencies in our Educational Programs.

Qualifications Needed:
A Master’s in Education (with a focus on measurement or assessment), Psychometrics, Statistics, Experimental Methodology or a related field.
A solid background in statistical analysis. Experience in the data collection, management and statistical analysis of data.
Experience in Higher Education and STEM is highly desired.
Experience in teacher training is highly desired.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three references to Rosa Jaramillo at and Questions can be directed to the Project Director of the grant Dr. Mark Samuels. College transcripts will be required if selected to interview. The selection process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits include a health plan (health, vision, dental) and a retirement plan. New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. Nearby mountains and desert canyons provide opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.

  • NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Rosa Jaramillo
    Human Resources
    New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
    801 Leroy PL, HR
    Socorro, NM 87801
  • 15758356962
  • 15758355337


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

Looking for a higher education job?