Graduate Student Assistant for Assessment & Effectiveness

Fullerton, California, United States | Administration & Policy; Assessment & Effectiveness Unit | Part-time


Position Title: Graduate Student Assistant for Assessment & Effectiveness 


Hourly Compensation: $17.56

Hours & : 20 hours/week during class session; up to 30 hours/week out of session

Work Schedule: Within regular business hours; 8:00a-5:00p M-F


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

With supervision and support from the Assistant Director for Assessment & Effectiveness for Associated Students Inc., CSUF the Graduate Student Assistant for Assessment & Effectiveness supports assessment initiatives and practices throughout ASI to understand, report/share, and develop the efficacy of ASI services and experiences in support of student development and success. The GSA for Assessment & Effectiveness supports the Assistant Director for Assessment & Effectiveness to steward ASI’s assessment philosophy and framework and cultivate a strong culture of assessment throughout the organization, centering equity-based, justice oriented student development and success through the strategic application of learning, and program/performance, outcome-based practices. The GSA for Assessment & Effectiveness will work directly with ASI Staff and students to develop and implement assessment practices to support and enhance student development, academic success, and operational and program effectiveness.

• Assists in the planning and review of potential and current assessment and research projects;
• Manages assessment studies through the entire six-step assessment process from outcome development to reporting and improvement planning;
• Assists with centering equity-based assessment principles and practices which contribute to the justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout ASI and CSUF;
• Consults and develops working relationships with individual students and staff, teams and units within ASI to support assessment efforts;
• Assists with efforts to support, educate, and train ASI staff on assessment standards, practices, and tools;
• Assists with data collection, analysis, and reporting
• Applies data visualization techniques for assessment reports and presentations
• Develops and presents assessment reports to stakeholders;
• Conducts literature reviews related to applied research in higher education/student affairs
• Assists with organizational strategic planning;
• Builds effective relationships with staff and students;
• Demonstrates a commitment to growing and challenging one’s self in all areas of assessment, higher education, and student development;
• Applies and integrates graduate program learning to the job experience (and vice versa);
• As a member of the ASI Administration and All-Staff teams, meet regularly with team members to ensure proper coordination of work throughout the teams;
• Participates in meetings, trainings and professional development opportunities;
• Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Associated Students Inc. and CSUF goals and objectives.

Education, Work Experience Requirements and Abilities:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Acceptance and enrollment in a graduate program for Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related field

• Experience working with others in office setting;
• Experience with writing reports and executive summaries.

Knowledge and Abilities:
• Knowledge and understanding of higher education assessment, evaluation, research theory and practices;
• Knowledge and understanding of justice, equity, diversity, inclusivity;
• Ability to work with a wide variety of people from differing beliefs, experiences, and backgrounds;
• Ability to synthesize information and write reports;
• Ability to participate as a positive team player;
• Ability to work autonomously and manage own workload while meeting the goals of the position;
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple interactions;
• Ability to successfully manage multiple, competing tasks, projects, and priorities
• Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills;
• Strong written and oral communication skills;
• Excellent critical thinking skills and analytical skills.

Additional Requirements:


Expected Appointment Duration: appointment through May 30, 2022 with opportunity for renewal for second year based upon performance, experience, and opportunity for continued student development and success

Typical Physical Requirements:
• Frequently required to sit, talk, listen and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; clear verbal communication.


The Associated Students, CSUF, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.