Officer, Assessment, Department of Career Center (50031129)

Reports to: Director, Assessment & Operations Management

Purpose: The assessment officer will coordinate and support the career center’s outcomes assessment related functions that monitor its usage, assess the students/alumni career development needs and employers hiring requirements and evaluate the effectiveness of the career services/programs provided. The job incumbent will take an active role in conducting surveys, compiling and analyzing data, generating reports and sharing information with career center staff for planning purposes and with academic departments/DAIR for accreditation purposes and university usage as appropriate.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Implement the career center’s outcomes assessment strategy and prepare its annual outcomes assessment plan
  • Design monitoring and evaluation tools for the center’s services in collaboration with the director of operations and assessment, analyze feedback and report on the outcomes
  • Generate an annual AUC placement report for online and print publishing
  • Update and launch the annul alumni employment survey and generate tailored reports as requested
  • Conduct the university’s bi-annual employer survey, analyze feedback and report on key findings
  • Analyze events and workshops evaluation feedback and generate reports as relevant 
  • Serve as the main point of contact for assessment-related inquiries and liaise with academic departments undergoing self-study or accreditation, furnishing them with relevant information on alumni employment and job market trends
  • Monitor the career center usage on CareerWEB and conduct semi-annual analysis of communicated jobs to identify job market trends and include findings in the annual career center report
  • Update the annual alumni employment figures on the career center website
  • Support the director of operations and assessment in managing the center’s career system and in generating relevant statistics/reports
  • Follow up with career center staff to maintain updated records on CareerWEB
  • Maintain an efficient filing system for assessment documents
  • Develop mid-year and end-of-year retreat reports on career center usage and outcomes assessment for planning purposes
  • Work with the career communications manager to disseminate employment data and evaluation findings to relevant stakeholders
  • Keep up-to-date with the data analysis procedures, quantitative/qualitative analysis tools and developments in the field of monitoring and evaluation

Perform any other related tasks as assigned.


Minimum education requirement: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: Minimum seven to nine years of experience in a relevant function


  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with the American System of Education
  • Prior experience in data analysis using excel or relevant software
  • Good analytical skills and ability to work with numbers
  • Perfect command of English and Arabic (spoken & written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced knowledge of survey methodologies and tools
  • Good attention to details with excellent follow up skills
  • An understanding of quantitative research methods
  • Time management and multi-tasking
  • Capacity to work independently in a results-oriented environment
  • Work effectively within a team
  • Excellent organization, planning and administrative skills


        Position is open until September 20, 2018


Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to, stating “50031129 Officer, Assessment” in the subject line. 


“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”