2015-2016 GSA Position (Program Evaluation) in the School of Nursing

Application deadline:   June 8, 2015 (by 5:00 pm)

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Academic Services and in collaboration with the Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Coordinating Committee and Director of Admissions & Multicultural Student Affairs, provide data support for the BSN program, and Accelerated BSN program, and at the UW School of Nursing.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • BSN, ABSN, and PhD Admissions: Enter, analyze, and report BSN & ABSN application review scores. Analyze and report PhD application review scores. Provide data to staff and members of the admissions committee for use during admissions.
  • Collect, analyze, and report data on BSN & ABSN student evaluation and the BSN & ABSN program, including development and testing of program evaluation questionnaires and preparation of annual written reports of both BSN and ABSN program evaluation data.
  • Evaluate current BSN & ABSN students: Collect and analyze data on student satisfaction, favorite courses, courses needing change, outcome achievement, issues, suggestions, and employment status online (WebQ) at two times during the BSN program. Surveying junior students, and senior students – and twice during the ABSN program, during the first and the last summer quarter. Report results to BSNCC and provide feedback to the students surveyed.
  • Evaluate BSN & ABSN Alumni: Follow up with BSN & ABSN graduates one year after graduation to evaluate the extent that the BSN & ABSN program prepared students in each of the program goal and to obtain suggestions for the program.


  • Have some knowledge of instrument development and testing, quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Computer skills including MS WORD, EXCEL, and SPSS, and online survey (web-based tools, especially WebQ).
  • Self-motivated and organized with good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a graduate student in good standing.

Duration: ASE appointment from September 1, 2015 – June 15, 2016, with training as an hourly appointment from June 17, 2015 – June 30, 2015. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the SA and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, with the potential for reappointment the remaining academic year (fall 2016 – spring 2017) based on available funding and job evaluation. Performance of duties will be evaluated at the end of summer quarter and then annually by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in collaboration with the Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Coordinating Committee.

Applications: Please submit letter of interest and resume or curriculum vitae to Dr. Margaret Baker at mwbaker@uw.edu, June 8, 2015 by 5 pm.

Salary Range: Graduate student salaries and promotions are based on the UW’s standard salary schedule. Appointment is governed by a union contract, and SA must maintain enrollment of 2 credits during summer quarter and 10 credits during the academic year. Note- Non-U.S. citizens hired to perform duties must meet English language proficiency requirements. Documentation may be requested prior to appointment.

Tuition coverage: Course fees for students in PCE (fee-based) programs will be paid at the Graduate Tier I rate for operating and technology fees.  Please visit the Office of Planning & Budget site for the most up-to-date information, including tuition and related fees: http://www.washington.edu/admin/pb/home/opb-tuition.htm. All tuition-based (WA State) students will be paid at their program rate.

For complete position information, see: http://nursing.uw.edu/admissions/financial-support-blog/student-assistant-positi