Director Of Institutional Research Job Description Sample
Director Of Institutional Research
Another Source's client, Phoenix College, is recruiting a Director of Institutional Research. Internally this role is called Planning and Research Director.
Established in 1920, Phoenix College is the flagship of the Maricopa Community Colleges, a district that ranks as one of the nation's largest community college systems and the single largest provider of higher education and career training in Arizona. Phoenix College is a learner-centered, comprehensive community college dedicated to providing affordable, high quality and accessible education to the diverse community it serves.
Employees enjoy a generous benefits package that includes paid sick and personal leave, a full menu of insurance coverage, membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, tuition reimbursement for employee and family members, and a holiday schedule that mirrors the Federal holiday schedule. The workplace experience also includes a "4 10's" work schedule in the summer meaning you get Friday off, competitive salaries, professional development opportunities, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and organized professional employee groups that advocate for its members.
Plans, directs and administers institutional effectiveness programs including the planning, research, development and maintenance of complex processes, activities and data analytics in support of institutional effectiveness.
This classification is distinguished from the Planning and Research Analyst Senior in that it is it is the top official at a college or at the District directing a district-wide department, providing leadership and strategic direction over assigned functions and typically serves as a second level supervisor over a department including programs and functions.
Performs, directs and oversees the conduct of performance evaluations, training, hiring, discipline and termination procedures.
(This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department).
Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, reviews and evaluates the work of staff
Directs, plans, evaluates and coordinates functional and organizational standards and practices; leads the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures
Recommends and/or approves staff selection, directs training and the disciplinary process for assigned function or unit
Manages institutional effectiveness, assessment, and planning programs
Provides oversight of the planning, research, implementation, administration and evaluation of programs
Provides research in support of strategic, budgeting and operational planning
Performs and oversees advanced statistical analysis
Ensures program compliance with accrediting agency and governmental requirements
Serves as liaison and representative with organizations and committees
Participates in strategic planning and decision-making
Composes, reviews, finalizes and approves reports and other work products of the unit
Develops, manages and administers departmental budget and expenditures; identifies resource needs and makes recommendations
Directs and oversees the resolution of escalated issues and customer concerns
Oversees the provision of professional level staff support to committees or advisory groups
Researches and implements industry standards, trends, best practices and emerging technologies for the work unit
Performs other duties as assigned
Supervisory principles, practices and techniques
Coordinating deadlines, prioritizing work demands and assigning/monitoring work performed
Training and coaching staff
Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis
Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research
Principles and techniques of effective survey and assessment tool design
Principles and practices of complex data analysis, manipulation and reporting
Project management principles
Principles and practices of program administration and management
Principles and practices of group facilitation and building consensus
Advanced math and logic concepts
Modern budget practices
Principles and practices of budget development and administration
Business methods, principles and practices
Best practice, trends and emerging technologies
Principles and practices of conflict resolution
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment)
Customer service principles
Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment
Modern office technology
Supervising and evaluating staff performance
Training, coaching and overseeing the development of staff
Reading, analyzing, manipulating, evaluating, interpreting and summarizing complex written materials and statistical data
Extracting appropriate data from databases
Authoring and editing complex reports and documents
Managing project or program finances
Providing project/program management, organization and logistics
Coaching project teams
Facilitating group discussions and building consensus using persuasive reasoning
Overseeing the implementation and adherence to quality assurance and standards
Working effectively under pressure, with multiple deadlines and changing priorities
Interpreting, monitoring and reporting financial information and statistics
Collaborating in a team environment
Monitoring project schedules, status and compliance
Exercising and maintaining confidentiality
Exercising political acumen, tact and diplomacy
Developing policies and procedures
Researching industry trends, solutions and best practices
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment)
Providing customer service
Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications
Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interactions with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Training and Experience
- Bachelor's Degree in statistics, educational studies, business administration or directly related field and six years of progressively responsible experience administering institutional effectiveness programs and activities, which includes two years of supervisory experience.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
- Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver's License may be required for some assignments.
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.
The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.
This is initially a fixed term position and provides the same benefits as a continuing employee; competitive pay that reflects market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. Phoenix College offers an exceptional setting for professionals to gain exposure throughout the Maricopa County Community College District and advance their careers accordingly.
Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.
Associate Director For Institutional Research
Job Code: 4748
StanfordGraduate School of Business
Residingin Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, Stanford GSB has built a globalreputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. Weprovide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries ofknowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial andnon-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We strive tochange lives, change organizations, and change the world.
TheGraduate School of Business is looking for an individual with a track record ofanalytical leadership and excellence in communicating information usingwritten, verbal, and visual modalities. The successful candidate must have astrong command of the current field of Institutional Research and a record ofsuccessfully working with multiple units.
The Associate Director for Institutional Research will lead the GSB effort tointerpret, monitor, and analyze information yielding actionable information toguide school decisions in wide-ranging areas. The AD will provide leadership ina decentralized university context and collaborate closely with partners andstakeholders across campus. The AD will be proactive in defining projects andsuggesting areas of investigation, and will be able to prioritize and work onprojects in collaboration with the various stakeholders in the school. The IRoffice will be housed under Academic Administration, and the AD will report tothe Assistant Dean for Academic Administration
Theideal candidate will have a proven track record of project management andability to drive programs that support the organization's workforce. Thecandidate should possess strong analytical skills and ability to translatemetrics, research, and trends into strategy. In addition to an ability to buildand maintain positive relationships internally and externally, he/she must be ateam player with excellent written and verbal communications skills, capable ofworking on challenging as well as routine assignments with minimal supervision.The AD will be a thoughtful leader who is capable of both high-level strategicthinking as well as comfortable serving as an advocate, educator, and internalconsultant, and working with people at all levels of the organization.
Yourprimary responsibilities include:
Support the Assistant Dean and Senior Associate Deans with development and implementation of a robust data environment which includes developing reports, dashboards based on institutional data, in addition to various data-related projects specific to each Senior Associate Deans' portfolio. The IR Director will analyze problems, question existing processes, gather information and solutions, and propose best course of action.
Develop research methodology, gathering data and/or using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.
Pull, interpret, monitor and analyze data yielding actionable information. Mine and report on data in key areas; curriculum, faculty, lecturers and coaches as well as alumni to provide insights for new program development and dissemination of key findings.
Work with different offices at the GSB (e.g., the MBA Program, MSx Program, Executive Education, External Relations, human Resources) on developing metrics for data-driven strategies.
Analyze and forecast trends in research funding.
Develop metrics for measuring the effectiveness of a wide range of institutional initiatives, e.g., GSB diversity initiatives and other issues of interest, as defined by the Dean's Office.
Will interact with GSB senior leadership on a regular basis, and will collaborate with other organizations (on and off campus) to gather relevant data for assigned projects.
Communicate, convey, and visualize informed conclusions and recommendations across an organization's leadership structure in a manner to "tell the story" behind the data and influence how organization approaches the challenge.
Other duties may also be assigned.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field and four years extensiveexperience, or combination of education and relevant technical field experience(quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics, orengineering) solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.Advanced degree is preferred.
Proficiency in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume,high-dimensionality data from varying sources.
Extensive experience in and strong passion for empirical research andanswering hard questions with data.
Interpersonal and communication skills to positively convey findings andinfluence senior leadership & faculty.
Demonstrated experience querying, processing, analyzing, and reportingon large data sets.
Ability to use data retrieval and manipulation tools such as SQL, BrioQuery, Business Objects, etc.in conjunction with visual data tools to presentdata clearly to non-technical audiences.
Familiarity and experience with intermediate statistical methods;advanced proficiency with statistical tools such as SPSS, SAS, R or similartools.
Ability to tell stories with data using data visualization software suchas Tableau, Excel, SPSS, or similar software in conjunction with strong verbalability.
Ability to use visual data tools to present data clearly tonon-technical audiences.
Flexible analytical approach allowing for results at varying levels ofprecision.
Familiarity with strategic planning concepts.
Excellent project management skills.
Consistentwith its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonableaccommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation toperform the essential functions of the job.
Why Stanford is for You
Stanford'sdedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. Weare a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuousimprovement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven toimpact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. Weprovide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and agenerous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winterclosure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuitionreimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen toa renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and familytime and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parenteducation and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access toworld-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one ofhundreds of health or fitness classes.
Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens,trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. We offer free commuterprograms and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cellphones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!
We pride ourselves in being a culturethat encourages and empowers you.
How to Apply
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Assistant Director Of Institutional Research
Virginia Military Institute is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Institutional Research. The Assistant Director will report to the Director for Institute Assessment and Evaluation, a position that reports to the Superintendent of the Institute, and will be a member of the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research. Key responsibilities include:
- Data Visualizations & Analysis: Researches, gathers, analyzes and summarizes data and other information for data visualization. ?Takes the lead in creating data visualizations and summary messaging. Recommends and creates visuals/tables for survey research and institutional research data (IPEDS, SCHEV, and VMI Fact Book). ?Initiates and creates interactive, accurate and modern data visualizations from scratch. Synthesizes complex issues and presents them in a creative and non-technical manner in both print and online, including data visualizations and dashboards. ?Supports requests, priorities, and procedures for improving data presentation, reporting, special projects, and links with external sources. ?Assists the Associate Director of Institutional Research with reporting to IPEDS, SCHEV, US News, NCAA, and SACSCOC. ?Updates and maintains the office's website with timely, relevant data and graphics. ?Assists with the SACSCOC Compliance efforts as needed. ?Serves on Post-wide committees as appropriate, and participates in activities that enhance and support the Institute's mission. ?Assist the Director in the analysis and reporting of other institutional data, as needed for planning, evaluation, and assessment. ?Participate in ongoing professional development activities to acquire and maintain knowledge and skills that are essential for performing the duties of the position and for supporting the Office in following best practices in data visualization, assessment, and institutional research; ?Employ appropriate technologies for performing the duties of the position at the necessary level of proficiency, including the Institute's Datatel/Colleague system of institutional data, applications in Microsoft Office (especially Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), the Institute's email system (MS Exchange), Adobe Acrobat, and Tableau. (It is permissible for sufficient proficiency in these skills to develop during the first year of employment.)
Bachelor's degree; previous experience with data analysis, managing databases, and managing website content. Must be able to collaborate effectively with Institute personnel, meet project quality standards and deadlines, and adapt easily to changing priorities.
Master's degree in a relevant discipline; previous employment in higher education conducting educational, organizational, or institutional research (e.g., data entry, reporting to state and federal agencies, compilation and dissemination of fact books); demonstrated interest in broadening and deepening expertise in institutional research; proficiency with website management; familiarity with programming logic and conditional statements, familiarity with software languages for writing database queries and routines for use in Microsoft Excel; previous experience with SQL or SAS queries; and previous experience with Tableau.
This is a uniformed position. Previous military experience is not required.
Director - Institutional Research And Effectiveness
Job Req ID: 177201
Position Number: 00124135
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable/On Call
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: General Education
Location: Cabarrus College Hlth Sciences
Location Details: Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Facilitates the Colleges institutional research, effectiveness and accreditation processes and serves as a leader and role model. Guides and conducts internal and external data collection and analysis activities.
Provides instruction and assistance to all College departments in developing appropriate assessments, maintains the assessment documentation required for reporting and manages college-wide strategic planning initiatives. Serves as primary liaison for accreditation and as a resource person for program accreditation.
Organizes and facilitates data collection, analysis, and dissemination for ongoing research, planning, assessment and evaluation purposes.
Manages the College's strategic planning process.
Leads and supports accreditation activities of the College.
Provides quality leadership and management of the General Education Department; curriculum planning, development; implementation.
Develops and implements policies and procedures.
Actively engages as a role model in College activities and on College committees.
Normal or corrected auditory and visual acuity. Able to use standard office equipment, including computers.
Environment is climate controlled with occasional exposure to inclement weather when travelling between buildings. Occasional travel to other locations.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Master's degree required, PhD preferred. At least 2-3 years of post-secondary experience required.
At least 2-3 years of institutional research experience preferred. Experience with regional and programmatic accreditation preferred. Strong statistical and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software. Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is a department of Atrium Health. Our mission is to provide students with a progressive, exemplary healthcare education. For more information, please visit https://atriumhealth.org/education/cabarrus-college-of-health-sciences.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Junior Trader/Sales Trader, Institutional Equities Overview: Wolfe Research Is Seeking A Junior Trader To Join Its Mid-Town New York Based Firm. Wolfe Research Has Been Voted Within The Top 15 Equity Research Firms On Wall Street By Institutional Clients F
This is a junior level role with the expectation for growth over time. Initial responsibilities will be focused on supporting the everyday activities of the equity trading desk.
Further responsibilities will include various aspects of trade entry, trade execution and sales trading. Any experience on a trading desk with Series 7, 55 & 63 registrations is preferred but not necessary.
Qualifications include a clear track record of drive and high achievement in prior activities, including academics, is essential. Strong general knowledge of markets, valuation of equity securities and the institutional equity marketplace are important.
The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task, possess strong communication skills, process information quickly and be able to work under pressure. Two years of successful post-college employment are the minimum, but we are open to individuals seeking their first Wall Street position. The position requires a significant investment of time, focus and effort.
The firm will provide training and mentorship for the right candidate dedicated to embarking on a new career. Starting compensation is based on experience and upside will be performance based.
Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter which specifically addresses the requirements to Jon Patria at
Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research - Springfield Technical Community College
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Are you a problem solver? Do you reverse-engineer queries to see how they are made? Are you an active listener, and do you enjoy translating questions into hypotheses and then finding the right data to test them?
The Senior Research Analyst will join a dynamic team of Institutional Researchers who love turning raw data into visual and written information that supports the College and its STCC Student Success Plan. Under the supervision of the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, the analyst will support internal and external decision-makers at all levels of the College, and through careful listening and interpretation, determine the best data that can be analyzed to provide both accurate and timely information. The analyst will use communication and presentation skills to communicate findings to various stakeholders and audiences throughout the the College.
The Senior Research Analyst will also perform data collection and analysis, and contribute to the production of mandatory reports for the US Department of Education and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, as well as grant-related reporting.
Writing simple to complex queries in Microsoft ACCESS or SPSS for data extraction, analysis, and management
Using knowledge of quantitative research methods to conduct statistical analyses in support of institutional research on enrollment, retention, and student outcomes
Responding to recurring and ad hoc information requests from college administrative and academic offices
Preparing presentations, including visualizations, to communicate findings to campus and external constituents
Managing relational databases and maintaining documentation
Produce mandatory reports and submissions (e.g., HEIRS, IPEDS, Perkins, Gainful Employment, etc.) as assigned
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Social or Behavioral Science, Education, Public Policy or similar field. Master's degree or relevant graduate coursework preferred.
One to three years professional experience working in Institutional Research, Social Science research, or Higher Education (or equivalent work experience).
Mastery of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, and Access.
Understanding of and experience with relational databases.
Ability to combine multiple data sources to produce analytical datasets.
Demonstrated ability with one or more of the following statistical software packages: SPSS (preferred), SAS, STATA, or R, and an intimate familiarity with descriptive statistics.
Experience creating complex queries using SQL and ACCESS.
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to communicate to non-technical audiences.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Keen attention to detail.
Understanding of, commitment to, and appreciation for working in a diverse urban community college.
Master's Degree in related field
Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software
Experience in Institutional Research Office at a Community or State College or University
Experience with and knowledge of student information and administrative computing systems
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Working in an office setting. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office machinery i.e. calculator, copy machine etc. The person in this position frequently communicates with faculty and staff. Must constantly be able to identify and assess information.
SALARY: $60,000 - $65,000 per year; depending on experience, skills and other relevant considerations.
BENEFITS: Yes - State funded
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Salaried, Non-Unit Professional
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time; Exempt
CLOSING DATE: December 2, 2018
TRAVEL: Occasional; on behalf of the College
APPLY TO: All applicants must apply online at www.stcc.edu. If you need assistance with the application, please contact the Human Resources Office at (413) 755-4361.
POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY
The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.
Associate Director – Cardiovascular Clinical And Institutional Trainer
The CV Clinical and Institutional Trainer will manage the development and execution of the training related to comprehensive understanding of an Institutional account, from C/D Suite level to all aspects of the hospital space including a robust knowledge of clinical pathways and product reimbursement. This individual will collaborate with the Sales & Marketing Training Department, Business Partners, external vendors/SMEs, and key Franchise functions in the development of training materials that reflect the needs of the brand and evolving market landscape and legal/regulatory requirements.
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Ensure cross-functional input is integrated & aligned in the strategy, tactics, & investments of the plan.
Conduct on-going needs analysis (customer feedback, field interactions, SMEs, etc) and leverage results to inform/adjust training strategy and curriculum as needed in partnership with Training Lead.
Partner with brand teams to ensure promotional messages are effectively conveyed. Must be able to effectively respond to changes in brand labeling, sales campaigns and materials, competitor activity and market events to provide continued reinforcement of clinical account training.
Manage development of District Planning or National Sales Meeting presentations / resources and execute in conjunction with the Brand teams. Ensure materials are up to date and MAP approved per Novartis policy.
Partner with the marketing teams and Training Lead to embed product training into New Hire Training curriculum, including the design, production, implementation, coordination and evaluation of all product/clinical skills training activities relating to new hire training workshops. Ensure materials are up to date & MAP approved per Novartis policy.
On-going training – Constantly stay attuned with field training needs; development and implementation of training activities, and completion of on-going assessment. Lead and participate in the development of on-going training (all formats) for reps regarding ways to effectively enhance their account knowledge, account selling messages, and selling skills.
Associate Provost For Institutional Research And Effectiveness
Department Provost Alternate Department Description
Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check, Financial Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Restricted Position? Job Category Admin or Professional Faculty Role (State) Job Title Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness Working Title Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness Job Type Full-Time Position Number FA038Z Recruit Number Faculty - 7506 Working Hours Location Fairfax, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience. Web Announcement
Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university and is setting the benchmark for a bold, progressive education that serves the needs of its students and communities. Located in the heart of northern Virginia's technology corridor near Washington, D.C., Mason prepares its students to succeed in the workforce and to meet the needs of the region and the world.
Enrollment is nearly 34,000, with students studying in 200 degree programs at the undergraduate, master's, doctoral and professional levels. Mason is a distributed university with campuses in Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William counties. In addition to these three campuses, Mason operates a site in Loudoun County and has partnered with the Smithsonian Institution to offer a Global Conservation Studies Program at the Smithsonian Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va.
Mason also offers programs online. Each Mason location has a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities of the Position:
Reporting to the Provost, the Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness will lead the university's data analytics and research, as well as institutional effectiveness and assessment activities, and provide key support for enrollment management as well as institutional resource planning and analysis. This individual will ensure that enterprise data is collected accurately, analyzed rigorously, used appropriately, and shared with key stakeholders to make data-driven or evidence-based decisions.
The Associate Provost will integrate critical functions in institutional research and institutional assessment to meet changing needs in dynamic regional and national higher education markets. The incumbent will manage institutional data for a wide range of uses: budgeting and financial planning, enrollment projections, scorecards for productivity analyses, student retention and success, federal and state reporting, regional and specialty accreditation reporting, assessment of student learning outcomes, program outcomes, salary analyses, and other projects.
As co-chair of the Data Stewardship and Business Intelligence Steering Committees, the incumbent will shape the use of data as a key influencer of University planning and decision support. The Associate Provost will manage an operation that must both meet new institutional challenges for analytics and continuing responsibilities in assessment, in addition to institutional reporting to regulatory bodies.
A master's degree in a related field of study is required and the ideal candidate will possess both the capacity to understand how data systems interact with multiple institutional functions, and the managerial expertise to collaboratively devise solutions to meet multiple needs. In addition, the incumbent will:
Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of effective, appropriate and rigorous institutional research and assessment in the current higher education context;
Demonstrate leadership and management skills, a capacity to work and communicate productively with multiple stakeholders, and perspectives to collaboratively address complex data and analysis needs;
Be flexible, intellectually curious, and able to manage details and big ideas concurrently;
Have the ability to collect and analyze data, and to build effective partnerships and collaborate across the institution to help forge the consensus needed to advance the University's mission;
Have proven skills in working with senior leadership, while demonstrating integrity, credibility, sound judgment, and tact;
Have the ability to translate data analysis into usable information for decision-making and policy analysis;
Be skilled in best practices using technology for data analysis and communicating results; and
Maintain a strong commitment to customer service and ability to prioritize.
A doctoral degree in a related field of study is preferred.
Application and Nomination:
Review of applications will begin October 26 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
Requests for information, written nominations, and confidential inquiries should be directed in confidence, to Kendra E. Dane at email@example.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Human Resources at 703-993-4686 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the George Mason University website at: www.gmu.edu
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
For Full Consideration, Apply by: October 26, 2018 Posting Date 09/26/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled?
Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Campus Safety Information
Mason's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/
Institutional Research Analyst (Cof)
Job Title: Institutional Research Analyst (COF) Position Number: 02295 Posting Date 09/05/2018 Closing Date Initial Screening Date 09/24/2018 Open Until Filled Yes Position Type: Classified Rate: Work Week 40 hour per week, 12 month position Minimum Salary: $5,619.74 per month Maximum Salary: $7,940.54 per month (maximum entry $5,619.74) Benefits:
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
Supplemental voluntary life insurance
403b Tax Shelter Annuity
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.
College/Site: Cerro Coso College Location CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform extensive and technical institutional research and evaluation duties, including those related to state-mandated matriculation programs and activities; design and perform research and evaluation of college and groups; prepare reports for college personnel to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements; assure institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding.
Perform extensive statistical and technical planning, design, research and evaluation duties related to institutional projects, including, but not limited to, state-mandated matriculation programs and activities and a variety of internal and external issues
Conduct reviews and assessment of academic and student services programs
Utilize accurate statistical procedures and sampling techniques for institutional research projects to assure high levels of confidence and reliability to survey results
Prepare reports for college personnel and state agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and to assure institutional matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding
Prepare and revise reports with accompanying tabular, graphic and statistical contents, descriptions of analytical methods used and narrative of findings and conclusions for college and matriculation research and evaluation
Create, develop and maintain databases related to student enrollment projections, follow-up studies and analyses of program enrollment patterns
Collect, assemble and perform statistical analysis; determine appropriate statistics for data types including frequencies, chi-square, correlation, multiple regression and others
Identify and extract a variety of requested data; inspect and code data in preparation for analysis; create project documentation and databases
Operate a variety of software packages used on mainframe and personal computers for data analysis, data management, graphics and word processing
Communicate with appropriate college staff, stakeholders and other community college districts in analysis, compilation and interpretation of data
Respond to research questions as requested; describe findings
Attend meetings as assigned
Perform related duties as assigned
Education and Experience
Any Combination Equivalent to:
Bachelors degree in statistics, mathematics, economics or social/educational research AND three years responsible experience involving related research and analysis activities and projects.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities
Standard and advanced statistical procedures related to sampling, correlation analysis, projections and other quantitative measures applied to education, social and program research and evaluation
Regression techniques, principles and tables
Research design for original data collection and analysis
Use of personal computers, mainframe and appropriate software packages
Standard statistical software
Technical report writing
Organization and presentation of narrative and statistical information
Technical aspects of research
Effective public speaking
Uses, capabilities, characteristics and limitations of computers and related equipment
Modern office procedures and methods
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Perform extensive and technical research and evaluation tasks
Design forms and documents for various research purposes and target audiences
Design and perform research and evaluation of college matriculation and other institutional planning issues
Interpret and apply applicable sections of the State Education Code and other related laws and regulations
Interact, participate and conduct presentations to individuals, college groups, committees, organizations and others as assigned
Prepare comprehensive statistical and narrative reports
Utilize accurate and appropriate statistical procedures and sampling techniques
Create, develop and maintain computer databases
Create and maintain necessary research documentation, files and records related to research projects
Conduct meetings and interviews necessary for investigation and data collection
Work as a team member with other college research staff
Use tact, patience and courtesy
Operate a computer and related peripheral equipment
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Salary Grade 50.0 Special Instructions to Applicants
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on September 24, 2018 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
- Application Screening: TBD
- Interviews: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
Institutional Research Analyst
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.
The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing, urban-serving university that is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to access and diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. More information about UW Tacoma and its strategic plan can be found here: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/strategic-planning.
The UW Tacoma has an outstanding opportunity for an Institutional Research Analyst. Reporting to the Assistant Chancellor for Strategy and Assessment, the Institutional Research Analyst will help build an infrastructure for reporting and responding to advanced analytical needs. The analyst will be charged with working collaboratively with stakeholders across the campus to analyze current data and develop new datasets to support campus wide data-informed solutions that serve the university and its mission. The position will support policy research, research on student retention and graduation outcomes, and metric development.
Creating data extracts for statistical analysis
Develop and revise queries and reports to meet information needs across campus and respond to ad hoc reporting requests. This work will require combining data from a variety of sources and ensuring that agreed-upon definitions and methodological approaches are used.
Research and present information in support of campus data awareness, including academic planning, enrollment, budget planning, academic initiatives, and capital planning programs.
- Perform data analysis and modeling that require an advanced skill set. This work will include retention modeling, and institutional growth modeling.
Creating internal and external analytical reports and/or data visualizations
Design comprehensive studies, develop models and project plans, and generate reports that aggregate, analyze, and describe student, faculty, staff, course, finance and physical resource use at UWT using appropriate databases, information systems, and analytical/statistical tools.
Assist the Assistant Chancellor in drafting recommendations for senior leadership, strategizing in advance of committee and council meetings, setting policy strategy, and planning key campus communications.
Collaborate with IT, Institutional Research, and HR to design and build institution-level dashboards displaying metrics for campus leadership.
As needed, serve as a subject matter expert to leadership and committees (and faculty/staff as appropriate) to help others to understand what data are available, assist them to formulate those questions that may be answered with information or analysis, and triage those requests for information.
Working with other departments on data projects
- Lead on tri-campus projects that involve data and institutional initiatives (BI Portal Operational reporting)
- Engage in the production of information for UWT, including federal and state reports, on-line Reporting Services, reporting requirements for external agencies (e.g., college guidebooks, college rankings), and ad hoc requests, including public records requests.
Data governance and education
Train, and support departmental analysts as part of the University of Washington Data Fellows program
Attend conferences, seminars, or participates in other opportunities to enhance expertise in the intersection of data, higher education, and leadership
Bachelor's degree in Social Science Data Analytics, or related field
A minimum of four years of experience, where the major focus was in data analysis, forecasting, and reporting that includes experience using SQL,SAS, SPSS, R, or other querying, and statistical tools. The successful candidate should have at least intermediate Microsoft SQL Server or T-SQL skills (ability to write and run queries against multiple data sources: joins, unions, null handling, subqueries, common table expressions) and experience with data visualization with products like Microsoft Power BI or Tableau.
The successful applicant should have a commitment to the missions of public higher education.
Two of the most important requirements for the position are a curious nature and a high level of self-motivation to explore new areas and gain an understanding of how things work.
In addition, the successful candidates will have strong communication skills, including the ability to probe with necessary questions and to listen to answers provided.
The position requires demonstrated ability to:
Work with multiple and diverse database sources by designing, refining and running complex data queries and producing related reports
Articulate the value and weaknesses of data
Successfully track and deliver on multiple simultaneous projects
Work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and with short deadlines
Work at a high level in a windows-based operating system, specifically MS Word and MS Excel (graphics, pivot tables)
Successfully exercise independent judgment in resolving complex issues
Work effectively with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds across an institution
Lead teams in the completion of larger projects
Work collaboratively with groups of individuals with differing levels of technical and business understanding
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
A master's degree or additional experience in a related field.
Extensive experience with a variety of tools including, but not limited to, SQL, SPSS, SAS, Microsoft Access, and Tableau
Demonstrated skill publishing data visualizations and executive reports for print, web, and interactive reporting
High level of experience with advanced statistical analysis
Prior experience with higher education data
Part of the application process for this position includes completing an online cover letter assessment, as well as the Work Authorization Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment(s) will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Position" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.
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