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Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Posted: October 12, 2020
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The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is hiring the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. This full-time position supports institutional decision-making, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on a wide variety of institutional analytics. Reporting to the Vice President for Information Technology Services, this position works closely with Administrative Computing Services to leverage the Ellucian Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics program and related databases to support the internal and external reporting activities of the College. This position provides leadership for the ongoing and systemic collection, analysis, and interpretation of assessment data that influence institutional decision making and policy development. This position has secondary responsibilities for supporting the development of external funding opportunities offered by state, federal, private, and corporate foundations, as well as supporting the annual budgeting process.

• Extract, manage, and maintain complex data sets from the institutional data systems, including the Ellucian Colleague student information system and the Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics system, which is based on Business Objects • Design, compile, and summarize data, and develop reports regarding the data, using data management, reporting, and analytical tools and methods. Communicate institutional information to the College community. • Work collegially with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies to respond to monthly, annual, and ad hoc data requests. • Analyze assessment data, and use appropriate methods to report results, with particular emphasis on findings that influence institutional decision-making and policy development • Research, prepare and submit reports to governmental agencies (e.g., IPEDS) • Develop and maintain section Facts and Figures section of the public website, including the preparation and publication of the Common Data Set • Coordinate, prepare and submit surveys for publishing companies (e.g., US News, Petersons, etc.) and information for publication of annual institutional, state, federal and statistical reports • Forecast student enrollment and tuition along with financial indicators for long range planning • Collaborate with faculty members and administrative staff on the preparation and development of research grant opportunities • Perform additional duties as assigned to advance the support for stakeholder decision-making • Demonstrated experience and prudence handling confidential information required • Demonstrated understanding of relational databases and SQL, and experienced in programmable software (i.e., SPSS, SAS, Tableau, etc.) • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel (i.e., pivot tables, formulas) • Interested individuals must possess strong oral and written communication skills (ability to relay data issues in an organized and easily understandable fashion) • Excellent organizational skills with a keen orientation to detail, deadline, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Ability and desire to acquire new knowledge and skills independently • Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team

• Bachelor’s degree with an educational background in quantitative skills and research, required • Master’s degree in Education Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics or Statistics, or related field would be appropriate

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

Description

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is hiring the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. This full-time position supports institutional decision-making, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on a wide variety of institutional analytics. Reporting to the Vice President for Information Technology Services, this position works closely with Administrative Computing Services to leverage the Ellucian Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics program and related databases to support the internal and external reporting activities of the College. This position provides leadership for the ongoing and systemic collection, analysis, and interpretation of assessment data that influence institutional decision making and policy development. This position has secondary responsibilities for supporting the development of external funding opportunities offered by state, federal, private, and corporate foundations, as well as supporting the annual budgeting process.

Skills

• Extract, manage, and maintain complex data sets from the institutional data systems, including the Ellucian Colleague student information system and the Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics system, which is based on Business Objects • Design, compile, and summarize data, and develop reports regarding the data, using data management, reporting, and analytical tools and methods. Communicate institutional information to the College community. • Work collegially with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies to respond to monthly, annual, and ad hoc data requests. • Analyze assessment data, and use appropriate methods to report results, with particular emphasis on findings that influence institutional decision-making and policy development • Research, prepare and submit reports to governmental agencies (e.g., IPEDS) • Develop and maintain section Facts and Figures section of the public website, including the preparation and publication of the Common Data Set • Coordinate, prepare and submit surveys for publishing companies (e.g., US News, Petersons, etc.) and information for publication of annual institutional, state, federal and statistical reports • Forecast student enrollment and tuition along with financial indicators for long range planning • Collaborate with faculty members and administrative staff on the preparation and development of research grant opportunities • Perform additional duties as assigned to advance the support for stakeholder decision-making • Demonstrated experience and prudence handling confidential information required • Demonstrated understanding of relational databases and SQL, and experienced in programmable software (i.e., SPSS, SAS, Tableau, etc.) • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel (i.e., pivot tables, formulas) • Interested individuals must possess strong oral and written communication skills (ability to relay data issues in an organized and easily understandable fashion) • Excellent organizational skills with a keen orientation to detail, deadline, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Ability and desire to acquire new knowledge and skills independently • Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team

Education

• Bachelor’s degree with an educational background in quantitative skills and research, required • Master’s degree in Education Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics or Statistics, or related field would be appropriate

Company Description

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

Position Overview

Company

Albertus Magnus College

Location

New Haven, CT

Job Type

Full time

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Position Details

Description

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is hiring the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. This full-time position supports institutional decision-making, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on a wide variety of institutional analytics. Reporting to the Vice President for Information Technology Services, this position works closely with Administrative Computing Services to leverage the Ellucian Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics program and related databases to support the internal and external reporting activities of the College. This position provides leadership for the ongoing and systemic collection, analysis, and interpretation of assessment data that influence institutional decision making and policy development. This position has secondary responsibilities for supporting the development of external funding opportunities offered by state, federal, private, and corporate foundations, as well as supporting the annual budgeting process.

Skills and Experience

• Extract, manage, and maintain complex data sets from the institutional data systems, including the Ellucian Colleague student information system and the Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics system, which is based on Business Objects • Design, compile, and summarize data, and develop reports regarding the data, using data management, reporting, and analytical tools and methods. Communicate institutional information to the College community. • Work collegially with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies to respond to monthly, annual, and ad hoc data requests. • Analyze assessment data, and use appropriate methods to report results, with particular emphasis on findings that influence institutional decision-making and policy development • Research, prepare and submit reports to governmental agencies (e.g., IPEDS) • Develop and maintain section Facts and Figures section of the public website, including the preparation and publication of the Common Data Set • Coordinate, prepare and submit surveys for publishing companies (e.g., US News, Petersons, etc.) and information for publication of annual institutional, state, federal and statistical reports • Forecast student enrollment and tuition along with financial indicators for long range planning • Collaborate with faculty members and administrative staff on the preparation and development of research grant opportunities • Perform additional duties as assigned to advance the support for stakeholder decision-making • Demonstrated experience and prudence handling confidential information required • Demonstrated understanding of relational databases and SQL, and experienced in programmable software (i.e., SPSS, SAS, Tableau, etc.) • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel (i.e., pivot tables, formulas) • Interested individuals must possess strong oral and written communication skills (ability to relay data issues in an organized and easily understandable fashion) • Excellent organizational skills with a keen orientation to detail, deadline, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Ability and desire to acquire new knowledge and skills independently • Ability to work independently as well as be part of a team

Education

• Bachelor’s degree with an educational background in quantitative skills and research, required • Master’s degree in Education Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics or Statistics, or related field would be appropriate

Company Description

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

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