Assistant Vice President for Institutional Planning, Research and Effectiveness, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
Under the direction of the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, the AVP will develop the Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Effectiveness in support of the University’s short and long-term strategic goals. The Assistant Vice President for Institutional Planning, Research and Effectiveness will oversee the budget, operation and supervise the staff of the Office and will assist in the strategic planning process and institutional improvement efforts. The candidate will ensure the effective use of comparative data and information to support operational and strategic decisions. The incumbent will conduct research to support the University’s strategic and operational goals and determine sequence and scope of institutional research projects. He or she will implement and maintain a program of quality assurance and assessment for all areas of the University and will provide counsel to University administrators and faculty on assessment and business process redesign. The incumbent will design and conduct research studies to address and support critical issues of institutional importance including research and other grant opportunities, budgets, space allocation, student enrollment and persistence, and teaching and learning effectiveness among others. The AVP will work closely with campus leadership to guide self-assessment and data collection efforts across the University and will participate in the development and implementation of standardized institutional policies while collaborating with faculty and administration to assess degree programs and curricula. He or she will provide input on strategies and priorities for institutional development. The AVP will oversee and coordinate state and federal reporting requirements other voluntary and/or regulatory compliance to ensure accurate, valid, consistent and timely submissions.
Required: Master’s degree in a quantitative or social science or related area such as educational statistics, sociology, psychology or related field with a strong background in statistics or quantitative analysis. Five years of full-time experience in institutional research and planning. Strong managerial, leadership and supervisory skills. Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills. The experience to interact professionally with a diverse group of higher education administrators.
Preferred: PhD, EdD. An additional two or more years of progressively responsible experience in institutional research and assessment, statistics, modeling or large data analysis. Strong quantitative, analytical and research design skills. Demonstrated proficiency in research and statistical methods, survey design and report writing. Demonstrated knowledge of higher education accreditation requirements, research methods and continuous assessment and improvement practices. Experience with relational database systems and functions, student information systems. Experience with big data and data visualization tools.
To apply, submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to: Search Coordinator-AVP, Office for Institutional Research, 310 Administration Building, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701. For a full position description, application procedures or to apply online, visit www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # WC-S-7938-13-06-S). Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, Columbia-Greene CC, Hudson, NY.
ANNUAL SALARY: $55K commensurate w/experience and excellent fringe benefits.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 21, 2013
Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. The Director is responsible for internal and external data reporting. This position is under the supervision of the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
The primary responsibilities of the Director are the collection of data from both internal and external sources and the preparation, presentation, and distribution of detailed data analysis. The Director must have the ability to ensure the accuracy of College data and statistics and be able to present this information (in both written and oral format) in a cogent and focused manner. The Director provides support for the College’s Strategic Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and the data processes that are part of the College’s comprehensive system of assessment. Experience in the use of computer statistical and database applications are required. The Director will also provide support for academic grants initiatives. Grant writing & reporting experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. Experience working with institutional research and assessment in a higher education setting is required. This is a 12-month position commencing August 2013.
For consideration, please forward cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to HR@sunycgcc.edu.
Senior Research Analyst, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
As one of the world's leading technological institutions, the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a vibrant, connected community of nearly 18,000 students and over 3,700 faculty and staff.
The office of Institutional Research and Policy Studies (IRPS) supports the information needs of the university through reports and analytics that facilitate data-informed decision making. IRPS spearheads RIT’s data warehouse and business intelligence program in partnership with the department of Information and Technology Services. IRPS works closely with the university's nine colleges and administrative divisions, including the Provost’s Office, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Enrollment Management and Career Services, to provide relevant data in support of key institutional priorities.
The office of Institutional Research and Policy Studies at RIT seeks a highly motivated Senior Research Analyst to join the Institutional Research team. The successful candidate will work with functional area leads and subject matter experts to define information requirements and translate into user-friendly, actionable information using SAS, OBIEE, PS Query, and other reporting and analytical tools.
• Understand functional areas’ business requirements and translate into technical specifications and user friendly reports
• Create reports using SAS, OBIEE, PS Query, and other tools
• Develop new and enhance existing reports for easy viewing and understanding
• Use advanced programming to analyze complex data structures
• Provide analysis and report development for ad hoc reporting requirements of the university
• Maintain knowledge of best practices in institutional research and apply knowledge to daily operations
• Prepare clear and complete documentation that follows the organizational unit’s standards
Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in an analyst role; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Demonstrated proficiency with SAS or equivalent software
• Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
• Experience responding to requests for information, including creating queries in response to ad hoc requests and summarizing data
• Demonstrated experience working with large data sets and complex data structures
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to collaborate effectively with others
• Ability to communicate effectively
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Flexibility and willingness to assume new tasks and special projects
• 6-10 years of professional experience working in an analyst role
• Advanced skills in creating and executing complex SAS programs
• Experience designing reports using common enterprise reporting applications
• Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, PS Query, SQR and/or PeopleSoft Application Engine
• Experience with OBIEE dashboard development
• Functional knowledge of SQL for querying database tables and interpreting existing code
• Work experience in a higher education setting
A cover letter and resume should be uploaded to http://careers.rit.edu.
Institutional Research Analyst. SUNY College of Technology at Canton, Canton, NY.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at the State University of New York in Canton is seeking applicants for the position of Institutional Research Analyst. This is a full-time professional staff position. The job duties for the position include assisting in the administration and development of student, faculty, and alumni surveys, assisting with scheduled enrollment reporting, working with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and other staff to review and proofread reports, maintain the content of the Institutional Effectiveness webpage, assist in the collection, compilation, and extraction of statistical data, and to develop and maintain databases appropriate for ad hoc, cyclical, and longitudinal reporting and statistical analysis.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced education in statistics, mathematics, social science or business field with a minimum of 2 years of experience and evidence of quantitative research is preferred. Proficiency with the use of databases in a higher education setting; Banner experience is preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and function independently with limited supervision and guidance.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to email@example.com or by US mail to:
Institutional Research Analyst Recruitment Committee
Human Resources Department
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.
Full job posting can be found at: http://www.canton.edu/human_resources/jobs/HR_job340.html
Director, Higher Education Consortia - The National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity (The Delaware Study), University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Job ID: 101240
Below are highlights of the job description; complete position description and online application instructions are located at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/
Deadline: April 19, 2013
The National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity (a.k.a. The Delaware Study) is a national benchmarking study and
data sharing consortium among four year colleges and universities, with approximately 200 institutions participating annually.
The Delaware Study has matured over the past decade and is generally acknowledged as the “tool of choice” for comparative
analysis of faculty teaching loads, direct instructional costs, and separately budgeted scholarly activity, all within academic
disciplines. The Delaware Study is used by major data consortia and state agencies, including the Association of
American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE), the Southern Universities Group (SUG), the University of North Carolina
System, and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, among others. It is a versatile and highly useful analytical
tool for making management and policy decisions, whether at the level of the academic department, institution, state, or
national level. Since 1992, nearly 600 institutions have participated in the Delaware Study. More information can be found athttp://www.udel.edu/IR/cost.
This position serves as the Director of Higher Education Consortia and reports to the Associate Provost for Institutional
Research and Effectiveness at the University of Delaware. The responsibilities fall under two major categories – maintenance
of current services and development of new products and services. The director will be expected to direct all aspects of data
collection from consortia members, maintain the production of reports and resources for the membership, and to increase
membership through communicating benefits to prospective members. The director will also lead new studies that have
high potential of resulting in new products and attract new members to the consortia. The director must be able to develop
and direct research studies relevant to higher education costs, and have excellent presentation and communication skills.
Must have a Master’s degree in a related field and five years of job related experience. Job ID 101240
The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Institutional Research Analyst . SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Delhi (Shared position).
The Research Analyst is a shared position between SUNY Cobleskill and SUNY Delhi and is responsible for producing information on institutional data to advance educational policy, administrative decisions, enrollment planning, and assessment activities for both campuses. This includes, but is not limited to producing various ad hoc reports for departments, administrators and committees on academic performance, outcomes assessment, department accreditation, self-studies, and required state and federal reporting. The incumbent will work three days per week at the SUNY Cobleskill campus in Cobleskill, NY and two days per week at the SUNY Delhi campus in Delhi, NY. Employment is with the State University of New York at Cobleskill.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serves as data expert for two college campuses
- Shares responsibility with Registrar for select reports such as SUNY/NYSET/IPEDS (Federal Department of Education)
- Completes and generates external marketing surveys
- Sits as member of the Institutional Review Board
- Compiles reports from student information system (Banner)
- Acts as liaison between SUNY System IR office and campuses
- Updates and maintains the IR webpage
- Generates academic program review data
- Computes SUNY/ACT surveys and required outside surveys
- Works with Human Resources and Payroll for faculty/staff data management
- Computes internal and external requests for student data as needed
- Creates and generates on demand surveys such as graduate surveys and grants reporting
- Bachelor's degree
- 3-5 years of progressively responsible technical research or statistical experience,
- Professional analytical experience which demonstrates ability to conduct substantive surveys and studies or problems and issues in assigned areas
- Expertise using excel, access and familiarity with statistical software packages (ie SPSS)
- Experience working with and extracting data from a student information system (ie Banner preferred)
- Excellent writing, communication and organization skills
- Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in institutional research in higher education
- Master's degree in education research, social sciences, evaluation, psychometrics or other related disciplines
EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION SUBSTITUTIONS:
Additional qualifying professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration or engineering may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Full details and application requirements may be found at: http://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?jobcode=175724428
Application deadline: April 1, 2012.
R. Erik Seastedt
Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action
(518) 255-5657 (fax)
Associate for Institutional Research. SUNY College at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.
The State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh announces an opening for an Associate for Institutional Research. This is a twelve-month professional position, reporting to the Director of Institutional Research. The candidate will assist and support the Director in preparing internal and external institutional reports. The Associate will play a key role in assuring all state, federal and appropriate vendor surveys are accurately submitted in a timely fashion. The candidate will be responsible for updating all internal institutional research publications and updating all institutional research web sites. The candidate will assist with institutional research and assessment studies. The successful candidate will promote and support a culture in which data enhanced decision making supports an institutional commitment to effectiveness and ongoing continuous improvement.
Responsibilities include: Under the supervision of the director actively coordinate all appropriate institutional research functions which include IR publications, web site, Academic Profile, and ad hoc data requests;
Under the supervision of the director will participate in data collection and analysis for components of the institution-wide strategic planning process;
Under the supervision of the director consult with and provide support for administrative and academic offices and departments in the development of metrics;
Will implement and manage select institutional research and assessment projects as assigned by the Director;
Will serve as a liaison to appropriate college offices to coordinate data integrity issues;
Will coordinate and follow up on data integrity for all mandated state reports for the Systems Institutional Research Information System (SIRIS) and coordinate all federal reports including IPEDS, will coordinate and complete all private vendor surveys (e.g., US News, etc);
Will coordinate and oversee online data collection including but not limited to a variety of surveys (e.g., Student Opinion Survey, National Survey of Student Engagement, Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni Surveys); Will assess and maintain computerized databases;
Will generate reports utilizing quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
Will serve on institutional committees, and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession;
Will assist with appropriate data needs assessments;
Must demonstrate attention to detail, thoroughness and follow through coupled with excellent communication abilities and the ability to contribute to team oriented environment.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; 2 years experience with higher education administration and organization; strong analytical skills; familiarity with assessment needs related to accreditation and student learning; proficiency with software applications related to spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and statistical analysis packages; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate complex statistical analysis to a non-technical audience.
Preferred Qualifications: Graduate degree; 5 or more years of higher education work experience; excellent skill with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), familiarity with Banner; strong inferential statistical skills, familiarity with SPSS or related statistical software packages, experience with web page design, previous experience in an institutional research office.
SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity.
Salary: $50,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials received by April 2 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/4264 and include a resume/CV, letter of interest including your software proficiencies, and contact information for 3 current references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.
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