Reporting jointly to the Provost and Chief Operating Officer of the College, the Executive Director of Institutional Research and Assessment leads the College's efforts to collect, evaluate and analyze institutional data in support of the College's planning, assessment, and strategic decision-making, In this important capacity, the Executive Director works closely with the President's Office, Provost's Office, and Chief Operating Officer's team and their staffs, as well as across the College more broadly with the Dean's Office, Admissions Office, Registrar and Faculty, to support data provisioning and analysis and to establish priorities for institutional research and assessment. The Executive Director coordinates data analysis across the College, with particular focus on refining and improving College-wide data standards and policies. The Executive Director leads the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, ensuring accurate and timely research, responsible data stewardship, thorough institutional assessment, and with the goal of enabling informed decision-making by the various units of the College.
Department: Institutional Research and Assessment
Required Qualification Summary:
PhD or advanced degree in a discipline with a statistical focus.
Minimum 7 years' experience in institutional research and assessment in higher education
Three years of management/supervisory experience.
Extensive experience with both database management systems (including the extraction of such data) and analyzing and interpreting complex data sets.
Experience with regulatory reporting and survey management.
Experience with institutional accreditation.
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