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Director of Special Projects, Campus Research and Effectiveness (Muncie Campus)

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Muncie, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Executive/Director/Management

General Description of Position: The Director will serve as the central source for campus data, research and reporting requests. Emphasis will be placed on data analysis and interpretation and help in identifying and framing critical issues in support of continuous improvement. Assist in developing a sustaining culture of evidence. Work in collaboration with various College departments regarding data analysis and reporting. Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating a wide range of data. Assist in executing strategic campus initiatives. Work on special projects and initiatives as needed for the Chancellor.
Major Responsibilities:

Using descriptive and inferential statistics, provide extensive analysis of institutional data and resource linking to the Campus and College strategic plan.

Performs analysis and reports the results as requested; analyzes research results and trends using a variety of techniques; provides status reports on projects.

Develop, maintain and seek opportunities to improve a data dashboard to support a ‘data culture’ on campus and provide a central location from which all reports and institutional data may be accessed.

Works with leadership and campus constituencies on developing assessments/projects in developing metrics to measure effectiveness.

Must be able to plan and conduct a number of concurrent projects with a minimal amount of supervision and work effectively with a variety of constituents from all areas of the College.

Serve as the primary person responsible for preparation of enrollment counts and presentation for verification.

Serve as Institutional Research (IR) Liaison for NewT training and assistance. Instructs and/or assists administrators, faculty and staff members in areas of research, data analysis and interpretation.

Support conversion efforts – courses only, first time, transfer, re-admit and dual credit and dual enrolled

Compile, analyze, and report on student retention/persistence and success measures.

Conduct and prepare ad hoc statistical studies on various academic programs and student success measures.

Perform additional duties and assist with other projects as assigned

The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree required.

Experience querying (SQL) and working with large databases and programming for data extraction, merging, report creation and analysis.

Relevant experience should include: data collection, analysis and interpretation, project management and assessment, data base management and experience with assessment and effectiveness.

Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with diverse constituencies to present data in a cogent and meaningful manner.

Preferred Qualifications:  

Master’s Degree Preferred.

Strong statistical and analytical skills, demonstrated knowledge of modeling and trend analysis, and 3+ years’ experience working with institutional research data and statistical analysis and programming software.

Other Requirements:


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Special Instructions to Applicants: Anyone interested in applying must submit a resume, letter of interest and (3) professional references via this website by Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to ensure consideration.  


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