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Interim Director of Institutional Effectiveness
10/03/2017
$84,971.99 - $103,279.20 annually
Classified Manager

Under the direction of the Vice-President of Academic Services, the Director of Institutional Effectiveness plans, organizes, designs, coordinates, supervises and implements the comprehensive institutional planning and research activities for the campus.  The position produces institutional research and support for the institutional planning process, program review, student outcome measures, all activities related to the accreditation process, public and private grant funding, provides information about the college’s organizational functioning, its students and its programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires at a minimum a Master’s in Statistics, Mathematics, Organizational Development or a related research field
  • Requires at least two (2) years experience in research planning and data analysis in a higher education environment. 

DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with techniques of descriptive statistical measures. 
  • Experience with computer based systems and research software and their application to college educational and operational functions and research methodology, including database and statistical software; statistical analysis; survey design, distribution and compilation; information management principles.  
  • Experience with California Community Colleges (California Education Code and Title 5 Regulations)
  • Experience with participatory governance structures
  • Experience with accreditation expectations  (ACCJC Eligibility Requirements and Standards)
  • Experience with grant writing, implementation, and reporting
  • Additional education preferred

ABILITY TO:

  • Provide leadership in Institutional Effectiveness (Research, Evaluation and Planning). 
  • Analyze problems, determine effective pragmatic solutions, take independent action for successful results
  • Collect, organize and analyze data from reports utilizing spreadsheets and statistical programs
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills
  • Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive often complex written and oral reports
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written forms
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships
  • Maintain currency in technological developments in areas of responsibility

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds of staff, students and the public.
  • Knowledge of the history and culture of underrepresented groups and groups that have experienced discrimination.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, designs, conducts, consults others and interprets a variety of projects relating to institutional and program evaluation, institutional research, institutional effectiveness and decision-making, and the integrated planning process.
  • Produces institutional research and support for the institutional planning process, provides information about the college’s organizational functioning, its students and its programs
  • Ensures the preparation and submission of required reports to the System Office as well as the State and Federal Agencies
  • Develop, coordinate, and oversee all district grant and other external funding activities, including obtaining information on available grants, editing and publishing applications, and submitting appropriate reports to various granting agencies
  • Conduct grant-writing, research, and planning training for faculty and staff and assist with writing of funding proposals
  • Coordinate district’s program review plan by working with administrators, faculty, and staff who are collecting and reviewing data for their individual reviews
  • Act as a communication link between the faculty and administration in matters related to grants, research and planning by providing regular newsletters, E-mail notifications, or other announcements at campus meetings
  • Plans, conducts, implements, interprets and reports comprehensive institutional research which can be used in college decision-making
  • Prepares, analyzes, and studies the college and community demographics, population projections, staffing reports and projects, and annual FTE projections and updates; collects, organizes and analyzes data from reports utilizing spreadsheets and statistical programs
  • Develops, evaluates and interprets analytical research studies on student learning outcomes and student outcome measures
  • Assists faculty and staff with the organization and design of research studies
  • Collects, analyzes, and assembles information for annual publication of statistical data of the College; collects information from various internal offices and external agencies and resembles and analyzes information as needed
  • Plans, designs, and conducts research project; determines research needs, designs studies, delegates and supervises work, and reports findings; validates placement test cutoff scores, prerequisite requirements and longitudinal tracking
  • Prepares and supervises the preparation of assigned data reports; responds to various ad hoc requests for information from agencies and organizations on enrollments, staffing, budgets and other college attributes; completes forms according to established procedures
  • Participates in participatory governance through service on planning and/or operations committees and task forces
  • Maintains an understanding of current ideas, research, and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility
  • Designs and implements systems to improve campus-wide access to data
  • Processes confidential information including but not limited to the preparation of statistical reports for use in negotiations
  • Provides support for accreditation activities.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial Transcripts (Degree Posted)