Director, Institutional Research and Chief Data Officer

Posted on10/9/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Strategic Planning
Reports in officeInstitutional Research, Planning, and Assessment (new name change)
Application due dateOpen Until Filled
Job start dateEstablished by Vice President
Other Location31705
InstitutionAlbany State University
Institution descriptionAlbany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:
Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
Job dutiesThe Director, Institutional Research and Chief Data Officer is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting internal and external data to support institution-wide, evidence based decision-making. The incumbent works collaboratively with the accreditation and assessment point of contacts and other key officials within the Division of Academic Affairs and across the university so institutional data is available to support all components of the university's institutional effectiveness framework. Activities include, but are not limited to, technical data assistance for accreditation, assessment, survey development and analysis, academic program and administrative support unit reviews, strategic planning and evaluation of institutional effectiveness.
QualificationsTerminal degree preferred in Educational Research, Mathematic, Statistics, Higher Education, or Social Science. Master's Degree considered if supplemented by exceptional research experience from an accredited institution with substantial experience in research methods and statistical analysis in economic, social science or education data. A minimum of 3 years of experience in higher education policy research, and/or analysis, and in managing the analysis of data to support institutional, system or state policy analysis and planning, and supervision of personnel. ; 5 years of progressive experience in an Office of Institutional Research. Proficiency in the use of statistical software (e.g. SPSS) and other software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.). Excellent project management, communication, problem solving, quantitative and organizational skills. Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with management, students, staff, and general public. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Maintain a high degree of discretion when dealing with confidential information. Demonstrated experience in managing multiple concurrent projects, establishing and meeting deadlines, and setting priorities, and commitment to confidentiality, maintaining FEPRA and the ethical uses of data.

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Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsEmployees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.
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