Executive Director of Institutional Research

Posted on10/5/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toProvost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateOctober 31, 2017
Job start dateNovember, 2017`
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
InstitutionFranklin Pierce University
Institution descriptionFranklin Pierce University is a small, private regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The nonprofit University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level and are available either in-class, online, or as a hybrid. Our institutional mission focuses on preparing citizens and leaders of conscience for a new century who make significant contributions to their professions and communities, whether their aspirations are local or global.
Job dutiesFranklin Pierce is seeking an experienced individual to join as our Executive Director of Institutional Research. In this important position, the Executive Director provides vision and leadership in regard to the University’s institutional research strategies. This position is also responsible for providing a central repository for all accreditation reports, data and documentation. Reporting to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Director will play a major role in presenting, interpreting and disseminating information to appropriate internal and external constituencies and bears primary responsibility for compliance with state, federal, accrediting body and other critical accountability mandates.
QualificationsThe successful candidate must possess at least five years of professional experience as a data administrator with at least two years within a higher education institution. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, but a Master’s is preferred. This position requires an individual with good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with both internal and external constituencies. The individual must have a good knowledge base on current qualitative and quantitative data collection, retrieval and analysis techniques within an educational setting. A strong mastery of Microsoft suite and database systems including Word, Excel and Access, statistical packages (SAS or SPSS) is essential.
Salary range$80,000 - $100,000
Salary benefitsPosition eligible for medical, dental, vision, tuition and pension benefits.
Application procedureReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, applications should be received by October 25, 2017. The expected start date for this position November 2017.

Applicants should send a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

Executive Director of Institutional Research
Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461

Please be sure to add “Executive Director IR Position” to the subject line of the email. EOE