Director CFEED (Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database)

Posted on9/26/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toTBD
Reports in officeOrlando, FL
Application due date10/06/17
Job start dateTBD
CityOrlando, FL
State/ProvinceFlorida
InstitutionValencia College
Institution descriptionRecognized nationally as the best community college in America, Valencia is also one of the largest, with more than 71,000 students enrolled in 2011. We also award more associate degrees than any other community college in the nation, with our graduates going on to successful futures. Our A.S. and A.A.S. degree graduates have a 95 percent job-placement rate. In an effort to continue to meet the demands of a growing population, Valencia opened the Lake Nona Campus in east Orlando in August 2012 and the Poinciana Campus is planned to open on August 2017 . Looking toward the future, Valencia will continue to seek innovative and effective ways to improve student success and serve the Central Florida community.

Mission: Valencia provides opportunities for academic, technical and life-long learning in a collaborative culture dedicated to inquiry, results and excellence.
Job dutiesChange lives, starting with your own. Join us in creating better tomorrows!


Valencia College is seeking a Director to join the Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database Research (IR) team. Representing the college as one of four academics partners to build and explore a student record shared database among Valencia College, Orange County Public Schools, School District of Osceola County (SDOC), and University of Central Florida (UCF) and apply analytics to identify insights into student progression across all educational levels.

The Director will provide leadership for the CFEED governance plan that includes a Steering Committee, Leadership Team, Communications Team, and Institutional Research Team. Manage the budget, hiring and supervision of personnel, implement activities, communicate, and evaluate support for outcomes that lead to meeting CFEED objectives. The position requires collaborative leadership to ensure that CFEED expectations are met for the partners and Helios Education Foundation.
This position is a three year grant project that will be sustained after grant approval.

While there are other places to find employment, at Valencia College you'll have the opportunity to improve the lives of students, our community and ultimately, our world. So if you are looking for more than just a job, but actually make a difference we are looking for you.
Qualifications1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution [required]. Master's degree preferred.

2. Demonstrated experience in managing large-scale technology projects working with system integrators such as Accenture.
3. Knowledge of database development, data integrity and validation methods.

4. Ability to conduct demonstrated data analysis and reporting.

5. Project Management Institute (PMI) – PMP Certification preferred.

6. Minimum seven years of experience in project management reporting and analytics.

7. Prior grant experience preferred.

8. Teaching and/or administrative experience in Higher Ed and or K-12.

9. Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills required.

10. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

11. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge Skills Abilities
1. Proven ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and present information in a meaningful manner.

2. Superior oral and written communication skills.

3. Knowledge of the principles and practices of managing large-scale technology projects.

4. Knowledge of the principles and practices of managing employees and work teams.

5. Skill in data analysis and technical troubleshooting. Ability to analyze, interpret and communicate complex data and information to a wide variety of audiences.

6. Proven ability to manage budgets.

7. Strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively to address and resolve situations that may arise.

8. Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.
9. Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.

10. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSalary Range: $65,857 - $76,558 per year

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Application procedureInterested candidates please complete an online application on our career website.