Academic Compliance Reporting Specialist

Posted on12/5/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toChief of Staff
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateasap
Job start dateasap
InstitutionJackson College
Institution descriptionJackson College is a public community college with its Central Campus located in Jackson, Mich. The College also operates the W.J. Maher Campus located off I-94 in Jackson, as well as Jackson College @ LISD TECXH in Adrian and the LeTarte Center in Hillsdale. Each year, more than 8,000 students enroll at the College, in career programs that may be completed in about two years, or transfer programs to continue study at a four-year university. Students come from the southern Michigan area, and with distance learning options, enroll online from across the nation and world. The College welcomes diversity and supports all students with clubs and organizations, International Student Institute, study abroad opportunities and more. Motivated students may participate in the American Honors program. As a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, the College offers 11 intercollegiate sports for men and women. On-campus housing is also available. The College's Corporate and Continuing Education office offers non-credit courses for business skills training and continuing education. An integral educational and economic force in Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale counties, the College operates on a general fund budget of $45 million.
Job duties1. Work with the college’s Information Technology department to produce the data required for all mandatory compliance reporting (IPEDS, STARR, Carl D. Perkins Act, etc.).
2. Work with appropriate departments and staff to improve data quality and identify improvement methods.
3. Anticipate, research, identify, and develop solutions for upcoming regulatory data issues by aligning disparate data across information systems and business processes.
4. Serve as co-chair of the Data Governance Committee.
5. Establish official data sets for use in ad hoc and annual internal operations reports.
6. Ensure, wherever possible and in accordance to appropriate instructions, that compliance data reported internally and externally matches across agencies (e.g., Center for Educational Performance and Information, Talent Investment Agency, National Center for Education Statistics etc.).
7. Write and maintain the documentation of changes in data definitions, codes, standards, processes, and business rules.
8. Align external compliance data definitions and instructions to internal record-level data and processes in order to submit all required academic regulatory reports.
9. Submit all mandatory federal and state reports on-time and with valid and reliable data.
10. Submit all benchmark project data on-time and with valid and reliable data.
11. Responsible for understanding, supporting and actively demonstrating the College’s beliefs, values, mission and vision and being in agreement to be evaluated by same.
• A Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of experience in a similar role.
• Experience with student information and database management systems and the application of computerized statistical systems.

• The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree and 5 or more years of experience in records management in a higher education institution or at a business/company.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefitsJackson College provides a generous benefit package to full-time staff that includes: medical, dental, vision, employee life/AD&D, optional life for employee and family, long and short-term disability, and travel insurances; personal illness, personal, bereavement and vacation leaves; tuition reimbursement and waivers; 16 paid holidays; and retirement plans.
Application procedureAll applications must be made online at our website.

If assistance with online application process is required, contact Human Resources at 517-796-8468.