Institutional Research Data Analyst

Posted on1/9/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice Chancellor, Institutional Effectiveness and Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness and Research
Application due dateApril 27, 2018
Job start dateAs soon as possible
CityDetroit
State/ProvinceMichigan
InstitutionWayne County Community College District
Institution descriptionWayne County Community College District (WCCCD) is a multi-campus 2-year community college with five campuses, a university center, and distance learning center. It is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan serving a diverse student body of nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students annually and offering more than 100 degree and certificate program offerings.
Job dutiesThe Institutional Effectiveness & Research Data Analyst supports research methods, benchmarking, and compliance reporting in a multi-campus community college district. The position plays a critical role in designing and evaluating institutional effectiveness and student success metrics to assist the office of institutional effectiveness in processing data requests, survey research, and data analytics/visualization in to support decision-making for continuous improvement and student success initiatives. The Institutional Effectiveness & Research Data Analyst will work closely with student services and other departments to enhance student success and institutional effectiveness. The position requires the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information belonging to the college for district-wide evaluation and planning and communicating to a variety of constituencies.

•Develop, report, and evaluate student success metrics to include persistence, retention, course completion, licensure/certification, and graduation.
•Create processes and systems to maintain and share institutional and student outcomes such as graduation rates, certification/credentialing pass rates, retention, and persistence, with key decision-makers.
•Provide support for data and record management for all special projects and research initiatives.
•Develop and conduct ongoing benchmarking, longitudinal and comparative data reporting to multiple campuses, divisions, and external community to determine trends and opportunities for improvement.
•Assemble appropriate data visualization reports, dashboards and presentations for internal and external use in a timely and professional manner.
•Maintain a record keeping system to manage and archive data and evidence collected for the purpose of inventory, external compliance, and accreditation.
•Conduct analysis and support for federal, state, and accreditation compliance reports
QualificationsBachelor’s degree or higher required. Minimum 1 year of experience in higher education, institutional research, program evaluation, quality assurance, compliance reporting, or data analytics preferred. Must be proficient in MS office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and SPSS. Experience with MS Access database reporting or Tableau is highly desirable.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsThis is a full-time position to include salary and benefits.
Application procedurePlease forward copy of resume and cover letter via e-mail to jdimick1@wcccd.edu . Potential candidates will receive notification as appropriate.