Assistant Director of Institutional Research

Posted on11/8/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research
Reports in officeExecutive Vice President and Provost
Application due date11/22/2017
Job start dateASAP
InstitutionUniversity of Nebraska
Institution descriptionA land-grant flagship campus. An academic medical center. A metropolitan campus serving our urban citizens. And a campus focused on undergraduates. Collectively, these four unique institutions are known as the University of Nebraska. Each institution has distinct strengths, giving the University of Nebraska a scope of expertise that is hard to equal. With a workforce of more than 14,000 on our campuses and across the state, we are one of the largest employers in Nebraska. The University is committed to excellence in the work place.
Job dutiesThe primary responsibility of this position is to serve as the Assistant Director of Institutional Research in
the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Duties include providing high quality data and
analytical support to senior level administrators and members of the Board of Regents, with specific
emphasis on issues related to internal/external accountability data, policy analysis and data integration.
The position also collaborates with both internal and external constituents on projects involving a wide
variety of University matters, including academic programs, faculty, students, institutional research, and
diversity issues. This position will provide leadership and direction for the Institutional Research function
as appropriate and represent the Provost’s office in internal or external settings as requested.
QualificationsA master’s degree in a discipline that emphasizes quantitative methodology, policy analysis, computer science, management information systems, information technology, data science, social science, education, business or public health is required. Ph.D. in relevant field preferred. Five to seven years of relevant work experience in high quality data analysis and reporting is required. Experience in education is required; familiarity with multiple sources of data utilized throughout the PK-12, postsecondary and workforce data continuum is desired. Strong analytical and technical skills as described in the job description are essential. Responsibility, integrity, accuracy and timely delivery of quality work products are essential.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsThe University of Nebraska offers an extensive benefits package that includes health, life, disability and long term care insurance; retirement accounts; tuition reimbursement for employees and their spouses and dependent children; and reimbursement accounts for health care and dependent day care. Leave policies are designed to help employees deal with personal or family events or crises.
Application procedureApply online at and attach a letter of interest, resume, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. Application deadline Friday, Nov. 17th. If you require an accommodation or assistance to apply, please call 402-472-3701.