Director of Institutional Research

Posted on1/4/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDean of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, Planning, and Library Services
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness, Research, Planning, and Library Services
Application due dateJanuary 22, 2018
Job start dateTBD
InstitutionAntelope Valley College
Institution descriptionAt Antelope Valley College we take pride in providing a quality, comprehensive education for a wide variety of learners. We are committed to student success, offering value and opportunity for all members of our community.

AVC was founded in 1929 as a department of Antelope Valley Joint Union High School in Lancaster. Today AVC has a service area of 1,945 square miles with an annual unduplicated headcount of more than 18,000, and employs more than 850 people.

Antelope Valley College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges/Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC). AVC’s accreditation was reaffirmed in Fall 2016. The college's next reaffirmation of accreditation will be in Fall 2023.
Job dutiesUnder the direction of the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, Planning, and Library Services, the Director of Institutional Research serves as a steward of data and information; assists with planning, assessment, and evaluation; helps to identify information needs; facilitates any necessary collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data and information; and fosters the educating of information producers, users, and consumers with the help of Institutional Research Staff to support the college’s mission, vision, and strategic direction, an organizational culture that increasingly embraces data-informed decision-making at all levels, and furthers student access, equity, retention, completion rates, and success.
Qualifications-A Master's Degree in a behavioral or social science or other scientific/analytic field from a regionally
accredited college or university, which includes coursework in statistics, research design and analysis,
assessment and program evaluation techniques, technical report writing, and survey methods (Ph.D.
-A minimum of three years of experience at the post-secondary education level that is directly related to
the duties and responsibilities of this position e.g. performing and coordinating institutional research
using computer applications; large databases; statistical packages/descriptive and inferential statistics;
strategic planning; assessing academic outcomes; performing assessment activities; and conducting
institutional or social science research.
-Two years of supervisory experience in an institutional research setting
-A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in a behavioral or social science or other scientific/analytic field is preferred
Salary range$80,000 - $100,000
Salary benefitsAntelope Valley College offers an extensive benefit package that includes full-family medical, dental, and vision plans and
employee life insurance and income protection policies and eligibility to enroll in the Public Employees' Retirement
Application procedureAPPLICATION PROCEDURE
To be considered an applicant for a classified position in the Antelope Valley Community College District, all of the following
documents must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on the deadline date.
If any of the listed materials are missing or incomplete, the application will not be considered.
1. A completed and signed Antelope Valley College Confidential, Management, Supervisory Application
2. Cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications
3. Résumé
4. Transcripts of ALL college work that supports and substantiates the requirements of this position.
Transcripts must include verification of degrees conferred (unofficial transcripts or photocopies will be
accepted to establish the application file).
i. No copies of degree/diplomas will be accepted as proof of college education.
ii. Official documents will be required if the candidate is offered the position.
5. The application must be filled out completely and signed. Do not indicate “See Résumé” on any part of the
application. Blank spaces, illegible entries or failure to sign the application may be cause for rejection. The District
will not return application materials submitted.
Application forms are available on the AVC website or from the Human Resources Office and must be returned to:
Office of Human Resources
3041 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93536
(661) 722-6311
Faxed or emailed materials cannot be accepted.
Unsolicited materials will not be included. Postmarks will not be accepted