Coordinator of Institutional Research and Assessment

Posted on10/19/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice President for Academic Affairs
Reports in officeInstitutional Research and Assessment
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateOpen
State/ProvinceRhode Island
Other Location02882
InstitutionCommunity College of Rhode Island
Institution descriptionThe Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.
Job dutiesThe individual will assist in the development of information systems and perform research, administrative and analytical tasks to support the operational, planning and management decisions of the College and to meet external reporting requests.

Assist in the design and implementation of research and information systems to support college planning, student learning outcomes assessment and decision making.

Conduct research on the characteristics of the institution, to include students, personnel, and graduates.

Collect, analyze, and report data for both internal and external communities.

Maintain compliance with IPEDS and other federal and State reporting requirements.

Respond to requests for information from publishers of college guidebooks and other national surveys.

Provide responses to ongoing and ad hoc requests for institutional information.

Support CCRI’s annual Career Placement & Graduate Transfer Report.

Work with the team to prepare and deliver presentations of research findings.

Work jointly with College administrators, faculty, and staff and external institutions and agencies as required.

Work collaboratively with the institutional research and assessment team as required.

Assist the director in the implementation of policies and procedures of the office.

Develop and maintain complex statistical data reports, pivot tables, graphs, charts, presentations, etc. for management use; maintain historical data for comparisons.

Working collaboratively with the director, provide analytical support and advice to departments requiring help with the compilation of information as well as statistical analysis of survey results.

Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.

Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Perform related duties as assigned by the director of institutional research & planning.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a related field, with emphasis on quantitative skills and statistical analysis is required.

A minimum of five years’ experience in a college Institutional Research or Assessment office or related area is required

Demonstrated proficiency with the analysis package, advanced spreadsheets including pivot tables (Excel), word processing, relational databases, and graphic and presentation software required.

Strong problem solving skills and a demonstrated ability to handle complex tasks simultaneously are essential.

Demonstrated ability to gather, compile, and analyze research data and present data in tabular, pictorial, and graphic form required.

Accuracy and precision in data interpretation and reporting is necessary.

Ability to communicate effectively and maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrated ability to work with extracted data, utilize an SQL tool to query the college’s database and verify the results in a deadline and detailed-oriented office is required.

Three or more years of experience with an ERP system, preferably Banner (Ellucian), is required; must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality of information.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsWe offer an excellent benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, tuition waiver to RI's three state colleges, life insurance and retirement plans can be seen on this website.
Application procedureReview of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information. Please include name and contact information for three references within the application. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.