Director, Institutional Research

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssociate Vice President of Institutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due date07/08/2018
Job start date09/09/2018
InstitutionLaramie County Community College
Institution descriptionThe mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.


Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,
Job dutiesCore responsibilities of this position include:

The Director, Institutional Research (IR), is responsible for the leadership and development of a comprehensive institutional research program to support the College’s mission and strategic initiatives. Additionally, this individual leads efforts of IR staff to empower LCCC’s community and external stakeholders to use and understand data objectively, consistently, and with integrity for planning and decision-making purposes. Essential functions fall into four major categories: reporting, research and analysis; data governance, quality and integrity; collaboration and committee service; and IR department operations.

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university in a research-intensive field, (such as, but not limited to, statistics, economics, social sciences, or information sciences), with at least six (6) graduate credit hours in statistics or research methods
At least three (3) years of directly related full-time experience working at a college or university
Demonstrated expertise in research design, particularly as it relates to continuous improvement efforts
Demonstrated expertise in conducting research on topics related to student success
Proficiency in working with relevant software applications, including spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), business intelligence packages (e.g. SAP Business Objects), data presentation tools (e.g. Tableau), or analytics software
Strong problem solving skills
Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong presentation skills, especially in regard to presenting data and statistical results to a variety of audiences


Three years of directly related experience working at a community college
Post baccalaureate certificate in institutional research from a regionally-accredited college or university
Experience in survey design and administration, including needs assessments for program development
Experience supervising personnel
Experience managing a department budget
Experience in data governance
Experience in policy development
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsFull Benefits
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.