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Associate Director for Institutional Effectiveness

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Job Duties

Duties include but are not limited to:
- In collaboration with the Associate Dean, develops and implements a holistic plan to link data in different units to build an infrastructure of institutional data assets.
- In collaboration with the Associate Dean, develops and implements a plan for information sharing and data dissemination through different data visualization tools and communication channels.
- Collects data for measures of progress towards the goals of the Graduate Center's 2017-22 Strategic Plan and the annual Performance Monitoring Project.
- Provides coordination, support and guidance to Graduate Center programs and offices in collecting, managing and reporting institutional data.
- Manages internal databases and document libraries, soliciting and implementing regular
updates and ensuring data quality and completeness.
- Translates data into actionable information by linking data and analytic results with the decision-making processes at various levels.
- Manages the design, administration, analysis, and reporting of internal and external surveys for various constituencies of the Graduate Center.

Job Qualifications

- Master’s degree in fields with course work in research methodology, data analysis and visualization, business intelligence, or statistical modeling with four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- A Ph.D. degree in a related field such as education, psychology, economics, business, and statistics.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a working knowledge of data management and data analysis.
- Excellent quantitative research skills.
- Effective communication skills, including the ability to communicate information in verbal, written and graphical form to a variety of audiences.
- Experience in data visualization (Tableau, Excel).
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and timelines.
- Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
- A strong background in statistical analysis and database management systems.
- Experience working with SQL, SAS/SPSS and R.
- Experience working with Visio, Word Press and InDesign.
- Experience with survey design and administration.

Institution Description

The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master’s programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center’s commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.

The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City’s intellectual and cultural life.

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is housed within the Provost's Office of the Graduate Center and provides leadership in the areas of institutional research, institutional assessment, data governance and analytics, information sharing and communication, and regional accreditation. The Associate Director for Institutional Effectiveness will report to the Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness.


Application Due Date: 2019-01-28
Job Start Date: 2019-02-18
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: New York City
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Reports To: Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness

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