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Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

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Job Duties

Luther College is seeking to fill the Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness position. The Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will take a leading role in developing institutional self-knowledge and understanding of competitive position by collecting, organizing and interpreting institutional data to support decision making, for both academic and administrative departments.

Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

Job Qualifications

The Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will have a minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant field or demonstrated experience in institutional research. Successful candidates will be adept at data mining and interpretation and will be skilled in communication about data across multiple college constituencies. A working understanding of residential liberal arts education will be an advantage.

Institution Description

Located in the vibrant town of Decorah in northeastern Iowa, Luther is an undergraduate liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA).


Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including a generous retirement contribution, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependents.

Application Due Date: 2019-07-11
Job Start Date: 2019-09-01
Salary: $63140 - $84185
City: Decorah
State/Province/Region: IA
Institution: Luther College
Reports To: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Assessment and Institutional Research

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