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Assistant Director Institutional Research (REMOTE)

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Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Note: In some cases, experience and/or education may be substituted for requirements.

Job Duties

Serve as project manager for multiple data collection and analysis projects and produce annual and ad-hoc analyses to inform decision-making by academic leaders, and senior administrators.

Conceptualizes and conducts quantitative studies to provide decision-support for senior leadership. Compiles, analyzes, and disseminates quantitative data on enrollment statistics, student retention, student transfer activities, grades, faculty analysis, and other student performance indicators. Designs, develops, and organizes data management plans through various department data custodians. Performs data collection, statistical analysis of data, and compiles interpretation of results. Provides data and statistical analytical studies to support campus decision making related to student, academic, facilities, human resources, and financial aid. Responsible for compiling, preparing, and analyzing statistical data submissions to comply with reporting requirements for state and federal agencies. Acquires, manipulates, develops, and maintains data sets, verifying accuracy and consistency over time, in the context of evolving requirements regarding reporting institutional facts. Ensures that the data produced by the IR team is accurate, timely, and useful.

Manages professional staff, including assigning and maintaining work schedules, staff training, mentoring, and completing performance evaluations. Supervises and supports staff with conducting research, and reporting tasks.

Serves as a member on relevant campus-wide committees and helps develop effective strategies with regard to the success of the University meeting its goals.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Understanding of current practices in institutional research
  • Familiarity with the administrative and academic operations of private universities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong customer service, presentation, problem solving, analytical, and business skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in data management, analysis, and reporting
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of MSOffice software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and at least one statistical software( Tableau, SPSSSAS, Stata, R).
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work effectively with university constituencies, including senior-level administrators, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of discretion when dealing with confidential information.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the Jesuit educational mission and values.

Preferred Qualifications
Tableau; experience creating and maintaining data dashboards

Institution Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.


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Application Due Date: 2024-03-01
Job Start Date: 2024-03-18
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Baltimore
State/Province/Region: MD
Institution: Loyola University Maryland
Reports To: Director Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 4
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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