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Assistant Registrar of Data Management

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Assistant Registrar of Data Management and Institutional Reporting

Job Description

The Assistant Registrar of Data Management & Institutional Reporting is responsible for management of information for quantitative and qualitative data across the institution to support operational and immediate priorities of the College. In collaboration with database experts in Admissions, Financial Aid, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, and other offices, this position regularly collects and protects data for regulatory reporting requirements of several governing bodies. Reporting to the Registrar, this position uses and analyzes data to help guide decision-making while maintaining internal and external reporting requests.

Essential Duties Summary

• Maintains external reporting schedule and directs coordination of data across offices
• Prepare reports for submission to various regulatory bodies including but not limited to HESC/TAP (NY Higher Education Services/Tuition Assistance Program), IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education), NSC (National Student Clearinghouse), NYSED (New York State Education Department), Title II (Teacher Education Preparation)
• Closely communicates with staff across offices to direct data collection and submission to above bodies
• Respond to individual DegreeVerify requests for student and alum verifications via the NSC
• Generate and provide ad hoc reports as requested to support institutional strategic and tactical planning
• Use data to describe Sarah Lawrence College students and faculty in the areas of enrollment, retention, graduation rates, degrees granted, gender, race/ethnicity, and national origin
• Raise awareness of and access to data and IR analytical capabilities to support college operations
• Prepare, analyze, and present reports to demonstrate value of data-informed decision-making within the mission and vision of the College
• Provide appropriate support related to research and assessment matters that impact college goals
• Maintain knowledge of industry standards in following professional organizations such as AIR (Association for Institutional Research) and HEDS Consortium (Higher Education Data Sharing) and other relevant groups

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, master’s degree preferred
• Three to five years of significant and relevant higher education experience that includes data collection and analysis, and collaboration with campus stakeholders
• Demonstrated institutional research experience including management of regulatory reporting, quantitative and qualitative statistical analysis, data management, and educational research
• Strong understanding of various Microsoft Office applications (Access, Excel, Outlook) to perform essential functions
• Proficient in preparing and testing complex data queries and audience-specific reports using InfoMaker, Microsoft Access, Microsoft BI, SQL, Crystal Reports, Tableau or other industry-standard reporting tools
• Knowledge of SPSS or other statistical applications preferred

Abilities, Knowledge, and Skills

• Gather and analyze statistical data and generate useful reports
• Draw conclusions and make recommendations based on data and related research
• Communicate effectively using a variety of styles to appropriately inform the intended audience
• Prioritize competing projects and balance multiple deadlines
• Establish and maintain a collegial and professional rapport with campus stakeholders
• Strong sense of time management including independent and collaborative work
• Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with FERPA and other laws/regulations

Institution Description

Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.


Sarah Lawrence College provides employees with a competitive benefit package designed to enrich total compensation.
Application Due Date: 2024-05-10
Job Start Date: 2024-06-03
Salary: $60000 - $72000
City: Bronxville
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: Sarah Lawrence College
Reports To: Registrar
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Data Management & Institutional Reporting

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