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Director of Institutional Research

Application Procedure:

All applicants are to apply for this position through the on-line application process for this posting (

Job Duties


  1. Design, conduct, and analyze institutional research projects in the instruction and student services areas.
  2. Provide relevant, timely, and accurate institutional information to the President, executive team, and as appropriate, the campus community, the external community, and external agencies.
  3. Support the Vice President’s college-wide effort to advance a culture of evidence and inquiry by supporting the use of data in planning, implementation, assessment, and decision making in a collaborative environment across all departments.
  4. Design and conduct training for faculty and staff on data collection and analysis, data visualization.
  5. Serve as a source of expertise on research methodologies for the design and administration of college constituents' research projects, particularly with regard to student success.
  6. Maintain responsibility for the integrity and analysis of information released by Institutional Research (IR) that shapes public understanding of the college.
  7. Coordinate with other offices in maintaining and monitoring the coding system which the college uses to extract data for state and federal reporting.
  8. Serve as a member on those committees that require data or accountability/performance measures (e.g. Achieving the Dream, Accreditation A-Team, Assessment Committee, Institutional Review Board for research involving human subjects, Student Success & Retention, Title III, Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM), Social Justice and Diversity Assessment, Strategic Planning, Student Achievement, etc.).
  9. Serve as a college representative to various state and regional research-related meetings, including the state Research & Planning Commission (RPC).
  10. Manage and direct the external reporting such as Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Gainful Employment data, national statistical surveys, questionnaires, and data exchanges. Oversee the regular administration of surveys (e.g. Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), Campus Climate Survey) with select vendors.
  11. Provide data and research support for program reviews, institutional and program accreditation, and other self-studies.
  12. Prepare, publish, and present college data and statistics in a manner understandable to various audiences.
  13. Regularly update various internal data publications (Insight, Quarterly Student Enrollment Profile, Annual Factbook, Environmental Scan, and others).
  14. Provide access and transparency to reports and publications by effectively managing the Everett Community College (EvCC) Institutional Research pages on the EvCC external and internal websites.
  15. Provide necessary data for grant proposals and reports.
  16. Maintain a Datawarehouse database and support data conversion processes for EvCC’s ctcLink/PeopleSoft implementation as part of the state-wide system conversion.
  17. Supervise institutional research staff.
  18. Design and maintain IR project/request queue; document and archive results.
  19. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications


  • Master’s Degree in Education, Social Science, Statistics, or related field
  • Experience with quantitative methodologies, particularly in the creation and interpretation of statistical data.
  • Experience with qualitative research methodologies.
  • Experience with statistics software and MicroSoft Office Suite, including Access and Excel.
  • Relational skills and ability to lead and collaborate with others on team projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to translate complex data to lay audience.
  • Ability to establish priority timelines and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to or demonstrated experience providing an equitable, safe, and inclusive environment for all students, employees, and patrons.
  • Demonstrated qualities of perseverance or persistence



  • Five years of experience in organizational research and policy, program and instructional assessment, data analysis/interpretation, and presentation of results to various audiences.
  • Experience with accreditation standards and reporting.
  • Experience in visual analytic software.
  • Proficient in database management query automation.
  • Understanding of the role of data in organizational-, regional-, and/or state-level research and policy making.
  • Knowledge of the community college, its mission, and unique contemporary challenges.

Institution Description

Everett Community College's north Everett Campus is located on 46 acres near the Legion Memorial Golf Course. The campus includes 15 classroom and lab buildings. The college serves students seeking a wide variety of education options. Students come to EvCC to affordably start their four-year degrees, earn certificates, train for a new job, experience hands-on training in professional and technical programs, learn English, develop basic skills, finish high school, train for a promotion, or to learn just for fun.

EvCC is one of 34 community and technical colleges governed by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. The college is administered by a five-member board of trustees appointed by Washington State's governor. EvCC's president is Dr. Daria Willis.

EvCC faculty and staff work closely with business and industry experts, community leaders and other educational institutions to provide students with relevant, challenging experiences inside and outside of the classroom.

Our mission is to educate, equip, and inspire each student to achieve personal and professional goals, contribute to our diverse communities, and thrive in a global society.  EvCC provides educational opportunities to over 19,000 students each year through transfer programs, certificates, workforce and corporate training.

The Everett University Center is located at EvCC's main campus in Everett. The center offers bachelor's and master's degree programs through five partner colleges and universities.

In addition to the college's main campus, EvCC offers classes at its East County Campus in Monroe, Aviation Maintenance Technology at Paine Field, Corporate and Continuing Education Center in South Everett, School of Cosmetology in Marysville, and at several other locations in north and east Snohomish County.

EvCC students range in age from 12 to 85 with the largest number of students between 18-21 years of age. Thirty percent of EvCC's student are students of color.


Everett Community College offers a comprehensive benefits package. Exempt (Administrative) staff who work 50% time or more are eligible for all benefits described on the Exempt Employee Benefits webpage.


Application Due Date: 2020-02-03
Job Start Date: 2020-03-02
Salary: $82000 - $90000
City: Everett
State/Province/Region: WA
Institution: Everett Community College
Reports To: Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Development
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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