Coordinates and organizes the components of community, college-wide, and state surveys including those required by the WTCS, new program needs assessments, HLC accreditation, course assessments, and other surveys as requested. Compiles and communicates results.
Provides guidance to councils and teams, leadership, faculty, and staff in using and accessing data.
Develops and conducts trainings on using data, including the Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) Data and Evidence Analysis course.
Conduct analysis of data, and share findings to assist leadership, faculty and staff make data informed decisions.
Research job outlook, program viability, demographic data and other information required for the support of new programs, program modifications offered at the college, or evidence to support grant applications.
Conducts and coordinates college research activities. Meets with key stakeholders to identify research question to be answered. Works with IT and other departments as appropriate to gather data sets needed to conduct research. Runs statistical analysis to identify correlations or other relationships between data elements. Summarizes results in a format that is clear and meaningful for decision-making.
Assists with organizing, collecting, and utilizing data and metrics essential for assessing college improvement related to college accreditation and strategic planning; work with college teams and councils to collect and report data on progress toward college goals for strategic planning, HLC required continuous improvement and provides recommendations to improve processes.
Assists with College and Program accreditations; collects and compiles data for annual updates required by college and program accreditors for continued compliance with accreditation per guidelines and criteria by the individual entities.
Participates as a member of the cross-functional Data Governance Workgroup reporting to the Executive Team.
Attends statewide Research Committee meetings, and participates on appropriate college councils, committees, and work groups.
Assists with efforts in maintaining, updating, and improving databases, systems, and records to ensure data integrity and accuracy, and compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations, as well as college policies; work may involve updating electronic and other documents; resolving information discrepancies; and/or forwarding information to appropriate departments.
Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.
Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience working in related field required, preferably in higher education.
This position provides comprehensive institutional research services for Southwest Tech in order to enhance data-driven decision making and college effectiveness in meeting college goals. This position applies quantitative & qualitative research and statistical analysis methods to collect data and evidence of student learning; evaluate data, interpret results, identify emerging trends and student learning results; and make recommendations to improve student success.
Health Savings Account
Health Club Access
Wisconsin Retirement System Contribution
On-campus day care (hourly rate charge)