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Lead Equity Researcher

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at which includes:

  1. Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references
  5. Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred
  6. Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

 **All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature:  Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

 ***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications.  Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.  Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example:  Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

 You will only be able to upload five (5) documents.  Please send any document for your application that is over the allotted amount to You will not be able to save your application and resume at another time.  The system will time out after 45 minutes.

Job Duties

The Lead Equity Researcher is responsible for data collection, analysis, and communicating findings to faculty and staff. This includes, tracking and analyzing diversity and equity metrics for academic and non-academic programs, measuring and analyzing the effectiveness of initiatives focused on creating a culture of equity that drives student retention and success strategies, collecting summative and formative data for student success by course and by department to demonstrate equity outcomes for diverse populations, and communicating with all stakeholders to interpret data sets and guide faculty and staff’s understanding of data to effect appropriate instructional outcomes.  

 This position supports faculty and staff with tracking equity outcomes over time. The Lead Equity Researcher links data with action plans for instruction and professional development, disseminates information regarding initiative progress and evaluation, and facilitates data-driven discussions with faculty, chairs, deans and provost to increase data-driven decisions. 

This position is fully grant-funded and contingent upon continued funding.

Job Qualifications




Master’s degree in research-related field such as statistics, mathematics, social science, psychology/behavioral science, information science, or related field with coursework in statistics and research methodology.


Two (2) years of full-time professional experience in educational research or a related field. 


  • Knowledge of, and experience using standard statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel spreadsheets and Access databases.
  • Strong experience with quantitative and statistical research methods and design.
  • Experience in qualitative research methods and design.
  • Evidence of independence/leadership on research teams.
  • Good organizational skills across multiple projects, managing own workload, self-directed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience with equity-focused work.
  • Data management and integration of data sources.
  • Experience in Institutional Research.
  • Experience serving as a data analyst on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work with a data warehouse such as COGNOS.

Institution Description

Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues.  When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students. 


If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.
Application Due Date: 2020-04-09
Job Start Date: 2020-05-01
Salary: $48438.64 - $53282.5
City: Denver
State/Province/Region: CO
Institution: Community College of Denver
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research and Planning
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Planning

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