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Assistant Director

Application Procedure:

For additional information and to apply, please complete an online application at http://careers.loyola.edu/postings/5124 and attach a resume, cover letter and list of three professional references at the appropriate prompt on the application. The cover letter should address the ways in which the applicant’s professional experience meets the position requirements.

Job Duties

SCOPE:

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the Assistant Director will serve as the 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 

  • 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.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS


  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline required, Master’s degree preferred
    • A minimum of 5-8 years of related work experience required
    • At least two years of experience with database management systems and data analysis
    • Experience working in a college/university setting is desired but not required
    • Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Tableau
    • Experience with reporting/querying tools including Business Objects
    • Experience working with large datasets and a working knowledge of SPSS
    • Experience with the Datatel Colleague ERP system is desired but not required

 

  • Technical Skills:
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills:
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and solve data analysis problems
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and follow through all phases to completion

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills:
    • Ability to succeed in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to apply tact and good judgment in dealing with all levels of university staff, administrators, and faculty
    • Discretion in handling confidential information

 

 

Institution Description

Loyola University Maryland has an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to serve as Assistant Director in the Office of Institutional Research. The Office of Institutional Research consists of five professional staff with the addition of student assistants (undergraduate and graduate) during the academic year. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the Assistant Director supervises the analysts and assists in performing the collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of official university data to both external and internal constituencies. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (Master’s preferred) and at least 5-8 years of related work experience required.

For additional information and to apply, please complete an online application at http://careers.loyola.edu/postings/5124 and attach a resume, cover letter and list of three professional references at the appropriate prompt on the application. The cover letter should address the ways in which the applicant’s professional experience meets the position requirements.

Benefits

Application Due Date: 2020-08-12
Job Start Date: 2020-09-28
Salary: $65000 - $72000
City: Baltimore
State/Province/Region: MD
Institution: Loyola University of Maryland
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 2
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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