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Assistant Director of Institutional Research

Application Procedure:

 Submit the following documents to with the job search # (403)in the subject line for processing.  

  • Cover letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Names and contact information for three (3) references.

If you have any questions please email  Thank you.

Job Duties

  • Supports the Director in the development of vision, mission, strategy and priorities for the IR office.
  • Provides leadership in fostering a self-service philosophy for routine reporting needs of decision-makers through the development of standardized data retrieval tools and University dashboards.
  • Compiles, prepares, and analyzes statistical data submissions to comply with reporting requirements for state and federal agencies.
  • Provides data and statistical analytical studies to support campus decision making activity.
  • Develops and administers surveys; compiles, analyzes and summarizes survey data; presents results to appropriate constituencies.
  • 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.
  • Uses business intelligence tools (such as CROA) to develop and deploy decision support products.
  • Prepares research findings in narrative and graphic formats (e.g. infographics).
  • Engages in professional development activity as appropriate.
  • 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.
  • Embodies values of caring and compassion, justice and integrity, competence and affirmation.
  • Seeks to treat each member of the campus community with fairness, dignity and respect seeking a spirit of unity and harmony as we join together to achieve our common mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline; excellent computer skills; experience with database management systems and data analysis; experience working with reporting/querying tools; a working knowledge of statistical packages (e.g. SPSS); strong oral, written, and problem-solving skills; keen attention to detail; the ability to work in a fast paced environment and to work both independently and as part of a team.

Experience working in a higher education environment and with the Datatel Colleague ERP system is desired but not required.

Institution Description

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission and be willing to support the mission and vision of the university. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.


Benefits available can be discussed in the interview.
Application Due Date: 2020-10-04
Job Start Date: 2020-09-11
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: St. Davids
State/Province/Region: PA
Institution: Eastern University
Remote Work: Remote work may be available during COVID-19
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Planning and Effectiveness

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