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Institutional Research Director - Provost Office

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Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.

Job Duties

Hunter College· seeks a proactive Director to take a lead position in the reorganization of its Institutional Research Office, which designs and conducts studies to inform College policy and decision-making. The work of this office is critical to the development, evaluation, and analysis of Hunter's initiatives in academic areas, student affairs, and enrollment management.

In addition to the general duties, the Director will:

•Design and oversee research efforts with an institutional scope and assists departments and offices with focused research needs.

•Create and conduct a research program of longitudinal studies, survey research, outcomes assessment and other policy studies as needed.

•Develop institutional research data systems, workflows, and other resources.

•Maintain standard management information and official statistics for internal and external reporting and surveys.

•Collaborate across academic and student affairs to support student success initiatives.

•Prepare and interpret analytic reports, research findings, and their implications.

•Supervise research staff.

Job Qualifications

BA/BS required and at least eight (8) years of appropriate experience in the area in which his/her responsibility will lie.

Expertise in statistical techniques from descriptive to multivariate; thorough understanding of researchmethods: expertise in using R and/or SPSS for creation and manipulation of large datasets, proficiency in Tableau, working with complex file structures and data analysis); ability to work independently and learn quickly; excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills; graduate degree in a relevant analytic or social science discipline (e.g., Dat aAnalytics, Statistics, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Sociology) is desirable. Familiarity with CUNY databases and IR functions is desirable. Familiarity with campus-wide student success initiatives is desirable.

Institution Description

Hunter College of the City University of New York, a distinguished public university, values learning in the liberal arts and sciences as a cornerstone of individual development and a vital foundation for a more just and inclusive society. Continuing our long tradition of expanding opportunity, we seek students from all backgrounds to engage in a rigorous educational experience that prepares them to become leaders and innovators in their communities and in the world. Hunter also contributes to intellectual discourse by supporting excellent scholarship and creative activity by its accomplished faculty.

Hunter undergraduate, graduate and professional curricula challenge students to think critically—to approach problems from multiple perspectives, distinguish the questions each raises, and recognize the kinds of evidence each values. The College’s academic programs stress the significance of human diversity, emphasize research and artistic creation, and invite students to extend their education beyond campus. We cultivate the qualities our graduates need to thrive in their chosen careers and make a difference as active citizens.

We embrace our setting at the heart of New York City—we seek to draw on its energy, capitalize on its remarkable resources, weave it into the fabric of our teaching, research and creative expression, and give back to it through our service and citizenship.


CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Application Due Date: 2021-09-29
Job Start Date: 2021-11-15
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: New York
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: Hunter College, CUNY
Reports To: Provost
Staff # Reporting to Position: 3
Reports In Office: Provost

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