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Director of Institutional Research

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Job Duties

The Director of Institutional Research provides vision and leadership for guiding the university’s institutional research efforts, particularly those associated with student success and institutional effectiveness.  The Director provides information and analytic support to the University’s administrative decision-makers in order to facilitate strategic planning, policy making, resource allocations, enrollment projections, and other processes requiring sound strategic analysis. 

Job Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)


  • Master’s degree, or equivalency, in statistics, business, social sciences or a related field is required.


  • Minimum of five years in college or university institutional research or a comparable research-related position.
  • Experience in higher education data collection, analysis, and reporting.


  • CPA or related professional certification would be helpful.

Work-Related Knowledge

  • Experience and knowledge of statistical packages.
  • Knowledge of higher education principles, practices and procedures.
  • Familiarity with regional accreditation practices and standards.

Institution Description

Misericordia University, an 87-year-old institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy, offering baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours from New York City, and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service leadership has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.


Application Due Date: 2022-01-31
Job Start Date: 2021-11-23
Salary: $55000 - $90000
City: Dallas
State/Province/Region: PA
Institution: Misericordia University
Reports To: Vice President of Finance and Administration
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: N/A

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