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Associate Director of Institutional Research

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Job Duties

Directs the Institutional Research responsibilities completed by the institutional research analysts, including but not limited to: approximately 100 annual ad-hoc requests; the annual Common Data Set; approximately 10 annual, large media institutional surveys by collaborating with cooperating departments on campus; and the annual Planning and Reference Fact Book, a web-based and printed publication of approximately 115 pages.Oversees authoring and reporting using the student information system for the entirety of the College of Charleston, primarily using Cognos/Argos. Completes or directs the completion of approximately 60 annual campus-wide student data requests for Cognos/Argos reports, including new requests and changes to existing reports. Provides training and technical support to campus-wide Cognos/Argos authors. Serves as the campus liaison between Cognos/Argos users and Information Technology during required Cognos/Argos system upgrades, including report testing and validation. Builds and maintains detailed documentation in Data Cookbook for Cognos/Argos student reporting. Administers the following projects within the IR office, and oversees all aspects related to their successful continued operation: accreditation reporting; senior leadership and executive reports; complex external surveys/studies such as the Delaware Cost Study, CSRDE and Great Colleges to Work For; maintaining the OIR website; and dashboard development and reporting using Tableau.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, mathematics/statistics, engineering, management information science, data processing or related field and a minimum of two years’ experience with Cognos or Argos, Tableau, SQL, and/or SAS within a higher education setting is required. Working knowledge of methods and techniques of data extraction, analysis, and reporting is preferred.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply. Requires proficiency with Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to create reports in Publisher and to create visualizations in Tableau. Understanding of methods and techniques of data extraction, data entry and reporting. Experience using reporting software tools such as Cognos, Argos or SAS is required. Experience developing survey assessment in Qualtrics is preferred. Knowledge of national data sources IPEDS, US News, and CSRDE and the ability to compile and report data from these sources.

Institution Description

Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized, public, liberal arts and sciences university. Distinguished by a small-college feel combined with the advantages and diversity of an urban, mid-sized university, the College serves a student body from its geographical area and also attracts diverse students from national and international communities. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a superior-quality undergraduate and graduate experience that meets society’s growing educational demands.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Application Due Date: 2022-08-29
Job Start Date: 2022-09-15
Salary: $61574 - $72440
City: Charleston
State/Province/Region: SC
Institution: College of Charleston
Reports To: Executive Director, Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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