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Senior Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Accr

Application Procedure:

Applications are accepted online only at:
https://www.yosemite.edu/recruitment/employmentopportunities/
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Please note: The District does not integrate with the third party service of Interfolio; therefore, reference letters must be submitted along with the application documents required.

SELECTION PROCEDURES

Only online application packets will be accepted including:
 YCCD Administrative online application
• Resume
• Personal letter of interest

Those applicants selected for personal interview will be notified by email or phone. In accordance with Board policy official offers of employment will be made only by the Chancellor or Vice Chancellor/Human Resources, YCCD. Final appointment is subject to confirmation by the Board of Trustees.
Federal law requires the District employ only US citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. Written verification of employment eligibility is required.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
A background investigation of new employees is required, including reference checks and a state criminal history report. Employment will not begin until the history check has been cleared by Human Resources. The cost for the criminal history report will be the responsibility of the successful candidate.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

The District may hire more than one applicant with this applicant pool.

The Yosemite Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Yosemite Community College District (Modesto Junior College and Columbia College) not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or disability in its educational programs and its employment practices. YCCD BP 3410 Nondiscrimination can be found at: https://www.yosemite.edu/trustees/board_policy/3410%20Nondiscrimination.pdf
Title IX Sexual Harassment regulations define Title IX Sexual Harassment to include four terms “as defined in” the Clery Act and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking.

In accordance with 34 C.F.R. §§ 100.6(d), 104.8, and 106.9; and 28 C.F.R. § 35.106, the following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504/Title II policies:

District Title IX/Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Yosemite Community College District
2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 575-7935

Job Duties

Knowledge Of: 
  • California Education Code and Title V regulations and laws, regulations, and statutes applicable to assigned areas of responsibility 
  • Research project planning and design.  
  • Broad knowledge of District operations, organization, policies and objectives. 
  • Current and emerging educational technologies and principles for the effective use of technology in improving student access, success, and equity. 
  • Research methodology and reporting processes. 
  • Research design and implementation. 
  • Principles, techniques and terminology used in statistical analysis. 
  • Statistical application software, such as SAS or SPSS and the use of college or state provided data warehouses.   
  • State and federal laws, codes and regulations concerning research and evaluation. 
  • State and national level research and planning organizations.  
  • Accountability reporting in higher education at either the state or national level. 
  • Lived experiences of students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, and ethnic communities 
  • Researching academic data through an equity lens.  
  • Oral and written communication skills. 
  • Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy. 
Ability To: 
  • Develop, coordinate and maintain an annual cycle of an institutional research agenda and planning activities. 
  • Establish and provide districtwide leadership and direction to the design, prioritization, implementation and assessment of an ongoing research agenda that supports District goals.  
  • Manage the analysis of research data which may impact the District’s long-range planning process.  
  • Coordinate the preparation of clear and concise reports, recommendations and analyses.  
  • Determine appropriate data gathering and reporting procedures.  
  • Analyze data and recommend improvements in operations, systems, procedures, policies and methods.  
  • Reason logically and creatively and present alternative recommendations.  
  • Communicate effectively through multiple modalities with diverse internal and external stakeholders  
  • Translate research data into meaningful commentary that will influence district perspectives and activities.  
  • Collaborate with and effectively support leadership in planning, accreditation, review and research inquiries.  
  • Read, interpret, and apply laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines impacting the effective, efficient, and equitable performance of the assigned areas and the District’s comprehensive operations 
  • Plan, organize and supervise the work of others.  
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.  
  • Meet schedules and timelines.  
  • Work confidentially with discretion. 
  • Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeat occurrences 
  • Create a culture of shared accountability for effective performance within assigned areas 

Job Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
    • Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in statistics, mathematics, economics, social science, education, or related field. An earned doctorate or other equivalent terminal degree is preferred; and 
    • Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible institutional research management experience related to the general duties and responsibilities of this position and two (2) years in an administrative capacity (Director, Vice President, or equivalent position). Management experience in higher education preferred; and  demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. 

Institution Description

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Application Close Date: Monday, January 9, 2023 at 11:59pm

Site: Yosemite Community College District/Central Services
Salary: $11,085-$14,096 2022-2023 Management Salary Schedule/Range 46
New appointees with no previous out-of district management experience will be placed at Step A.
Benefits: The District currently pays for a number of health options for the employee and dependents. 

Under general administrative direction, serves as Senior Director of Institutional Research, Planning, and Accreditation; design, plan, organize, direct, administer, review, and evaluate districtwide institutional research, accreditation, strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, and educational technology programs and services; and preparation of reports for external agencies and internal constituencies. Provide leadership in accordance with the District’s Educational Master Plan and strategic plan goals and objectives. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Education: Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in statistics, mathematics, economics, social science, education, or related field. An earned doctorate or other equivalent terminal degree is preferred; and 
  • Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible institutional research management experience related to the general duties and responsibilities of this position and two (2) years in an administrative capacity (Director, Vice President, or equivalent position).
  • Management experience in higher education preferred; and demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. 



Benefits

The District currently pays for a number of health options for the employee and dependents. Employees may elect to pay a premium for a higher health option. Vision care and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents is District paid. Income protection and life insurance premiums for the employee are also District paid.
Application Due Date: 2023-02-05
Job Start Date: 2022-04-01
Salary: $11085 - $14096
City: Modesto
State/Province/Region: CA
Institution: Yosemite Community College District
Reports To: Vice Chancellor of Educational Support Services
Staff # Reporting to Position: 6
Reports In Office: Yosemite Community College District -Central Services

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