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Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE. The application deadline will remain open until the position is filled.

Job Duties

  • The Associate Director is the IPEDS key holder and will coordinate these efforts ensuring that key offices submit their data in a timely manner.
  • The Associate Director will be the institutional representative to HEDS and would coordinate other national surveys, including NSSE.
  • In collaboration with the Associate Dean of Faculty, be responsible for the CDS and submitting data to US News and others.
  • Work collaboratively with Admissions/Financial Aid, and others on data collection for many surveys.   
  • In collaboration with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness maintain an accurate and current Factbook/Dashboard (work with Academic Affairs on data collection and the President’s office on presentation).
  • Design and administer in-house surveys for various constituencies and make survey tools available to campus stakeholders; ensure accuracy in data analysis, professional appearance and data privacy.
  • Provide deliverables using professional narratives and results using visual displays and infographics appropriate to the project.
  • Assist the Director of Institutional Effectiveness with assessment and other projects as needed.
  • Assists with the recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of graduate interns, Poet Interns and student workers.
  • Performs other functions and tasks, such as maintaining, updating and publishing content on the OIRA website and Moodle site.
  • Coordinates the course evaluation administration process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred in research and evaluation, data science/analytics or another related field.
  • Minimum two – three years’ related experience in relevant areas of institutional research and some experience with assessment and accreditation.
  • Experience with data analysis software, data visualization software and proficiency with Excel and Access or Argos.
  • Our enterprise management system is Ellucian/Banner and the Associate Director will need to pull data from Banner.
  • Experience analyzing data using an equity and inclusion lens.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative environment, engaging students, faculty, and staff in the implementation of effective and comprehensive assessment activities.

Confidentiality: Must maintain strict confidentiality of student records and in the performance of duties.   

Institution Description

Whittier College is an independent, four-year Liberal Arts College distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally recognized liberal arts program. Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body. The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles.


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Application Due Date: 2023-02-13
Job Start Date: 2023-02-13
Salary: $75000 - $80000
City: Whittier
State/Province/Region: CA
Institution: Whittier College
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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