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Institutional Research Administrator

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please complete our online application by clicking here. Include your resume and cover letter, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement. Offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check.

Job Duties


Supports the division of Academic Affairs by: 

  • Providing general statistics and managing institutional research requirements of the College
  • Implementing an institutional research plan based on best practices and emerging trends in institutional research
  • Conducting statistical forecasts to support institutional planning and assessment in support of the College's mission and strategic initiatives

Job Qualifications


  • A master's degree is required
  • At least 5 years of experience in higher education institutional research, data collection, and analysis reporting


  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to communicate findings to relevant stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated ability in designing a variety of surveys and in writing reports
  • Proficiency with statistical and survey software, relational databases, student information systems and web page development
  • Knowledge of higher education accreditation requirements and ability to support academic departments in improving assessment practices
  • Capacity for creative thinking regarding approaches to program creation and problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff and administrators
  • Commitment to a team-based and inter-disciplinary model that champions student success
  • Capacity to administer budget responsibly
  • Ability to be flexible in shifting priorities and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  • Possess a positive attitude to foster a cohesive working environment

Institution Description

About Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. 

Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy, Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic college. We offer to our 2000 on-campus and online students a unique mix of undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs with a strong liberal arts foundation. 

Additionally, the College provides certificates and undergraduate and advanced degrees for thousands more working adults who reside throughout the United States and in more than 20 other countries through an online learning program. Learn more at

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine embraces justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion as important cornerstones for academic excellence, student success, institutional and community resilience, and as vital expressions of our Catholic identity, Mercy Charism, and Core Values. We commit ourselves to nurturing highly competent and deeply compassionate leaders ready to serve in a vulnerable world. 

Recognizing the dignity of all persons, we seek to address instances of injustice both within and outside our College community from a stance of informed advocacy. In this way we fulfill our core value of community, which calls on us to demonstrate a spirit of connectedness with one another through expressions of hospitality, courtesy, inclusivity, and collaboration.  Saint Joseph's College is the community that grows community, preparing whole people to a whole world. Learn more here.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer and applications from members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. We consider all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race (including traits associated with race, including hair texture, Afro hairstyles, and protective hairstyles), color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, genetic information, military status, sex or gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, familial status, protected whistleblower activity, previous assertion of workers’ compensation claim, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Specific questions may be emailed to: or call 207-893-7757.

Mission Statement

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and animated by the vision of Catherine McCauley, is a Catholic college in the liberal arts tradition distinguished by its welcoming community. We foster an on-going dialogue between faith and reason so as to prepare our learners to live meaningful lives that improve the world around them.

Vision Statement 

In fulfillment of its mission, Saint Joseph's College of Maine will be a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community that forms individuals who practice humility, justice, and compassion, as Jesus did, in solidarity with the marginalized. 


Saint Joseph’s College offers a comprehensive benefits package on a defined contribution platform. We’ll provide you with a set amount of money (a defined contribution) to spend on your benefits through the PlanSource portal which houses a broad array of benefits products – from three (3)medical plans, three (3) dental plans and vision to life, disability, critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, legal and identity theft, and pet insurances. Employee benefits also include contributions
made by the College in your behalf for social security and workers’ compensation. There are various options available for tuition remission. The College also provides $25k in life insurance benefits (with
additional supplemental coverage available for purchase) and discretionary contributions to our defined contribution retirement plan.
There is a one-year eligibility requirement for the match contribution in the College retirement plan. You will be automatically enrolled in the plan with a 3% contribution in the College 403(b) retirement
plan effective your date of hire. Finally, each benefit-eligible employee also receives paid earned time, Maine earned paid leave, paid
holidays, and long-term illness benefit.
Application Due Date: 2023-05-31
Job Start Date: 2023-06-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Standish
State/Province/Region: ME
Institution: Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Reports To: Senior Vice President of Learning and Programs/Academic Affairs
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Learning and Programs/Academic Affairs

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