Assistant Director (Institutional Research)

St. Louis, MO
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under general direction, assists with the development and implementation of research, assessment, evaluation and reporting to support planning, decision-making, and institutional effectiveness; coordinates, completes, and oversees the completion of various institutional, agency, state, and federal reports, questionnaires, and surveys.

Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research, analysis, and statistical methods
Knowledge of institutional research and evaluation processes, including design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting
Knowledge of relational databases and the use of computer applications to manipulate and analyze data
Knowledge of SAS, SPSS, SQL, Cognos, Tableau and Microsoft Office suite programs
Analytical writing skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work both as a member of a team and independently
Experience conducting higher education reporting including state and federal accreditation requirements
Experience with state and federal reporting systems

Master's degree; supplemented with three to five (3-5) years of related work experience.Plans, designs, and implements research projects, providing campus-wide analytical support for academics, recruitment, enrollment planning, and student success and retention.

Is responsible for timely completion of various surveys including State of Missouri, US Federal government and other external reports, which includes Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Missouri Department of Higher Education, College and University Professional Association (CUPA), American Association of University Professors (AAUP), and other reports to external constituents.

Assists in development and maintenance of key visualizations and measurements of research and survey results disseminated to decision-makers for data-driven decision-making.

Manages the University's data and works with other internal offices to improve the accuracy and integrity of data including compiling student census reports.

Performs statistical analyses using a wide range of data and analytic techniques; communicates results to stakeholder; performs other duties as assigned.