Southwestern College

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants, plan, design, conduct, and assist in coordinating a comprehensive institutional research program; provide information and research required for the provision of information on Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity plans via written reports, tables, graphics, oral presentations and a variety of computer-mediated formats. Perform extensive and technical institutional research and evaluation duties including those related to State and Federal mandated programs and activities; design and perform research and evaluation of institutional planning issues; coordinate research activities with District departments and groups; prepare reports for State and Federal agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and assure institutional effectiveness.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, economics or social science; and three years of responsible experience conducting professional level research in or similar to institutional research. Graduate work in a field that contributes to designing and conducting valid research studies is desirable and may substitute for two years of experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency using the following PC programs: SPSS, Access, Excel, eLumen, and Word. Experience in higher education preferably at the community college level with community college institutional research background; Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or Social/Educational Research or closely related field and three years of experience with relevant computer hardware and software is preferred.

Range 32, Steps 1-6, $5,127.00-$6,240.00. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, and generous sick leave package.

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.

STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line:

	(1)	Letter of application (cover letter)
	(2)	SWC on-line application
	(3)	Resume
	(4)	Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
	(5)	Supplemental questionnaire

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.

All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.

If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.