Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics

Location
Albany, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted
Jul 13, 2017
Ref
0600691
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

*Supervise the Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment team including setting priorities, assigning work, and ensuring staff members maintain the knowledge and skills required to function with efficiency and effectiveness.
*Incumbent develops, maintains, and uses institutional databases to support decision-making, assessment and evaluations, accreditation, program review, enrollment management and trend analysis, student equity and student success studies.
*Design and implement research projects that address real-time institutional issues, using appropriate qualitative and/or quantitative techniques to ensure validity, integrity, and consistency of data results
*Oversee design and implementation of surveys, questionnaires, and assessment initiatives
*Serve on committees as assigned, including the Institutional Strategic Planning Committee and Deans' Leadership Council.
* Oversee preparation and submission of data reports at state and federal levels; act as the university's liaison for reporting agencies by validating data in draft reports, troubleshooting data anomalies, and conveying all data-related concerns to university administration.
* Clearly communicates results of research to team and respective administrators; Respond to questions regarding research findings. Incorporate feedback from users into improved research design and reports.
* Use a system of tracking of requests and responses to ad hoc requests for information. Identify data sources, determine appropriate level of detail, prepare brief reports, and provide necessary documentation; prepare customized online data queries and reporting using the student information system.
*Identify and implement methods for improving reliability and consistency of reporting and form, improving integrity of student data in the student information system; explore methods for improving access to and dissemination of information from enterprise system in support of decision-making.
*Coordinate the acquisition of institutional, instructional, and student data; collect data from a variety of internal and external sources; work with ITS to define data parameters for extracting information from the university and/or other databases.
*Plan, design and administer institutional surveys. Initiate, coordinate and complete research projects from design, collection, data entry, predictive analytics, and statistical analysis to interpretation to reporting.
*Clarify research questions and specific information needs, employ appropriate research methods, interpret results, develop and present research findings in a variety of formats.
*Apply research and evaluation methodologies in support of institutional effectiveness measures and other internal accountability, retention, marketing or decision-support projects to determine future programming needs and provide data to help guide strategic planning.
*Establish and administer systematic data audit, problem-solving, and improvement processes for university data warehouse.
*Conduct routine assessments of and planning for the applied information technology needs of the campuses for student success.
*Work with key stakeholders to identify applied information technology needs and identify opportunities for process improvements.
*Provide data to support learning outcomes and assessment efforts to assist with institutional and program planning, including enrollment planning.
*Maintain safeguards around confidential and/or sensitive files and documents.
*Maintain cooperative working relationship with University staff, other organizations, and the public.
*Develop, maintain and control the departmental budget.
*Perform other related duties as required.