Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics

Albany, Georgia
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Jul 13, 2017
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.