Director of the Office of Analytics, Planning, and Effectiveness
About Mills College:
Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit https://www.mills.edu/
The Director of the Office of Analytics, Planning, and Effectiveness is responsible for the Mills College data system and for the collection, analysis, stewardship, and communication of data to support strategic planning and decision-making. The Director deploys data visualization and predictive analytics to support student success, learning outcomes assessment, fiscal management, enrollment management, and advancement functions at the College. Working closely with College Officers and with academic leaders, the Director works to elevate the data story of Mills, and to enable responsive, data-informed decision-making at every level of the College. The work of the IRE office is critical to Mills efforts to advance gender and racial justice and educational equity, and the Director leads dialogs with campus constituents regarding equity-related data and associated action-planning.
Job Responsibilities include:
Leading and Partnering
Research and Reporting
- Produce census reports and enrollment projections every semester;
- Report monthly on central trends and processes;
- Weekly reporting of KPIs with an eye to predictive analysis;
- Real time and on demand reports and dashboards to monitor areas and to promote actions moving the College forward.
Managing Data System
Data Democracy and Strengthening Community Access to Data
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
This is a full-time, exempt position. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with college-matching after 6 month qualifying period, 22 days of vacation per year, 12 sick days and 17 paid holidays (subject to annual review). Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Voluntary benefits include: pet insurance, long-term care insurance, legal-assistance insurance, cellular provider discounts and computer hardware discounts.
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills non-discrimination policy, please go to https://inside.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php.
Please note that all positions are subject to a background check.
To apply, submit the following documents at http://mills.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=106624
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Review of applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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