Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Effectiveness, and Planning

Durham, NC
Feb 12, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Effectiveness, and Planning Position Number 611364 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track No FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months If time limited, duration date Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The AVC leads the development of a comprehensive integrated system of data collection, research, assessment, evaluation and reporting that supports strategic academic and operational planning. S/he evaluates progress on key goals, works with faculty to assure academic quality, and seeks solutions to achieve effective programs and operations. The AVC is responsible for proactive questioning and targeted research and analysis on a wide range of institutional and academic issues and synthesizing diverse data points into a coherent set of actionable findings and recommendations. Additionally, the ideal candidate will serve a pivotal role in creating an environment of assessment that promotes the usage of research and data analysis to support continuous improvements of strategic priorities and functions of the University. Furthermore, the AVC for IREP will be responsible for guiding the University’s efforts to demonstrate: compliance of accreditation standards in a timely manner; submission of reports at local, state and federal levels; and fulfillment of the institutional mission.

Primary Purpose of Position

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is currently seeking applicants for the Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning (IREP). As a member of the Provost’s leadership team, this position serves as a strategic partner in creating an environment that promotes and supports using research and data analysis to guide decision making and institutional improvement.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Have proven skills in working with senior leadership, while demonstrating integrity, credibility, sound judgment, and tact
•Evidence of experience in data translation; advanced data management; statistical analyses and predictive modeling analysis of short and long-term trends critical to strategic planning, financial decision-making, and reporting to internal and external constituencies.
•Comprehensive skills and programming experience with relational database software Microsoft BI stack, business intelligence tools, and OLAP structures.
•Advanced proficiency in relevant components of Microsoft Office, including Access and Excel.
•Effective interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written.
•Ability to effectively interact with internal and external constituents of diverse backgrounds and present detailed and complex data in different formats and to different audiences.
•Prior experience with OLAP, Banner by Ellucian, and experience working with and supporting Tableau are strongly preferred

Minimum Education/Experience

•A master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in a related field of study is required.
•Possess both the capacity to understand how data systems interact with multiple institutional functions, and the managerial expertise to collaboratively devise solutions to meet multiple needs.
•Three to five years of job-related experience.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA01577P Open Date 12/21/2018 Date desired for closing or initial review 02/11/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Position Available 03/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will need to provide a Leadership Philosophy Statement

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  2. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

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