Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Research

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Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Research Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201901317841 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $94,600 - $163,450 Position Information Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor of Planning, Budget and Administration, the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Research serves as an integral part of the University's strategic planning leadership. Leads the Institutional Research team to synthesize available data, identify hidden relationships and correlations, and create a foundation for predictive analytics. Provides leadership and stewardship in the development and implementation of campus databases, data definitions, and other systems that serve as the source of official statistical data. Effectively manages and analyzes institutional data to enable campus leadership to make data-driven decisions on how to align resources with campus strategic priorities.Final candidates will be required to give a presentation on a relevant Institutional Research issueThe anticipated start date for this position is June 2019. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in statistics, mathematics, business or social science with a quantitative concentration. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 8 - 13 years of related experience. Required Experience extracting data from student information systems. Preferred Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must have the ability to travel for seminars, trainings, meetings and other UC related business. Required
Minimum Requirements Understanding of data as demonstrated within a major statistical package (e.g. STATA, SAS, or SPSS).
Expertise with Windows-based software packages, including spreadsheet (Excel), word processing (Word), and presentation (PowerPoint) applications.
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team and demonstrated skills in staff management and development.
Position requires excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels.
Understanding of advanced statistical methods, such as multiple regression, logistic regression, ANOVA, time-series analysis, causal program evaluation methods, and survey analysis.
Demonstrates ability to function effectively as a member of a team. Demonstrates leadership in coordinating, facilitating, and conducting meetings for the purpose of resolving differences and working toward institutional goals.
Able to provide thorough quantitative analysis and understand data warehousing.
Demonstrates excellent ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, complex and technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Preferred Qualifications Has thorough knowledge of organization and system protocols and procedures.

Demonstrated success completing numerous rankings and other critical external surveys (e.g. IPEDS, US News, and NCAA Graduation Success Rate).

Has thorough knowledge of finance, accounting, business and systems operations.

Knowledge of national, institutional, and local standards and practices surrounding the definitions of various IR constructs, such as graduation rates, instructional workload, time-to-degree, cohort definitions, race/ethnicity, FTE, and many others. Ability to adapt and respond to new data reporting requirements based on emerging needs.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 2/13/2019
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