Director, Institutional Research and Data Governance

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DepartmentThe University of Toronto (UofT) seeks a deeply analytical and strategicleader for the position of Director, Institutional Research and Data Governance(IRDG). As organizations reflect on the importance of examining and leveragingdata to ensure the making of decisions are both excellent and informed, this istruly a propitious time for a seasoned leader to be at the helm of this newly createdportfolio.

Reporting to the AssistantVice-President, Planning & Budget, theDirector works closely with the university’s senioradministration—across its three campuses—to develop and maintain a coordinatedapproach to data-driven decision making. TheDirector serves as an adviser and consultant to senior management on policydecisions and strategic direction, particularly on questions of institutionalperformance measurement, international rankings submissions, and management ofadministrative data assets. Additionally, the Director will adviseon a business intelligence roadmap to leverage data assets, facilitate thedevelopment of analytical capacity across the institution, and foster inter-divisionalcollaboration on data projects. TheDirector, Institutional Research and Data Governance is a vital member of theuniversity’s management team and hasprimary responsibility for developing and implementing the University’s datagovernance framework.


CampusThe idealcandidate is an astute, big-picture thinker—someone with demonstratedexperience in the area of institutional analysis and research as well asenterprise-wide data governance. The person who will realize success in therole has or will develop a sophisticated understanding of the post-secondaryenvironment in the province of Ontario, and will be a reliable and strategicresource to colleagues across the University’s tri-campus system. As faculty,staff, and students of UofT work hard to maintain the institution’s highlycollegial and inclusive environment, the Director must genuinely exhibit valuesof collaboration, inclusivity, and respect—in all their forms—be highly ethicalin all aspects in their work and activities, and have a track record of workingin partnership with a wide range of stakeholders. A graduatedegree is desirable, particularly in a quantitative discipline (e.g.mathematics, statistics, and economics, etc.), though the equivalentcombination of experience and education will be considered.

Department: Planning and Budget
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Schedule: Full-time
Job Field: Finance / Budget / Planning / Audit
Job Posting: Sep 12, 2019
Job Closing: Oct 17, 2019, 11:59:00 PM




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Posted: 9/14/2019
Application Due: 10/19/2019
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