Antelope Valley College
Full time, 12 months
Salary: Range 19, $4,339.27/mo. + benefits
Deadline: October 7, 2019
Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment
Under the direction of Director of Institutional Research and Planning, perform extensive and technical institutional research and evaluation duties, including those related to State-mandated matriculation programs and activities; design and perform research and evaluation of District matriculation and other institutional planning issues; coordinate matriculation research activities with District departments and groups; prepare reports for District personnel and State agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and assure institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: E = indicates essential duties of the position
• Perform extensive and technical planning, design, research and evaluation duties related to institutional planning projects, including State-mandated matriculation programs and activities; design and perform research and evaluation of District matriculation, other institutional planning projects and a variety of internal and external issues. (E)
• Utilize accurate statistical procedures and sampling techniques for institutional research projects; assure high levels of confidence and reliability to survey results. (E)
• Create, develop and maintain databases utilizing a mainframe computer related to student enrollment projections, follow-up studies and analysis of program enrollment patterns. (E)
• Collect, assemble and perform statistical analysis; determine appropriate statistic for data types including frequencies, chi-square, correlation, multiple regression and others. (E)
• Prepare reports for District personnel and State agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and to assure institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding; prepare and revise reports with accompanying tabular, graphic and statistical contents, descriptions of analytical methods used and narrative of findings and conclusions for college and matriculation research and evaluation. (E)
• Identify and extract a variety of requested data; inspect and code data in preparation for analysis; create project documentation and databases. (E)
• Operate a variety of software packages used on personal computers for data analysis, data management, graphics and word processing. (E)
• Communicate with appropriate college staff, stakeholders and other community college districts in analysis, competition and interpretation of data; respond to research questions as requested; describe fundings; attend and conduct meetings. (E)
• Perform related duties as assigned
• Standard and advanced statistical procedures related to sampling, correlation analysis, projections and other quantitative measures applied to education, social and program research and evaluation.
• Regression techniques, principles and tables.
• Research design for original data collection and analysis.
• Use of personal computers and mainframe and appropriate software packages, including proficient use of standard statistical software.
• Technical report writing skills in organizing and presenting narrative and statistical information.
• Technical aspects of field of specialty.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary, oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking techniques.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Perform extensive and technical research and evaluation duties.
• Design forms for various research purposes and target audiences.
• Design and perform research and evaluation of District matriculation and other institutional planning issues.
• Interpret and apply applicable sections of the State Education Code and other related laws and regulations.
• Interact with, participate on and conduct presentations to District faculty, college groups, committees and others.
• Prepare reports for District personnel and State agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and to assure institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding.
• Utilize accurate statistical procedures and sampling techniques, create, develop and maintain computer databases.
• Create and maintain necessary research documentation, files and records related to various research projects.
• Conduct meetings and interviews necessary for investigation and data collection related to assigned research projects.
• Work as a team member with other research staff and members of college staff involved in institutional and matriculation research projects, grants development and other related activities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to (*see Note below): Associate’s degree with coursework in statistics, mathematics, or economics and three years increasingly responsible experience involving related research and analysis activities and projects.
* Note: Up to one year of additional education (with coursework as listed above) may be substituted for up to one year of required experience.
Seeing to read and analyze statistical data,
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer, mouse and peripheral equipment.
For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.