Director of Institutional Research, #32886

Cottleville, MO
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Department: Institutional Research
Location: Cottleville, MO, USA
Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience
Pay Type: Salary
Employment Type: Full-Time Staff
St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.

SCC serves our community by focusing on academic excellence, student success, workforce advancement, and life-long learning within a global society. We celebrate diversity and we enrich the economic and cultural vitality of the region by providing an accessible, comprehensive, and supportive environment for teaching and learning. We are individuals, and we are part of a greater collective of people learning and working together. When we value one another's uniqueness, we gain a broader view of the world.

St. Charles Community College seeks a full-time Director of Institutional Research who is responsible for the institutional research function of the College, including data collection, coordination of institutional reporting, data analysis, data submission, and reviewing research. The Director ensures accurate, timely, and appropriate information is provided for internal and external reporting purposes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Oversees institutional reporting activities and responses to state, federal, and other outside requests for data and information. Serves as the primary data coordinator for the Missouri Department of Higher Education, serves as the IPEDS keyholder, coordinates the College's IPEDS reporting, and serves as the primary data coordinator for the Higher Learning Commission.Ensures the preparation of standard internal and external reports regarding student enrollment and other topics to support strategic and planning initiatives, decision-making, and College performance.Serves as internal consultant in the design, implementation, analysis and interpretation of studies of assessment of student learning outcomes, institutional assessment, and institutional effectiveness.Provides leadership in the development, administration, and analysis of peer data, benchmarking, and forecast modeling studies. Serves as campus internal subject-matter expert with regard to best practices for development and administration of survey studies. Provides oversight of institutional surveys, including survey design, survey content, survey deployment, and survey data use.Provides various data sets involving student, faculty, and staff statistics that will answer management questions about issues of institutional effectiveness, assessment, and the efficient use of College resources.

    Master's degree in statistical analysis, psychology, social science research, educational research, math, educational administration, or a closely related research field.Three or more years of experience applying advanced statistical methods for research purposes and data reporting. Proficient in quantitative and qualitative research design and analysis. Exceptional writing and research skills, organizational skills, multi-project management, advanced skills in statistical software (e.g. Excel and SPSS), and a collaborative leadership style are also required. A Ph.D. in a related field is preferred. Relevant experience in higher education is preferred.

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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