Institutional Data and Analytics Manager

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Institutional Data and Analytics Manager

Sugar Grove, IL
Full-time Support Staff
Dickson Center, Sugar Grove Campus

The InstitutionalData and Analytics Manager reports to the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness /Title V Project Director and supervises two Data Analysts. This position willcreate, implement and refine existing and new technology and dataresources/tools that will support departments in applying evidence-based practicesto make data-informed decisions. This position is responsible for executinginstitutional projects including, but not limited to, the implementation ofdepartment dashboards, developing reports to meet stakeholder needs, andutilizing predictive analytics tools to support student success.


Lead the Data and Analytics team to collaborate with departments throughout the college; become a trusted data and insights provider to internal stakeholders.

Ensure regular reporting of key metrics, data strategy, and communicate successes to all college stakeholders.

Interact and collaborate with executive leadership to understand their decision making needs and serve as a liaison with other system source owners (IT, M&C, Admissions, Retention, etc.) so that data is available and utilized effectively across the institution.

Identify the data needed to support institutional initiatives, accreditation processes, and quality improvement processes, and, if needed, develop methods to collect and store that data within new or existing systems.

Facilitate the development and implementation of dashboards and other reporting functionality for end users.

Design and document an institutional data governance system, in collaboration with IT and other relevant stakeholders that includes documented data definitions, data steward guidelines, and other appropriate documentation.

Supervise the Data Analysts.

Identify, design and recommend pilot studies and ongoing evaluation models for institutional programs and services.

Serve on college committees and carry out other professional duties as may be required to represent Institutional Effectiveness.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Research, Psychology, Sociology, Computer Science, Math or related field strongly preferred.

Five to eight years of experience in a post secondary educational institution or research office.

Two to four years of supervisory or project management experience required.

Data mining and data analysis skills with the ability to present complex information in a simple manner, discern the business problem, and recommend actions to others.

Ability to manage ambiguity while presenting alternatives and new ideas to staff and stakeholders outside of Institutional Effectiveness.

Previous interaction and/or work experience with Information Technology preferred.

Ability to use statistics in conducting research. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g., VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables) and experience with statistical analysis packages and coding (e.g., SQL, R, Python)) are required.

Effective teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills.

Strong project management skills to manage multiple projects successfully to completion.

Please attach the following documents when applying:

  1. Cover Letter-Yes
  2. Resume-Yes
  3. References-Yes (Can be provided at interview)
  4. Transcripts-Yes (Can be provided at interview)

Position Details
Grant Funded: No
Compensation Range: 70,252.00 - 70,252.00 (starting pay reflected)
Compensation Type: Salaried
Work Schedule: M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Work Hours: 40
Testing: Yes
Targeted Hire Date: 3/1/2021

Special Instructions: Please attach all requirement documents at time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time