Manager, Institutional Research Location:
Green Bay Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Department: College Advancement
Reports To: Vice President, College Advancement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Grade: F
Amount of Travel Required: Day & Overnight-one day/month
Positions Supervised: Institutional Researcher-Program Evaluation Specialist, Institutional Researcher, Institutional Research Specialist, Compliance Surveys and Reporting Specialist, part-time staff
LOCATION: Green Bay
STANDARD HOURS: 40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.
SALARY RANGE: $99,486 - $121,595 per year
*Salaries/Wages for all finalists (internal and external) will be based upon education, experiences, current wages, and internal equity.
Required online application available on website: www.nwtc.edu/jobs
The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. You belong here. See why you will love working at NWTC. POSITION SUMMARY
Lead and develop institutional and project level applied research to improve student success and support decision-making processes. Conceptualize, design, and conduct institutional analytic studies. Prepare and disseminate appropriate information to stakeholders and constituents in support of NWTC’s strategic goals and initiatives and efforts related to student success.
Produce descriptive, inferential, and predictive analyses of institutional student success research. Oversee and participate in the collection, management and analysis of student-record data using multivariate statistical techniques. Guide the development and update of predictive models for student persistence and completion, as well as provide other strategic research support for student success. Supervise project level applied research, data collection and reporting conducted by the Institutional Researcher and IR Data Reporting Specialist.
Oversee external reporting to regulatory agencies at the state, regional and federal levels, as well as national benchmarking projects. Provide guidance of the design and administration of student surveys, including national survey initiatives. Serve as IR lead for the Dream Catchers Core Team, Data Jedi, and national best practice initiatives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description. Essential Functions Statement(s)
Lead all functions of the Institutional Research teamCollaborate with teams across the college to spearhead data collection and analysis to address institutional prioritiesConduct descriptive and predictive analyses to better support system level decision making. Prepare and provide visual, written, and oral presentations of data and analyses in a manner that leads to understanding and action by those receiving the work of institutional research Utilize data from various sources including existing institutional data and relevant external data to provide systemic analytics of student success.Provide leadership and oversight to the project level research of the institutional researcher.Oversee survey research projects, including the development of survey strategies and plans; instruments; survey administration; and sharing of results within the campus community.Analyze survey data to support key institutional priorities including student retention, engagement, and satisfaction with clear, timely, and actionable information that is summarized in reports and visualizations.
Collaborate with IIT to manage institutional data and to ensure data used to make decisions are accurate, relevant, and accessible.Lead the Institutional Research Board. Create policy, recruit internal and external members, lead meetings and report IRB findings to internal and external partners who have requested approval to conduct human subject research on campus. Manage the human resource needs of the department including the selection, retention, performance management and development of employees.
Provide leadership and develop the overall strategy of WTCS client and data reporting at NWTC, including the data input for the WTCS performance funding. Develop the work plan and supervise the day-to-day work of the Data Reporting Specialist. Assist grants team with development of logic models and evaluation plans, serving as project evaluator as needed.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Competency Statement(s)
- Participate on national best practice initiative teams as lead Institutional Researcher such as Achieving the Dream.
- Identify and analyze factors external to the college that affect student success. Keep current on promising practices and share with stakeholders.
- Lead processes to validate the collection and submission of data for external accountability, including regulatory reporting such as Higher Learning Commission, national surveys, and benchmarking reports. Compile and distribute cohort, longitudinal and comparative data related to student outcomes and institutional effectiveness.
Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.Deductive Reasoning - Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.Persistence - Ability to complete tasks or continue in a course of action in spite of opposition or discouragement.Presentation Skills - Ability to effectively present information publicly.Research Skills - Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective, and critical investigation.Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.SKILLS & ABILITIES Education:
Master's Degree in Social Science or related area.Experience:
Four years related institutional research experience plus 2 years leadership experience required. **An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be consideredCultural Competence:
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community of college students, faculty, and staff. *NWTC welcomes candidates who currently possess the desired skills and experience and are committed to learning and growing. Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Suite, online survey tools, data base systems, and statistical software. Previous experience in People Soft (or related database) and SPSS or SAS (or similar statistical software) required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Physical Demands Lift/Carry
Stand O (Occasionally) Walk F (Frequently) Sit C (Constantly) Handling / Fingering O (Occasionally) Reach Outward O (Occasionally) Reach Above Shoulder O (Occasionally) Climb N (Not Applicable) Crawl N (Not Applicable) Squat or Kneel N (Not Applicable) Bend N (Not Applicable) 10 lbs or less O (Occasionally) 11-20 lbs O (Occasionally) 21-50 lbs O (Occasionally) 51-100 lbs N (Not Applicable) Over 100 lbs N (Not Applicable) Push/Pull
12 lbs or less O (Occasionally) 13-25 lbs O (Occasionally) 26-40 lbs N (Not Applicable) 41-100 lbs N (Not Applicable) N (Not Applicable)
Activity is not applicable to this occupation. O (Occasionally)
Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day) F (Frequently)
Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day) C (Constantly)
Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day) The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Talent and Culture. NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or other protected classes. Inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or [email protected]