Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning


Posted: June 17, 2022
Level: Management / Confidential (Executive 1)
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on July 15, 2022.


CT State Community College
New Britain, CT 06051
**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Summer 2022

Position Summary:

The Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning is responsible for providing oversight for institutional research, strategic planning, program review/assessment and regionalized and specialized accreditation for the college. The position is responsible for collecting, managing and reporting institutional research data for the organization and for driving the strategic planning process, working with cross-functional teams, translating strategic goals into tactical plans, developing and coordinating an academic program review and assessment process for the 12 campuses and coordinating special projects on behalf of the Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate from an accredited institution with five (5) or more years of senior administrative level leadership experience in higher education, including two (2) or more years of community college experience.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Experience with outcomes assessment at the course, program or institutional level
  • Experience working with a comprehensive community college.
  • Experience working with regional accreditation standards and processes,
  • Experience in data collection and analysis, technology platforms for training, student success best practices, academic advising, digital cataloging and training portfolio development.
  • Experience in developing and implementing complex projects and programs in support of college objectives.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with using analytical tools and methods to measure, disaggregate, forecast, and report upon various types of higher education and student success data (e.g., IPEDs, enrollment, persistence, retention, graduation, transfer, CCSSE, SENSE, etc.)
  • Experience with designing, building, and maintaining data dashboards
  • Experience with student information systems and data management platforms
  • Experience with supervision, budget management, and strategic planning
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the CSCC Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs, the AVP is responsible for providing oversight for institutional research, strategic planning, program review/assessment and regionalized and specialized accreditation for the college through these essential functions:

  • Leads a comprehensive approach to institutional effectiveness research and planning for the Connecticut State Community College
  • Provides supervision and leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures governing the planning, research, analysis and assessment of all CSCC academic programs
  • Provides supervision and leadership in the collection, analysis, interpretation and communication of data, both internal and external, to drive college-wide planning and institutional decision-making
  • Provides leadership, administrative oversight and support for all CSCC regional and specialized accreditation and ongoing assessment activities
  • Provides guidance to the President’s cabinet on where strategic approaches to student success can and should be focused, while supporting the college's long-term vision around continuous improvement and data-driven innovations

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$123,313 to $154,142 (midpoint) approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range for this level is $123,313-$184,970.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion [email protected]


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