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Position: Director of Institutional Research
Institution: Creighton University
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Duties: The Director of Institutional Research (DIR) is responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive institutional research program including the systematic collection, evaluation, and distribution of university data to provide a complete picture to guide decision-making and support institutional improvement, policy and planning, and reaccreditation in a timely and effective manner. The DIR will also coordinate institutional reporting to both internal and external audiences. Additionally, the DIR will collaborate with campus data stewards to contribute to an institution-wide data strategy, supporting easy and appropriate access to data, and to assure data quality while deepening the institution’s analytical capabilities
Requirements: Master’s Degree in quantitative social sciences, education research or related field; Doctoral degree with emphasis in research and evaluation preferred; Five or more years’ experience working in a higher education environment in a role requiring use and/production of university reports and statistics (i.e., applying complex statistical and research methods); Knowledge of and familiarity with higher education enterprise data systems and the ability to extract data and translate into useful academic reports; Advanced proficiency in SPSS and/or R, and Microsoft; Experience with data visualization software (e.g. Power BI, Tableau), and National Clearinghouse services (i.e. Student tracker) a plus; Expert knowledge of research and design, including standard statistical procedures relating to sampling, correlation analysis, projections, instrument design, and qualitative measures applied to educational and social science research
   
Text: Creighton University It starts with you. HR Benefits Campus Maps Safety Report Contact Us Jobs Help Director of Institutional Research ???? Omaha, Nebraska, United States New ???? Staff  190567 ???? Jul 09, 2020 Summary: The Director of Institutional Research (DIR) is responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive institutional research program including the systematic collection, evaluation, and distribution of university data to provide a complete picture to guide decision-making and support institutional improvement, policy and planning, and reaccreditation in a timely and effective manner. The DIR will also coordinate institutional reporting to both internal and external audiences. Additionally, the DIR will collaborate with campus data stewards to contribute to an institution-wide data strategy, supporting easy and appropriate access to data, and to assure data quality while deepening the institution’s analytical capabilities. Essential Functions: Process institutional data (collecting, cleaning, recoding, organizing, extracting, analyzing, and summarizing data) for internal use, external surveys (i.e., U.S. News and World Report, college guidebooks, rankings) and government and agency compliance reporting (e.g. CDS, IPEDS, NCAA). Ensure the integrity and accuracy of regular and ad hoc reports and publications (i.e., Profile, Fact Book, and state/federal reports). Establish standards and processes for documentation, presentation, and quality review of IR team deliverables by participating in the institutional data governance committee. Respond to time-critical internal and external ad hoc requests for institutional information and analyses. Conducts complex statistical analyses of data and prepare analytical reports and institutional dashboards using KPIs to interpret results and share findings. Seek and validate data, including outside benchmarks or comparative data, to support or refute institutional decision-making processes. Develop, administer, and manage surveys; prepare reports from internal surveys (i.e., climate surveys, alumni surveys, student surveys). Oversee and manage the Institutional Research webpage/landing page. Support grant development by assisting with writing and reporting, conducting research, and preparing and maintaining documentation. Support the coordination and implementation of evaluation, accreditation and assessment activities. Represent the Office of Institutional Research at regional and national meetings, conferences and workshops. Collaborate on initiatives such as data governance and dashboard management. Serve on key institutional committees. Supervise Senior Institutional Research analyst. Conduct other duties as requested/assigned. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in quantitative social sciences, education research or related field; Doctoral degree with emphasis in research and evaluation preferred. Five or more years’ experience working in a higher education environment in a role requiring use and/production of university reports and statistics (i.e., applying complex statistical and research methods). Knowledge of and familiarity with higher education enterprise data systems and the ability to extract data and translate into useful academic reports. Advanced proficiency in SPSS and/or R, and Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Experience with data visualization software (e.g. Power BI, Tableau), and National Clearinghouse services (i.e. Student tracker) a plus Expert knowledge of research and design, including standard statistical procedures relating to sampling, correlation analysis, projections, instrument design, and qualitative measures applied to educational and social science research. Demonstrated ability to use the Web to distribute data to end-users and work collaboratively across campus Demonstrated ability to clearly organize and communicate complex research designs, analytic frameworks, and statistical results to diverse campus constituencies. Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to establish collaborative relationship. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Impeccable degree of confidentiality. Physical Requirements: Seeing: 75 - 100% Hearing: 75 - 100% Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 - 24% Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 - 24 % (pound: 10 lbs.) Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100% Travel: No Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No AAP/EEO Statement: Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination. Disclosure Statement: This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities. My Submissions Track your opportunities. Similar Listings Data/Program Coordinator (HS-MACA)  Omaha, Nebraska, United States ???? Staff  Requisition #: 200316 Assistant Vice President- Information Technology  Omaha, Nebraska, United States ???? Staff  Requisition #: 200358 Postal Worker-Mail Services (Part-Time/Temporary)  Omaha, Nebraska, United States ???? 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