Director of Institutional Research

Missouri, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Available:  Director of Institutional Research

Appointment Date:  Upon hiring.

Responsibilities:  This position provides academic data support including writing Infomaker reports and queries; completing required institutional reporting (e.g. Clearinghouse, IPEDS, MDHE); validating data; and assuring that institutional academic data is accurate.  Works independently and possesses effective organizational and time management skills.  Works with data providers in other areas in fulfilling both internal and external requests for institutional data.  This position provides oversight for all institutional data reporting and provides oversight for the work of the Institutional Research Office Associate.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in a field with strong technical skills.  Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of four years’ experience working in an academic support office in a higher education environment.  Experience working with an ERP system is required with preference given to a candidate with experience working with academic and institutional data and reporting.  Preference will be given to a candidate with strong skills in using a report-writing tool to extract data from a SQL environment and who can assist with data analyses.  Candidates must have a strong organizational skills, be able to assure accuracy of data with strong attention to details, have strong problem solving abilities, and provide a positive customer service orientation.

Salary:  Competitive

Benefits:  This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits and health insurance.

Application Information:  Send cover letter and résumé to  (email preferred) or mail to:

Office of Human Resources

Avila University

11901 Wornall Road

Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community:  Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.