Director of Institutional Research and Data Management

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Director of Institutional Research and Data Management

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

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Position Summary

The Director of Institutional Research and Management ( DIRM ) is a full-time (12 month) administrative position reporting to the Provost/ VPAA . The individual in this position will be responsible for the following major tasks:
1). Collecting, maintaining, and submitting information pertinent to all current and future state, federal, and other compliance agencies reporting requirements.
2). Designing and implementing a system to report enrollment data in real-time.
3). Leading and managing efforts to work closely with faculty to establish learning outcomes, design and implement a process to collect and analyze information regarding learning outcomes in all disciplines, and prepare reports illustrating our work in learning outcomes.
4). Serve as ex-officio of Senate Outcomes Assessment Committee.
5). Assist with the HLC reports,
6). Work with other offices such as HR and SEM to establish data sets.
7). Develop dashboards for use in decisions NMHU wide.
8). Complete other data requests and reports as appropriate to improve institutional outcomes. Remote work from within New Mexico possible but would require weekly travel to Las Vegas.

Duties and Responsibilities

The DIRM will be a member of the Expanded Leadership Team; now meeting every other week.

Minimum Job Requirements

A master’s degree from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

1. A graduate degree in a discipline employing quantitative knowledge and skills;
2. A terminal degree from an accredited institution;
3. Experience managing and leading others in pursuit of a common goal;
4. Experience with designing data collection schemes, collecting and maintaining data, and devising data displays;
5. Experience with outcomes assessment, and
6. Verified experience and or dispositions leading to a collegial and service oriented approach to work.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Please submit a letter of interest addressing the requirements for this position, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references. One reference should be someone you report or reported to, one should be a peer or colleague familiar with your work, and one should address Item #6 (above) attesting to collegiality and the ability to effectively work with others to address complex tasks.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Physical Demands

Working Environment

Pay Rate
Commensurate with Experience

Work Location/Campus Center
Multi Campus/Center Locations

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

To receive full consideration, please submit all materials by November 17th 2023 at the NMHU Jobs Website: New Mexico Highlands University Portal | Home (

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  5. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae

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