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Director, Office of Planning, Effectiveness, Assessment & Research


Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number
AS372P

Position Title
Director, Office of Planning, Effectiveness, Assessment & Research

Contract Length
12 months

Class Summary

Directs the planning, research, implementation, administration and evaluation of college-wide institutional effectiveness, assessment, and planning for programs. Provides leadership for the continuous improvement of college programs and services. Provides coaching and training related to the use of data, analysis and information to inform decision making and enhance institutional effectiveness.

Candidates Eligible to Apply
Internal/External

Position Type
Exempt Staff

Employment Status
Full Time

Position Funding Type
Regular

Posting Detail Information

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Master’s degree or higher in social sciences, education, or related field, and five (5) years of professional research and data analysis management experience, and involvement with assessment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Demonstrate capacity for leadership of staff and area.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Doctorate in relevant field and previous leadership experience in institutional research, effectiveness, and assessment.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

• Demonstrated experience with data collection, analysis, and dissemination, and a proven ability to conduct high-level analysis for planning, policy development, assessment, and evaluation of activities.
• Experience managing data quality and integrity, with a strong understanding of formalized approaches to system design and maintenance, policy development, and procedures.
• Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Teams, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
• Ability to write simple and/or complex queries from databases to extract, prepare, and analyze data for reports.
• Knowledge of external reporting requirements of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ( THECB ) and US Department of Education ( IPEDS ).
• Experience with student information systems (e.g. Colleague).
• Experience with statistical software such as SPSS or SAS .
• Experience with business intelligence tools such as Tableau and Zogotech.
• Experience with survey software such as Qualtrics or SurveyMonkey.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively and serve a broad range of clients and collaborators.
• Working knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices associated with institutional planning, evaluation, and research.
• Demonstrated knowledge and leadership experience in student success strategies and institutional effectiveness strategies.
• Ability to make timely decisions and manage time, projects, and resources to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of local, regional, and national assessment issues.
• Prepare, recommend, and administer budgets.
• Supervise assigned staff.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

N/A

Licensing/Certification Requirements

N/A

Job Duties

1. Directs data collection, analysis, and dissemination, and conducts high-level analysis for planning, policy development, assessment, and evaluation of activities.
2. Collaborates with faculty and staff, develops and administers systematic, broad based and interrelated research, planning and evaluation processes.
3. Develops and implements strategies to assess and improve institutional effectiveness.
4. Coordinates and implements college-wide outcomes assessment programs; analyzes findings from assessment data and makes recommendations to college administration to enhance program outcomes and/or departmental services.
5. Manage external reporting requirements of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ( THECB ) and US Department of Education ( IPEDS ).
6. Designs and implements college planning processes linked to budgeting.
7. Provides direction, leadership and advice to administrators, faculty and others involved in the design, development, evaluation and funding of programs and services; makes recommendations for curriculum and pedagogical changes and continuous improvement of instruction; analyzes and disseminates results of institutional effectiveness research to internal and external constituencies.
8. Provides college‐wide research and planning support for accreditation efforts with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges ( SACSCOC ), to include writing reports for the required institutional effectiveness standards.
9. Write simple and/or complex queries from databases to extract, prepare, and analyze data for reports.
10. Serves on appropriate committees.
11. Supervises assigned staff.
12. Performs related duties as assigned.
13. Analyzes findings from assessment data and makes recommendations to college administration to enhance program outcomes and/or departmental services.

Physical Requirements

• No or very limited physical effort required.
• No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
• Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Minimum Salary Range
$87,365

Mid Point Salary Range
.

Maximum Salary Range
$113,573

Posting Open Date
02/07/2024

Posting Close Date

Posting Will Be Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories, which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached to the online application.

EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  3. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)


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