Indiana Tech is a thriving,
independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on
career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information
technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences,
human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls
nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on
its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its
College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15
regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate,
bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
Over 41% of our students are either
globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique
vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are
designed to provide students with relevant and practical
experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university
is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Indiana Institute of Technology
embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are
committed to building a team that represents a variety of
backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity
and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with
respect to educating our students to become global citizens.
Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Indiana Tech has big plans for its
future. Learn more at Indiana
Tech Strategic Plan
Indiana Tech seeks qualified
candidates for the staff position of Director of Institutional
Effectiveness and Research.
The Director of Institutional
Effectiveness and Research is responsible for overseeing a
comprehensive program of institutional research and analytics
designed to support the mission of Indiana Tech by facilitating
informed decision-making, leading data-driven strategic planning,
meeting mandated reporting requirements, and promoting the use of
analytics by all employees to foster institutional
The director reports directly to the
president of the university and leads the Office of Institutional
Effectiveness and Research team comprised of an Institutional
Research Data Analyst and a Quality Assurance Project Manager.
The director works across the
University to increase collaboration and consistency regarding the
use of data and assists stakeholders with data-driven decision
making. The director participates in setting, evaluating, and
reporting key performance indicators across the University. The
director works collaboratively to support the University's
strategic planning and quality improvement efforts by focusing on
improving the performance of processes that impact institutional
The director is responsible for
planning, analyzing, evaluating, and reporting on internal and
external data requests and works closely with colleagues that
coordinate enrollment, assessment, accreditation, and grant-funded
initiatives. The director develops and manages information systems
and databases to support institutional research activities. The
director oversees compliance and works with University
constituencies that are responsible for meeting compliance
requirements from state, federal and other external entities.
Serves as the president's think-tank
by evaluating internal and external key performance indicators and
informing the direction of strategic initiatives.
Provides custom research and
analytical decision support to senior administrators, including the
president, vice presidents, and deans.
Leads a cross-functional team of data
stewards to develop and manage an institution-wide data strategy,
provides easy and appropriate access to data, and assures data
Collects, compiles and reports data
required by state and federal governments, regional and specialized
accreditors, and other external constituencies (e.g. NAIA, US News
& World Report, IPEDS, bondholders, insurers, funders, funding
proposals, and other reports).
Compiles an annual university
factbook containing present and historical data and statistics from
many different areas of the institution.
Collects, analyzes, and communicates
institutional data for use in planning, performance improvement,
and benchmarking surveys.
Collaborates with faculty, program
directors, deans and the VPAA to identify internal and external
data relevant for academic planning, program review, and new
Uses national best practices and
emerging research to identify, develop, and guide innovative
initiatives to improve student retention, persistence, and timely
Communicates and disseminates data to
both internal and external audiences using means such as searchable
digital formats, data dashboards, and interactive data
Perform other duties as requested in
support of the department and university.
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree;
Master's or Doctoral degree preferred
Exceptional written and verbal
Strong project management,
organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Power BI,
Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Experience in higher education
Expertise in quantitative and
qualitative research methods
Knowledge of statistical and
analytical survey instruments, protocol, and procedures
Expertise in Jenzabar (preferred) or
other higher education administrative platform
Knowledge of higher education
institutional and programmatic accreditation processes
Commitment to ethical practice
Minimum 5 years of successful and
progressively responsible analytics leadership experience,
including experience in higher education
A research-oriented, inquisitive
mindset, with a proactive, audience-centered approach to data
requests and needs
Experience with the requirements and
process for state and federal governments, as well as relevant
Demonstrated operational expertise
with data management systems, data analysis, and reporting
Experience in developing systems
utilizing technology and software in the administration of student
Experience preparing data and
analysis to support strategic planning initiatives
Demonstrated success in communicating
successfully with a range of stakeholders thus facilitating the use
of data to inform planning on multiple levels
Ability to manage multiple projects
concurrently, and to work collaboratively and independently toward
Work is normally performed in a
typical interior/office work environment.
The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to
finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Some travel
may be required.
A complete job description is
available to qualified candidates.
Application materials must include a
cover letter and resume. Applicants are expected to respond to the
mission/values and diversity statement of Indiana Tech when
The position remains open until
filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by January