Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness
Bergen Community College, the largest community college in New Jersey, serving a diverse student body on its suburban campus, has a leadership opportunity for a Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness. The Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness provides direction and oversight for institutional assessment, assessment of student learning, institutional research and strategic planning initiatives. This position also provides leadership and direction for the Center for Institutional Effectiveness which oversees a comprehensive program of institutional research designed to support the mission of the College, to inform management decision-making, and to meet reporting requirements as mandated by state, federal, and other external agencies or as needed by stakeholders. Partners with the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Deans, Directors and faculty in establishment and administration of appropriate outcomes measures, and ensures that the results of outcomes assessment are used to improve teaching and learning; provides organizational support to the College leadership team in establishing unit goals, objectives, and plans consistent with college-wide priorities; provides direction for ensuring the integrity of data collection, maintenance, analysis and dissemination; in partnership with the Director of Institutional Research and internal stakeholders, develops and implements a comprehensive program of institutional research designed to support the mission of the Center, to meet the needs of internal stakeholders, and to inform decision-making throughout the college community; partners with stakeholders to provide appropriate educational and training opportunities to the campus community in support of the Center’s mission; in collaboration with the college community, directs the development of internal and external benchmarks related to institutional effectiveness; ensures timely and consistent reporting of institutional data, benchmarks, and other performance indicators, and oversees the preparation of all reports necessary to meet reporting requirements as mandated by federal, state, or other external agencies, or as needed by stakeholders; serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet; leads the College’s environmental scanning processes, and establishment/evaluation of key performance indicators; serves as a principal member of the College’s accreditation team; performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to the President.
Required: Master’s degree in relevant field; Doctorate preferred. Must have five or more years of progressively responsible experience in assessment, strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research in a higher education environment. Must have demonstrated effective leadership skills with emphasis on performance outcomes; knowledge of Middle States and/or other regional accreditation reporting requirements as well as information literacy, including experience with a variety of statistical software, reporting tools and administrative systems such as Ellucian. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and technical skills; strong project management and organizational skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as manage organizational change and growth.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code EXEC-VP-IE), curriculum vitae, transcripts, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. Send materials with the appropriate job code in the subject line by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bergen Community College
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Paramus, New Jersey 07652
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