Director of Institutional Research: The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is seeking a Director of Institutional Research. The Director of Institutional Research conducts statistical and analytical studies that support the academic and administrative functions of the college. The director compiles and interprets information for enrollment analysis, assessment, planning and budgeting; prepares internal and external reports; assists in providing campus users and the public with timely access to data and information; and serves as liaison to a variety of campus groups. The director reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research Planning and Assessment.
Specific duties include: coordinate the collection and submission of IPEDS data; coordinate the administration of CCSSE and other similar surveys; report data back to campus groups; compile data to support grant applications; provide data to support reports to accrediting agencies; submit data to comply with ADHE/legislative requests; review practices and measures of institutional effectiveness and goals; assist with collection and reporting of assessment data; responsible for compiling data for the UACCB fact book and the division's data pages; and complete on-going and ad hoc data requests.
Qualifications: master's preferred, bachelor's required in math/statistics, education, business or social science; minimum of 3 years experience in higher education, preferably in institutional research; strong analytical ability and experience with interpreting statistics; advanced computing skills, especially with databases, spreadsheets, queries and statistical software; experience with Datatel preferred; ability to work independently, attend to multiple projects simultaneously, deliver accurate results and meet deadlines; and ability to work in a collaborative environment and interact effectively with different college constituencies.
To apply: Applicants should submit a State of Arkansas Employment application; letter of application (cover letter); resume; college transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for the interview process); and names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Alexa Smith, personnel officer; University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville; P.O. Box 3350; Batesville, AR 72503-3350. The search committee will begin formal review of candidate applications on February 8, 2010. Applications received after February 8, 2010 may not receive full consideration by the committee; however, the committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made. UACCB is an equal opportunity employer.