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Director of Institutional Research

Position Deleted on 3/10/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bristol, TN
Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
King College is seeking a Director of Institutional Research who will be responsible for developing, leading, and managing a comprehensive institutional research program.

The Director of Institutional Research reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs and works with all offices and constituencies of the College to advance decision-making and policy-making in areas such as strategic planning budget allocation, enrollment planning, advancement, institutional effectiveness, and assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting data.

The Director works collaboratively with Information Technology to develop and use an institutional data warehouse used to create and coordinate the distribution of accurate and consistent institutional data, including dashboard indicators for the College as a whole, and individual core functional areas and a common data set, and an institutional profile used to meet internal and external reporting requirements and other survey inquires, which include IPEDs, NSSE, SSI, and other accreditation, advancement, marketing, and governmental requests. The Director helps to maintain a culture of assessment and evidence-based decision-making at the College. The Director also serves accreditation-related committees involved in assessment and planning, monitoring mid-year and end-of-year departmental reports, and completing assessment reports for academic programs and support units.

King College is a private, comprehensive college founded in the Presbyterian tradition located in the Tri-Cities region of East Tennessee with multiple teaching campuses throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Master's degree in higher education, statistics, marketing research and analysis, or research-oriented field. Strong quantitative, analytical, and research design skills. Five years of experience in institutional research and assessment. Knowledge of higher education accreditation requirements, research methods, and continuous assessment and improvement practices. The ideal candidate should be able to analyze and interpret data; communicate findings accurately in written, oral, and graphic formats; and have experience with relational databases systems and functions, student information systems, Excel, or equivalent software to translate quantitative and qualitative data into meaningful information for strategic planning, assessment, reporting, improvement, and evidence-based decision-making.

Applications for consideration will only be accepted via email at Please put Director of IR in the subject line. A complete application will include a cover letter, CV, three professional references, and a completed Employment Application found at All application materials should be attached to the email as a Word document. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled
King College is certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. King College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. EOE.
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