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Director of Institutional Research - ** Note: Full Consideration Date Extended

Position Deleted on 8/08/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Boulder, CO
Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time

Posting Description: Provide critically important reporting, assessment, benchmarking, planning and public information services to support and respond to the needs of the university by directing and overseeing activities in areas including: · Identifying, planning and conducting analyses for university leadership and trustees; facilitating the collection of university-wide facts and figures and reporting them to the government, other external agencies, and internal constituencies. Examples include the U.S. Department of Education (including IPEDS), the Colorado Department of Higher Education, CU-Boulder Administration (e.g. Chancellor, Provost, Faculty Assembly), and CU President's Office/CU System requests. In addition, represent CU-Boulder to AAUDE, the AAU data exchange. · Working with Institutional Research and other technical staff, identify data sources, and collect and maintain data to support the decision making/reporting requirements of the institution. · Using the data described above and other appropriate data sources, provide information to support decision-making processes (in particular, enrollment management and academic structure), fulfill the various regulatory/other reporting requirements of the institution, and support institutional responses to media requests. · Provide direction and administrative management in all aspects of the Institutional Research operation. Serve as the appointing authority and oversee all personnel actions for the Institutional Research area. This includes managing a staff of up to 12 full-time and part-time employees. Facilitate a culture of continuous learning through strategic planning, innovative best practices, and the promotion of knowledge development. · Keep current in knowledge about issues affecting the university, including internal and external events, discussions and concerns, and alert others to these issues.

*Salary and Benefits:* Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder

*The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.* In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at or (303) 492-6475.
*Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies, your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

 *Position open until filled. Applications received by May 3, 2013 will receive full consideration.* To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at 1) A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references *Please Note:* The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of a transcript or diploma copy. If you have difficulties submitting application information, please contact the jobsatcu help desk at: 1-855-216-7740 option 5

Minimum Qualifications:
*Minimum Requirements:* · Five years of experience in institutional research, including a management/leadership role in higher education. · An advanced degree or equivalent work experience. · Experience with data collection and management, quantitative and qualitative research methods, statistics, and large and varied datasets. · Experience with and knowledge of a university student information system. · Proficiency with MS Office Suite and other standard office applications.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities: · Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders across the university and to communicate data and analyses to a wide range of audiences. · Ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity, priority and length. · Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated by the ability to articulate ideas, thoughts, and information in a logical manner and sequence to summarize complex issues clearly, succinctly and efficiently, including use of visualizations and graphics.

Desired Qualifications: *Preferred Qualifications:* · PhD in related field. · Eight years of relevant experience in a higher education management/leadership role, in particular leading a multi-staff office. · Experience with the Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions student information system. · Experience with human resources, payroll, grant and contract, accounting, and/or other university transactional data systems. · A minimum of five years of experience with data manipulation, query, and statistical analysis software (SAS strongly preferred). · Thorough knowledge of and rich experience developing and administering surveys, and analyzing and presenting survey results. · Experience with institutional accreditation, assessment, and program evaluation. · Experience with enrollment management concepts and analyses.

Campus: Boulder

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