Director of Institutional Analysis

Southeast New Mexico College   Carlsbad, NM   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 30, 2022
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Director of Institutional Analysis Job Description


Required: Master’s degree with three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary:  $75,000-$84,000 DOE


Purpose and Scope

Reporting to the President, the Director of Institutional Analysis oversees all activities of the Office of Institutional Analysis for a medium size community college. Using multifaceted approaches and data analysis tools to analyze and communicate complex data, the Institutional Analyst is responsible for providing senior leaders with strategic information that can be used to shape institutional planning, policy formation, and decision making in support of the College’s mission. To include institutional effectiveness, planning, institutional research, accountability, grant support, assessment, program review, budget analysis data, and enrollment. Develops, organizes, implements, and evaluates a community college's Planning Processes. Promotes, nurtures, and maintains an internal culture of evidence where data, analysis, and reports are used to make the community college more effective for faculty, staff, administrators, and students. Ensures compliance with national, state, regional accreditation, and SENMC external accountability reporting requirements. Initiates development of tools to provide a reliable source for college information and data in order to enhance timely and effective communication for all college personnel. Performs numerous and varied special assignments and projects either at the request of or with the approval of the President.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Collect and analyze data related to regular and ad hoc data reports used for institutional planning, institutional effectiveness, student success, student learning outcomes assessment, accreditation, and decision making.
  • Data Collection and analysis for campus Grants.
  • Serve as the college’s HLC accreditation liaison officer, annual institutional data update coordinator, and assurance system coordinator.
  • Coordinate internal and external requests to complete surveys/questionnaires for IPEDS, U.S. News, College Board, New Mexico Higher Education, HLC, and other general institutional profiles and reports.
  • Provide consultation on outcomes and assessment, data management, and data analysis and interpretation for assessment activities.
  • Standing Committee work and related activities among other duties as may be assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the College's mission, vision and goals. Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written. Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.