Academic/Faculty Affairs, Other Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is seeking a Director of Institutional Research to provide leadership and perform functions related to the collection, interpretation, and use of institutional data for planning, assessment, and decision making in the service of fulfilling the Colleges mission. The position has broad oversight responsibility and works independently to facilitate access to information maintained in the colleges administrative/student information system to monitor key institutional indicators and support college operations, ensuring the integrity of data/information released in reports or studies and providing data analysis, reporting, or research as needed to uphold institutional objectives. The Director of Institutional Research reports to the Special Assistant to the President and collaborates with senior leadership personnel to foster a culture of evidence that supports institutional effectiveness practices and complies with local, state, and national expectations and accreditation standards.
Specific Major Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate the collection and dissemination of statistical analyses of relevant institutional data and key performance indicators including enrollment, retention, recruiting, marketing, and assessment
Improve existing data collection strategies and develops new approaches and procedures for the collection and analysis of institutional data
Develop and validate predictive models for retention and enrollment
Meet all recurring informational needs for external agencies and organizations, including but not limited to the following: (a) IPEDS; (b) Higher Learning Commission (c) the NSSE Survey of Student Engagement (d) other accreditation agencies.
Provides consultation and research support focused on (a) enrollment management; (b) institutional effectiveness; (c) assessment of student outcomes; (d) academic planning; (e) staff and faculty development; and (f) institutional accreditation.
Advance and maintains standard operating procedures for data collection and reporting processes to ensure data integrity
Uses data visualization tools to clearly provide relevant information to the institutional units, mission areas, and senior leadership
Provide technical guidance and support to departments on the completion of external surveys for various agencies including support for institutional self-study, accreditation, assessment, and program review
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Ability to prepare accurate and timely accountability reports according to documented requirements
Ability to understand metrics and data mining
Visualization of data in nontechnical audiences
To succeed in this role you will need:
Master’s Degree in relevant field from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated with statistical programming, data management, data visualization software and research tools such as COGNOS, Qualtrics, SPSS, R, Stata, SAS, SQL, Tableau, and/or others is mandatory
Demonstrated experience in using databases with a content emphasis in higher education (enterprise or derivative) systems
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Followthe simple steps to apply online and submit a cover letter, resume/CV and references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in the nation. Our student body is among the most academically gifted in the Midwest. We provide an inclusive, supportive and enriching environment for growth, learning and leadership to prepare our students, residents, faculty, staff and alumni to positively impact patients and society. Employees are treated to a rich benefits package, a great campus in the heart of St. Louis’s biggest health care community, and an exciting college community where they can really make a difference for our students, the profession of pharmacy, and the health care of the region. St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is a member of the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium member (HERC), a recruiting resource for positions at regional institutions with job alerts and dual career search features. STLCOP is recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Great College to Work For.