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Director of Institutional Research

Updated: 8/18/14

DESCRIPTION:

Located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Greeneville, Tennessee, Tusculum College, Tennessee’s oldest College, seeks an experienced institutional research professional to serve as Director of Institutional Research in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.  Reporting to the Assistant to the President for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness, the Director is responsible for coordinating external reporting for the College, and College-wide student assessment using external instruments.  The Director works with a wide range of offices to provide regular and ad hoc data and analysis, and serves as a resource to College on the Colleague data system.  The Director must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work well with various constituencies, and work independently.

The Director of Institutional Research enhances institutional effectiveness by meeting the data and analysis needs of executives, departmental administrators, and faculty.  The Director is responsible for providing data for external reporting of the College to agencies, including IPEDS, NCAA, SACSCOC, TICUA, Petersons, College Board, Yes WE Must, etc.  The Director coordinates all external instruments for student assessment including Major Field Tests, the Proficiency Profile, ACAT, NSSE, CIRP, and Noel-Levitz student satisfaction surveys; provides technical assistance in support of departmental test development, survey development, and other data needs and analysis; provides data for preparation of Fact Book, annual foundation applications, regular teaching load reports, and other ad hoc requests; and develops databases suitable for longitudinal studies and statistical analysis, such as with student retention.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree is required preferably in research-intensive social science, math, statistics or information systems; institutional research experience required along with demonstrated ability to extract data from student information systems.  Applicants must possess excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office, databases, and SPSS.  Experience with Datatel, Colleague or similar systems and SQL highly preferred.  Successful applicant must possess effective oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently and with a wide-range of College offices and personnel, and work on multiple projects at a time. This is a comprehensive position and requires a strong work ethic to be successful.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and current résumé to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Director of Institutional Research Search, P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743, or email to tcresume@tusculum.edu

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Tusculum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. The College prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, the College takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

The Annual Tusculum College Security and Disclosure Report contains a variety of helpful and informative material and per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, is currently available upon request from the Campus Safety Office , or the Office of Student Affairs (Niswonger Commons 222 & 223), or online at the following address: <http://www.tusculum.edu/life/safety/CampusSecurityandDisclosuresReport.pdf>