Associate Director of Institutional Research

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Institutional Effectiveness

Position Title

Associate Director of Institutional Research


Institutional Effectiveness


General University

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Macon, GA

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The Associate Director of Institutional Research supports the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) in capturing, analyzing, and interpreting data for university decision-making. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the Associate Director will serve as the office’s analytics specialist and advance the university’s ability to turn information into insight. The Associate Director will work proactively with the team and colleagues throughout the University to determine information needs, develop clear research objectives and questions, collect and refine data, produce descriptive and inferential analyses, synthesize and present findings, and develop data solutions to ensure that stakeholders have the information they need. The position will also participate in broader responsibilities of the office, including data governance, ad-hoc reporting, external reporting requirements, and documentation of work product.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a research-related field, such as computer science, data analytics, statistics, mathematics, higher education, social sciences, or related field and four years of progressive experience in the institutional research environment OR a master's degree in a related field and at least two years of experience directly related to the duties specified, preferably in a higher education environment are required.  The successful candidate must have experience using Excel and data visualization software (i.e. Power BI, Tableau).

Candidates with a PhD in a related field and/or experience with Power BI, SPSS, student information systems (i.e. Campus Management, Banner) are highly desirable.

  • Ability to work with others to accurately identify data and informational needs;
  • Ability to deal responsibly with confidential information; commitment to accuracy and reporting integrity;
  • Experience using descriptive and inferential statistics;
  • Experience in writing analytical and technical reports;
  • Ability and willingness to expand professional and technical skills.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Describe your prior related experience.
3. Describe specific ways in which you have used Excel and data visualization software.

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