Wiley College is currently seeking to fill the Director of Institutional Research position. The Director plays a vital leadership role in ensuring timely, informed decision-making at all levels of administration through such processes as examining and reporting the College’s performance and effectiveness in achieving student success. The Director and the staff are responsible also for facilitating the planning, evaluation and effectiveness initiatives throughout the College as stipulated by and in compliance with standards of such agencies as Commission on Colleges and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
This responsibility encompasses maintaining a planning, management, and evaluation system that enables the College to review and upgrade continually its programs and services. The Director is responsible for consistent, accurate and official reporting of institutional data as well as research and analysis in support of institutional management, assessment, planning and effectiveness.
The institutional researcher is responsible for planning, designing and managing collection, analysis, and interpretation of historical and comparative academic data to provide senior administrators with reports and analyses for planning purposes.
The position requires a master’s degree (doctorate preferred), three to five years of responsible experience in a higher education setting, as well as, demonstrated competence in planning, assessment and institutional research activities; knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and designs; knowledge of data processing/analysis and database management systems; strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple and changing priorities; ability to meet deadlines, diligent in concern for accuracy; excellent quantitative and writing skills. Experience in regional accreditation and/or reaffirmation processes as demonstrated by having served an active role in these activities.