Coordinator for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
|Reports To:||Vice Provost|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt– Fulltime|
|Schedule Variation:||12 months of year – 40 regular scheduled hours per week|
|Benefits Eligibility:||Full Benefits|
|Prepared By:||Department of Human Resources|
|Approved Date:||October 2013|
The Coordinator for Institutional Research and Effectiveness supports the College in using institutional research data to inform continuous improvement of academic programs and institutional initiatives. The Coordinator works closely with the Office of Reenrollment and reports to and works under the guidance of the Vice Provost.
- Ensure accurate and timely completion of mandatory federal and state reports
- Support the institution by providing statistical analyses and predictive modeling
- Provide data and analysis to college committees by request to aid in decision making
- Fill the committee vacancies that are to be held by the Institutional Research role
- Provide useful statistics to interested parties for media publications and communications
- Maintain Institutional Research website with data available for students, faculty, and staff, including:
o Graduation rates
o Room usage
o Student/cohort demographics
o Enrollment and persistence
o Courses - offered, sizes, and grades
o Faculty demographics
o Degrees (# by major) and completions
o Human resource data
o Tuition and finance data
- Maintain longitudinal institutional data and conversion of such data into information for use by a variety of internal and external constituents, including:
o Manage IPEDS data
o Complete NCAA reports
o Complete U.S. News and other surveys
o Maintain U-Can website data
o Maintain Common Data Set
- Coordinate and administer the CLA
- Coordinate and administer NSSE
- Coordinate and administer the alumni survey
- Compile core assessment data each year and over time
- Provide data to units and programs for program reviews
- Assist programs in creating and implementing surveys
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must be able to understand College programs, policies, and procedures. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
- Bachelor’s degree in social science, education or related field with a minimum of five years of statistical analysis and/or research methodology experience.
- Experience with Banner student records system or comparable institutional data management software; and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Access.
- Demonstrated experience with statistical techniques, research methodology, data organization, and analysis.
- Master’s degree in management information systems, social science, education or related field that includes statistical analysis and/or research methodology.
- Knowledge of how to evaluate institutional effectiveness and assessment through external mechanisms such as SACSCOC core requirements, comprehensive standards, and federal requirements.
- Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Director of Human Resources
Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71104
Candidates are invited to visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs.
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational experience where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE