Coordinator, Institutional Research & Evaluation

Coordinator, Institutional Research & Evaluation


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,009 – 3,761/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Closes: Sunday, January 5, 2020

Target Start Date

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Vice President for Student Success & Support Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in research, higher education or related field.
2. Ability to extract and manipulate data required.
3. Knowledge of the concepts of continuous improvement.
4. Demonstrated ability to manage processes, working independently in the absence of supervision.
5. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
6. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
7. A demonstrated commitment to confidentiality.
8. Commitment to the philosophy of the comprehensive community college.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Use of Entrinsik’s Informer and Datatel’s Colleague preferred.
2. Previous experience conducting surveys and/or assessments, analyzing and presenting results, and acting on findings preferred.

Position Description

In collaboration with the Vice President for Student Success and Support Services, the Coordinator of Institutional Research & Evaluation is responsible for implementing effective campus-wide research and assessment to support the College’s comprehensive continuous improvement process.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties
1. Oversee and manage design and administration of various College surveys assessing College programs, initiatives, instruction, services, personnel and stakeholder perception and feedback.
2. Oversee, manage and coordinate the College’s Annual Reporting Plan to include working with College Data Reporters to ensure data is collected, analyzed, verified and reported on time.
3. Collaborate with College administration to maintain current program data and support the Program Review process for all curriculum and continuing education programs as well as non-academic student services.
4. Prepare, provide and present reports that summarize institutional data collected from research and evaluation to support strategic planning, grant applications and major campus publications including the college website, catalog, and annual report.
5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127