Director of Institutional Planning and Research & QEP Co-Coordinator

Director of Institutional Planning and Research & QEP Co-Coordinator

Employer

Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience and education.

Benefits

Full

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Closes: Friday, December 11, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, November 30, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8 am to 5 pm

Reports to

Executive VP and CAO

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in math data analytics, education, research, psychology, or closely related field.
  • Two years of related research and/or analysis experience, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in math, data analytics, education, research, psychology or related field and/or experience in research and the administration/educational, instructional programs in college system preferred. 

Position Description

General Function:

Under limited supervision, directs and oversees college-wide institutional effectiveness, planning, assessment and research which results in continuous institutional improvement to support SACSCOC compliance and accreditation. The Institutional Planning and Research Director will provide oversight and coordination of college-wide planning and assessment to include: strategic planning, program student learning outcomes, service evidence, student success indicators, program evaluation processes, and general education outcomes.  The Director provides leadership in the design, development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of institutional research, including data collection, review and/or associated publication of governmental and internal reports. The Director helps to ensure SACSCOC compliance; and, supports data driven decision-making. The Institutional Planning and Research Director must ensure timeliness and accuracy of work products and reporting as expected.

 

As Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Co-Coordinator, this individual is responsible for all of the plan’s assessments and documentations for reporting.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs the processes for all planning, assessment and research-related activities.
  • Manages and participates in development and administration of the Institutional Planning and Research departmental budget.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures for areas pertinent to job responsibilities. Initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or problems.
  • Supports institutional planning and goal-setting process by assisting with the development, maintenance, and assessment of the college-wide strategic and long-range plans. Ensures college strategic and long-range planning is integrated with state and regional planning initiatives.
  • Develops methods for gathering and analyzing data regarding learning outcomes and student and institutional characteristics, area demographics, community needs assessments, student enrollment, retention and attrition studies, institutional effectiveness and the effectiveness of various instructional and research methodologies to inform the College Fact Page and related reports. This includes ongoing institutional research and surveys, and review and analysis of state and/or federal performance measures on programs and services.
  • Serves as the Coordinator and Secretary to the Learning Evidence Sub-committee and the Service Evidence Sub-committee of the Institutional Effectiveness Council (IEC).  Prepares needed documents, agendas, and coaches all personnel in the refinement of their IE reports.
  • Develops a process for and conducts evaluations of the effectiveness of all campus programs and departments. This includes collection and maintenance of college-wide assessment results, analyzing and interpreting data for informed decision making, and reporting performance results through oversight as Administrator of online data management tools for planning, assessment, program review and accreditation compliance, including staff training and support. 
  • Monitors the overall integrity of and timeliness of internal and external surveys, data submissions, and compliance with state and federal requirements for routine and annual reporting, and takes appropriate steps to correct data discrepancies when noted. Serves as Data Coordinator for State reports. Works with areas of the college responsible for data input to improve process for collection and input of accurate data into the data system.
  • Maintains the College’s webpage for the Office of Institutional Planning and Research.
  • Develops, coordinates and conducts ad hoc surveys for faculty, staff and students. Includes collecting, interpreting, analyzing and presenting the results and making recommendations based on results.
  • Assists the SACSCOC Liaison with all duties assigned to facilitate the collection of data, creation of charts/tables, faculty rosters, narratives, and supplemental materials needed for reporting at the decennial and Fifth Year cycles.  Assists as needed in the production of any prospectus needed for submitting Sub-Change notices.
  • Maintains the accreditation software tool and serves as the main contact with the software company.
  • Assists in the preparation, follow-up, and reports for the college’s accreditation agencies.
  • Provides oversight for grant application approvals, submission as the college’s point of contact, and supports the college’s efforts to secure grants and grant management of specific programs as needed.
  • Provides oversight of the administration of Perkins Grant funds and ensures continued College compliance with all Perkins Grant requirements and reporting.
  • Serves as the Co-Coordinator for the QEP to include the administration and data collection for all assessments and the compilation of annual reports to the college community and the final Fifth Year report to SACSCOC.  Assists the other Co-Coordinator who serves as the project lead and administers the planned QEP interventions, leads the QEP implementation team, and coordinates periodic meetings across campus as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

Minimum Requirement:

  • A bachelor’s degree in math data analytics, education, research, psychology, or closely related field.
  • Two years of related research and/or analysis experience, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position.

 

 

Preferred Requirements:

Master’s degree in math, data analytics, education, research, psychology or related field and/or experience in research and the administration/educational, instructional programs in college system preferred. 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

 

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability and vocabulary required to communicate with all levels of staff, faculty, and the public in the performance of the job.
  • Knowledge and support of College policies and procedures.
  • Use of database software, mainframe applications, and/or statistical software; experience using SPSS, SAS or comparable software.
  • Coursework or knowledge of research methods.
  • Knowledge of relational database design and management and expertise in a major database package i.e. Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, and higher education administrative/student information systems including technical understanding of data warehousing and data mining.
  • Familiarity with a variety of personal computer software and networking environments.
  • Familiarity with web survey administration software, such as SurveyMonkey
  • Familiarity with accreditation documentation software, such as Xitracs or Compliance Assist.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills.

 

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at www.brunswickcc.edu

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following if unable to apply online:

 

Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462

humanresources@brunswickcc.edu

Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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