Director, Institutional Research

Director, Institutional Research


Roanoke-Chowan Community College
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-862-1200

Job Location

Ahoskie, NC




full-time benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 13, 2021
Closes: Monday, January 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Vice President, Instruction & Student Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education, Statistics, Institutional Research and Assessment, Data Management, or a related field.  Five years’ experience in data analysis and data mining.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in Institutional Analysis, Higher Education, or Higher Education Assessment.  Three years’ experience in data mining and analysis, statistics, Tableau, (or similar tools) along with SACSCOC institutional accreditation liaison experience.

Position Description

The Director of Institutional Research provides leadership for research; strategic, tactical and operational planning; assessment; accreditation; institutional and organizational effectiveness; and student learning outcomes. This position assists campus leadership through generation of standard reports (FTE by instructor, grade distributions, daily withdrawal rates, daily FTE and enrollment, etc.) and on-demand reports.  The Director provides and presents data and data trends campus-wide and via one-on-one or divisional meetings to assist campus members in making data-driven decisions.  The Director of Institutional Research plays a critical role in educating the campus community about planning, budget, and assessment and provides analysis of student data. The position supports the institutional effectiveness process, including regional and professional accreditation; program reviews; learning outcomes assessments; student satisfactory surveys and other internal and third-party surveys. The position is also responsible for leading the strategic planning process and for serving as the administrator for EMSI. The position provides relevant, timely and accurate information to the administration and faculty in support of the program review, planning, budgeting and decision-making process at the College.  The Director of Institutional Research also supports all SACSCOC compliance reporting (Fifth-Year, Ten-Year Reaffirmation, Substantive Change, Prospectus, etc.) and supports the NCCCS program application process.

Ability to prioritize work effectively and to meet deadlines.  Ability to work independently or collaboratively as needed.  Excellent technical skills, particularly in data mining and presentation of data in user-friendly formats.  Ability to educate and support the campus community in the use of data and knowledge of SACSCOC processes.  Strong work ethic and excellent communication skills—both verbal and in writing. Knowledge of local, state, and national community college issues and trends, along with strong knowledge of outcomes assessment, research design, and data analysis.

Salary commensurate with education and work experience. Benefits include paid state holidays, paid annual and sick leave, and the State of North Carolina Benefits Program.
Candidates must successfully complete a criminal background investigation. Only those who are interviewed will be notified of the status of the position.
Roanoke-Chowan Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Title IX/Equity and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, AVP of Student Services, 109 Community College Road, Room 111F, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1267. (Employee complaints), Director of Human Resources, Human Resources, 109 Community College Road, Room 105, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1302. Any complaints filed against the Title IX/Equity Coordinator or ADA/Section 504 Coordinator shall be handled by the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, 109 Community College Road, Room 104, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1287.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on Roanoke-Chowan Community College website

Human Resources - Roanoke Chowan College

Job Post Contact

Andrea Wright, HR Director

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

109 Community College Rd.

Ahoskie, NC  27910

Phone: (252) 862-1310