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Associate Director of Institutional Research

Company: Idaho State University
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Director of Institutional Research (1193)Pocatello/Hybrid/RemoteCompany DescriptionIdaho State University, established in 1901, is a
Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture
built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000
students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and
faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative
solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand,
natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our
University community!Job DescriptionThe Associate Director, under the general direction of the Director, plays a leadership role in identifying, acquiring, managing, and integrating educational data for ISU for the purposes of centralized reporting, comprehensive analysis, performance measurement, business intelligence, planning, and policy development. This position works with every module of the Banner ERP system and requires proficiency in writing advanced Structured Query Language (SQL and PL/SQL) to support the IR reporting database, extract, analyze, and report data. The position requires the technical skills to be able to assist ITS with Oracle database administration tasks associated with the Office of Institutional Research servers. The position also requires expertise in developing and maintaining web applications using SQL, PHP, HTML, jQuery, CSS, Java. The position completes IPEDS reports, NCAA Graduation Rate surveys, and utilizes IR Linux servers for writing shell scripts, managing CRON jobs, and running SQL. This position will also be working with and providing support to the University's data warehouse system.Key responsibilities include:

  • (5%) Performs all the roles of the Director in his absence
  • (50%) Writes and maintains Structured Query Language (SQL and PL/SQL) programs to extract data from the university's legacy data system tables and the Banner ERP system; build and maintain underlying databases to support Institutional Research studies and reports; develop and maintain web applications for an internal web server, for example the Program Viability Project and the Program Prioritization Project
  • (15%) Uses the appropriate analytic tools and databases to produce comprehensive studies, develop models, and generate reports that aggregate, analyze, and explain data on a wide area of topics that impact the university
  • (20%) Anticipates need for or responds to requests for miscellaneous ad hoc studies
  • (5%) Assist the Director in the administrative duties of the office (e.g. budget preparation and oversight, preparing purchase orders, staff supervision, strategic planning, etc.)
  • (5%) Other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications
    • Minimum of three years experience working with relational databases, including analysis and query experience using SQL
    • Demonstrated proficiency in writing advanced SQL code
    • Experience with SQL Developer and/or SQL Server Management Studio or similar tool
    • Excellent time management/prioritization skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods, research design, and statistical analysis
    • Possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to accomplish data exploration and analysis through interviews, surveys, calculating statistics, web research, and database programming
    • Ability to conduct data needs assessment and write specifications
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office software, especially MS Excel
    • Demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise written and oral analyses of results to various audiences within and external to the university
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Argos report development
      • Tableau report development
      • Oracle database and PL/SQL
      • Linux O/S and Shell scripting
      • GIT version control
      • Oracle VM VirtualBox
      • R programming language for statistical analysis and graphics
      • Web reporting using PHP, Javascript, HTML, and CSSAdditional InformationYou must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of
        three (3) professional references, including current contact information. To find detailed information regarding the University and this position, please visithttps://bit.ly/AD_for_IR.This
        position will remain open until it is filled, however preference will be shown to applications received by January 31, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Some remote work may be possible, and will be evaluated on an individual basis.Benefits include comprehensive
        health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance
        program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and
        generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are
        conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation,
        provided by HireRight.Posting Number: req1815Type: Working 12 months per yearPosition: Non-classified StaffDivision: Office Of Academic Affairs_____________________________________________________________________________________________

Keywords: Idaho State University, Pocatello , Associate Director of Institutional Research, Executive , Pocatello, Idaho

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