Dean of Institutional Research and Organizational Performance
Mohawk Valley Community College
Location: Utica, New York
Internal Number: req1316_1684254828
Dean of Institutional Research and Organizational Performance
Salary: $80,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.
The College is looking for exceptional colleagues to join the MVCC community. We are currently seeking a full-time Dean of Institutional Research and Organizational Performance in our Department of Institutional Research and Analysis. The Dean of Institutional Research and Organizational Performance provides leadership for the Institutional Research Department in fulfilling its responsibility for coordinating compliance efforts as well as data gathering management, assessment, and analysis to inform planning and decision-making and improve overall organizational performance at the College.
Key responsibilities for this position include:
Engages with all members of the college and the community we serve in a manner that that is welcoming, friendly, respectful, cooperative, and collaborative;
Infuses strengths-based positive leadership that helps nurture and shape a high-performing, vibrant and inclusive organizational culture that sustains organizational health and wellness;
Develops and leads cross-functional teams to coordinate college-wide and departmental efforts to continually strengthen compliance efforts and infuse data throughout the College to improve decision-making and performance;
Establishes, administers and coordinates the College's institutional research activities including but not limited to collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data and information;
Oversees the data collection and reporting system to monitor and benchmark (where possible) Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that measure organizational performance at the institutional level and guidance for program and departmental-level performance;
Oversees, prepares and presents data analyses and reports for the College's administration and faculty and facilitates understanding of the data to support decision making;
Develops a reliable system of periodic reporting and dissemination of planning, assessment, and other data needed for quality management to College divisions and departments, governance groups (e.g., Councils, Committees, Workgroups, etc.);
Ensures the integrity quality of data systems, and works with departments to correct data discrepancies;
Certifies the accurate and timely completion of all external reporting requirement such as SUNY, New York State Education, and Federal reporting requirements;
Oversees the accuracy and consistent formatting of institutional reports for appropriate audiences and monitors the data on the College's Institutional Effectiveness webpage;
Guides timely departmental responses to requests for reports, questionnaires, and data or analysis;
Directs the implementation of internal College surveys and supports and assists College departments in survey tool use;
Develops and designs surveys, and analyzes, reports and makes recommendations based on survey results to support College departments;
Serves as the College's contact for human and animal research requests, and as Chair of the Research Review Team (RRT) as MVCC's IRB function;
Supports the College's academic program review, institutional and outcomes assessment, accreditation reviews, and institutional planning committees and task forces;
Contributes to the College's strategic planning process and provides appropriate data in support of the College's goals and objectives;
Collaborates with the faculty, staff, and administrators Assessment Director to implement the College's Institutional Effectiveness Plan and serves as the College's primary leader for the assessment of organizational performance institutional outcomes assessment;
Serves on College committees and councils as assigned, and provides leadership for data-related governance groups;
Collaborates with SUNY counterparts, alliances, consortia, and College affiliates, and maintains professional associations to share formation, and to gather/interpret reliable and useful data and information for the College;
Supervises, assigns, recruits, evaluates, develops, promotes and disciplines assigned staff;
Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Administrative Services.
Five (5) years of institutional research or related experience
Effective communication skills and analytical skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analysis software
Experience working in a college or university setting and working knowledge of Oracle/Banner
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.
Review Start Date: 6/12/2023
Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses of the State University of New York.The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, sta...ff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.