Institutional Researcher

Iowa Western Community College
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,000-$55,000
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Position Title Institutional Researcher

Job Description

Join our dynamic team at Iowa Western, as a skilled Institutional Researcher and play a key role in driving institutional excellence! This position is an on-campus position that reports Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm. The Institutional Researcher uses qualitative and quantitative data to help the institution track and report on key performance indicators, trends, and benchmarks. This position handles short-term and long-term projects, including IPEDS reporting and ad-hoc requests. Having experience in higher education institutional research is beneficial, but not required. The ideal candidate also knows how to take information and put it into easily-understood infographics, charts, and reports for multiple stakeholders. Using Excel is essential for performing this position, as is time management, attention to detail and organization. The Institutional Researcher knows the importance of documenting processes and storing raw data to ensure the institution's ability to provide consistent and replicable reporting. This position allows for an individual to work independently and as part of a team. Not only is the Institutional Researcher part of Institutional Effectiveness, but the position works closely with IT, and serves on shared governance committees. If this sounds like you, apply today!

Full Time/Part Time Regular, Full Time If part time, projected hours (per week) Organizational Division Academic Affairs Campus Location Council Bluffs Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in the areas of math, statistics, computer science, business analytics, social or behavioral science, or any related fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Two (2) or more years of experience collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Ability to pass a background check, have a valid driver's license, and good driving record
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree with an emphasis in research, statistics, measurement, or evaluation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data extraction reporting tools relating to Ellucian Colleague
  • Ability to perform data collection from a variety of database sources including ODBC connections, SQL, and Microsoft Access queries is beneficial but not required
  • Experience developing and designing data dashboards using data visualization software such as Power BI or Tableau
  • Physical Demands

  • Work is performed in a normal office setting
  • The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and use hands to operate computer keyboard, telephone and basic office equipment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Lifting up to 10lbs
  • Salary $50,000-$55,000 Benefits Summary

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    Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Statement

    Iowa Western Community College will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, citizenship, medical condition, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status as those terms are defined under applicable laws.

    If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact the Dean of Student Life and Success and/or the Director of Human Resources at [email protected] or 712-325-3200. You may also contact the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: [email protected]

    Posting Detail Information

    Job Open Date 08/04/2023

    Job Close Date 09/18/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

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