Under administrative direction, this position provides comprehensive institutional research services for Riverland Community College in order to enhance data-driven decision making and college effectiveness in meeting key performance indicators. This position applies quantitative/qualitative research and statistical analysis methods including predictive analytics and forecasting to evaluate, interpret results and make recommendations to improve student success.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related field.
Three years experience in a position with duties that include data management, data analysis, reporting, project management and/or quantitative research.
Advanced proficiency with query and reporting tools (such as Excel and Access).
Experience with statistical computing tools (such as SPSS).
Strong ability to organize, take initiative and operate independently with minimal direction.
Ability to manage and complete multiple projects with strict deadlines.
Effective communication and presentation skills.
Master's degree or higher.
Demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods, statistical modeling and trend analysis.
Experience with business intelligence tools such as Power BI and/or SAS.
Understanding of assessment practices in higher education including student learning assessment and academic program review.
Experience working with grants and data reporting.
Effective presentation and group facilitation skills.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. Please upload the following information with your application:
Letter of Interest
Contact information for three professional references
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Internal Number: 18620
About RIVERLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Riverland Community College, a proud member of the Minnesota State system, prides itself on student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. The College serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses.
With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, all located along the busy I-90 and I-35 corridors in southern Minnesota, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Many of our career programs have received specialized accreditations to align curricula and outcomes of programs or specific fields with national industry standards.
The College leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses. Students enjoy a rich college experience through a wide array of student life activities. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way for students to meet new friends, share talents, and develop leadership skills.
To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www.riverland.edu or www.minnstate.edu.