Project/Program Management/Planning, Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Institutional Research at Saint Mary’s College has an all campus mission. The office works with all constituents to help to support the data needs of the College. Responsible for data management and analysis, organization and development of systems for efficient access to and communication of institutional data. Respond to ad hoc data/information requests from the campus community. Design research projects from initial concept to final report. Perform complex analyses of institutional data to provide decision support in areas such as enrollment management, outcomes assessment and strategic planning to support the mission. Coordinates faculty course evaluations, leads office website maintenance, assists offices working on unit evaluations, and coordinates multiple survey research projects. Position represents on the office on a variety of College committees. Essential job functions include:
Using technical skills and abilities, completes projects in Institutional Research as assigned such as fact book production, survey research, internal and external data reporting and web page development.
Coordinates administration and reporting of faculty course evaluations.
Leads administration of survey research including Survey of Admitted Students and Employment Surveys.
Ensures office website content is accurate and up to date
Responsible for assisting offices as they complete annual administrative unit evaluations and assessments including the development of measureable outcomes and methods of assessment.
Works with IT to develop automated reports where applicable and utilize office software (i.e. Tableau) to make data more widely available to campus constituents.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Computer Science, Data Science, or other relevant field. Demonstrated competence in research processes, including data collection, analysis, standardized/statistical reporting, use of statistical methods, and use of computer hardware and software pertinent to institutional research. Experience in working with relational databases (SCT/Banner a plus) and in the use of computer applications to manipulate data and produce statistical reports and analyses (e.g., SAS/SPSS/Tableau). Able to use statistical database, spreadsheet, word-processing and presentation computer programs to translate quantitative and qualitative data into usable information for planning, assessment and other purposes. At least 3 years of experience in survey design, administration, and analysis and in reporting data. Understanding of data visualization techniques and knowledge of proper usage. Knowledge of issues in higher education and ability to conduct appropriate literature searches to obtain information to support strategic planning. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and ability to work and communicate in group settings. Knowledge of qualitative data gathering methodologies such as focus groups and moderating. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse campus constituencies to identify information needs and create custom reports that respond to those needs.
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.
About Saint Mary's College
Saint Mary’s College is an all-women’s Catholic institution located just north of South Bend, Indiana, on 100 acres of trees, gardens, and manicured lawns. It is fully accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association with more than 30 undergraduate majors, 4 graduate programs, and approximately 1,600 students. The tradition of empowering women through excellent academic programs and spiritual support began with its founding in 1844 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Saint Mary’s College has practiced its core values of learning, community, faith/spirituality, and justice for more than 170 years. The College continues to grow and prosper, with approximately 20,000 living alumnae.
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.