College Institutional Researcher (COF) - Kern Community College District in Bakersfield California

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Kern Community College District

Bakersfield, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

College Site

Bakersfield College

Basic Fuction

This position is contingent on funding.
Reporting to the President, the College Institutional Researcher is responsible for institutional research that includes the development and dissemination of analytical data related to student success studies, college planning, and institutional effectiveness. The College Institutional Researcher works with college personnel to interpret, understand and analyze data. A portion of the College Institutional Researcher time is spent working with the District Director of Institutional Research and Reporting and other IR staff districtwide in order to ensure consistent and effective information districtwide. This percentage of time at the college and district may change based on business necessities.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, preferably in statistics, mathematics, or one of the social sciences and four (4) years of institutional research experience or equivalency based on eight (8) years of demonstrated experience in institutional research.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution, preferably in statistics, mathematics, or one of the social sciences, or graduate level education and specialization in Urban Planning, Management/Business Planning, or Educational Planning/Leadership and four(4) years of institutional research experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing computer applications, including statistical analysis, spreadsheet, word-processing, statistical software, and database software.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of community college students and employees.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES OF:
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and standard statistical procedures of sampling, correlation analysis, projections, and other qualitative and quantitative measures applied to education and social research.
  • Ability to plan, organize, conduct, and participate in analytical studies using research methodology in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience in database design and software applications as related to research interpretation and analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, student, and community population in an administrative position.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team setting.
  • Ability to organize and supervise assigned staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce effective and meaningful reports/documents.
  • Ability to interpret, articulate, and communicate a variety of regulations, policies, and procedures.

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It shall be the policy of the Kern Community College District that equal opportunity to seek, obtain, hold, and advance in employment in the District shall be afforded to all who qualify without discrimination because of race, color, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, and/or physical or mental disability. Appropriate qualifications for the performance of specific duties are the basic criteria for the employmentand promotion of personnel. Additional efforts will be made to recruit, develop, and to promote qualified members of groups that are underrepresented in the District workforce, even if that under-representation cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions on the part of the District.If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 336-5141.

Keyword Phrases

  • College Institutional Researcher (COF)
  • 3 campuses serving 38,000 diverse students
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Invested, Inclusive, Accountable, Focus, Committed
  • Institutional Research and Planning
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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