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The Air Force Institute of Technology’s (AFIT) Graduate School of Engineering and Management is pleased to announce the position of Director of Institutional Research and invites applications and nominations.
The Director of Institutional Research provides the leadership and has management responsibility for all institutional research efforts and functions for AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management. Additionally, the Director is responsible for administrative leadership of the Graduate School’s assessment activities. The Director plans, coordinates, and implements a comprehensive institutional research program and assessment initiatives that inform the academic decision making and strategic planning supporting the Graduate School’s mission and strategic initiatives. Through effective coordination with all administrative, business, instructional, and academic support services, the Director executes effective institutional research, planning, and assessment activities to support the Graduate School’s executive-level management team. The Director is responsible for data collection, analysis, and reporting, and s/he provides analyses of institutional effectiveness data, tracks institutional performance relative to strategic goals, and provides assessment data and analysis to a variety of constituents to facilitate informed planning and decision making. AFIT uses Colleague by Ellucian as its student information system. The Director’s major duties include:
Qualifications: The minimum qualifications required for consideration include: U. S. citizenship; a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a quantitative oriented discipline appropriate for the duties of the position; three years professional experience in higher education research, data analysis, planning, and institutional effectiveness (to include experience in both assessment and institutional research); two years of experience with databases, statistical software, and other high level computer skills, knowledge of statistical techniques, research methodology, data organization, and analysis; ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively and to initiate research studies and reports utilizing quantitative and qualitative methodologies; ability to communicate clearly and expertly (in English) in both verbal and written forms concerning academic, administrative, and technical subject matters.
The preferred qualifications include: a doctorate degree from a regionally accredited university in a quantitative oriented discipline appropriate for the duties of the position; five years or more of experience in a university/college Institutional Research office with increasing levels of responsibility, including at least three years experience at an Assistant Director or higher; extensive experience working with data warehouse and reporting systems; proficiency in the use of a range of information technology software such as SAS, SPSS, Oracle, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Office products; and experience managing and supervising personnel and budgets.
The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination of any offer. Official transcripts will be required upon hiring.
How to Apply: Complete applications should be received no later than May 24, 2013 for full consideration. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The application package must include a letter of application addressing the qualifications and responsibilities of the position, a resume or curriculum vitae (must include a detailed exposition of professional experience), copies of college transcripts, names of three current references (to include complete mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number), and if applicable, veterans’ preference documents (i.e. DD214, SF15, VA Letter).
Email submissions with attachments are preferred. Application packages may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org Nominations and applications can also be mailed to:
Dr. Randall Paschall, Chairman Hiring Committee
Air Force Institute of Technology
AFIT/ENWF Bldg 640 Rm 217C
2950 Hobson Way
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7765
Confidential requests for information can be directed to Dr. Randall Paschall, Hiring Committee Chair, email@example.com, 937-255-3636 ext 4554. Additional information about this position and benefits can also be found at http://www.usajobs.gov
The Air Force Institute of Technology offers 26 research-based masters and 14 PhD degree programs in engineering, applied sciences and mathematics, and select areas of management through its Graduate School of Engineering and Management. Recognized for its defense-focused research-based academic programs, the Graduate School has 140 full-time faculty serving over 700 full-time graduate students across 6 academic departments, 8 research centers. AFIT is the only Department of Defense academic institution recognized as a “Doctoral/Research University” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. AFIT’s defense-focused degree programs serve the U.S. Air Force, the Department of Defense, and Government agencies involved in national defense. Located near Dayton, Ohio, the campus resides on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, adjacent to world-class research facilities of the Air Force Research Laboratory. Dayton offers a wealth of social and cultural activities and is within easy driving distance of other major metropolitan areas to include Columbus and Cincinnati.
The Air Force Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Enrollment in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required as a condition of employment.
AFIT is an NSF ADVANCE Program sponsored consortium member.
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