Supervisor: Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Develop and maintain institutional surveys and data with input from the Director for Institutional Research and Assessment. Maintain data related to college records and statistics. Assist the Director with various projects and office activities.
Contribute to the development and production of various annual reports for internal and external stakeholders (e.g., Institutional Dashboards, IPEDS, USNWR, Common Data Set, etc.).
Develop templates and produce various reports that may include tables, charts, and graphs to summarize analytical findings to support evidence-informed decision-making.
Support the construction and archiving of data files in order to analyze ad hoc and/or longitudinal data (e.g., data warehousing).
Assist with reaffirmation of accreditation activities by managing the collection, evaluation, and timely dissemination of data with academic, student affairs, and administrative offices.
Develop and manage database-driven tracking systems to analyze and report information related to campus compliance with federal, state, and accreditation policies and timelines.
Assist with the development, administration, and analyses of surveys, and other instruments, related to assessing and evaluating institutional efficiency and effectiveness in executing the College’s mission.
Produce executive summaries and reports that accurately communicate assessment, evaluation, and analytical findings for a wide array of audiences.
Assist in maintaining the College’s compliance with reporting requirements set forth by the Higher Education Act.
Manage and respond to requests from campus stakeholders for data and ad hoc reports.
Provide guidance and technical support to collaborators to appropriately assess and evaluate the College’s programs and services.
Attend meetings and participate in committees to support evidence-informed decision-making
Perform various administrative duties to provide general support for the office as necessary (e.g., filing, labeling, archiving, ordering and monitoring office supplies inventory).
Work collaboratively with other departments and administrative offices across the College as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned to support the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment or as needed by the College.
Basic Qualification: A bachelor’s degree is required in the social sciences, statistics, higher education, and/or related disciplines.
Preferred Qualification: Preferred experience in SQL, a Master’s degree is preferred
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Work with large complex datasets, including querying data from relational databases, preferably writing queries using SQL, importing/exporting from various sources, merging and cleaning data files, maintaining historical records, and inferring data relationships.
Analyze data using appropriate statistical techniques and software (e.g., SPSS or R).
Write in English with attention to spelling, grammar, accuracy and the needs of the target audience; presents numerical data effectively; articulate a compelling message; and use various mediums of communication effectively (e.g. emails, memos, social media). Speak English clearly, and cordially with individuals from multiple constituencies within the institution in a diverse and socially aware environment.
Report data and research in a meaningful and accessible format for a wide variety of audiences.
Conduct research in a higher education setting.
Manage a workflow that includes multiple collaborators, projects and deadlines.
Produce accurate, professional quality work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with a wide variety of individuals including faculty, staff and students.
Handle confidential data effectively; operate with integrity, discretion, and professionalism.
Must have access to reliable and secure computer and internet connection. Must maintain password protection for work files and records and ensure that no one else has access to password and login credentials at remote work site.
Must have access to a dedicated and suitable workstation at remote location, including desk or table and supporting, upright chair. Must ensure workstation is safe and free from hazards.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Time Type: Full-time 40 hours per week
Annual Pay Schedule: 12
Work Schedule: The regular hours for this position will be scheduled between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. These hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.
Work Model: Hybrid; also may be required to work on campus for entire week at times
Compensation: Pay Rate $28.00 per hour
Pitzer College is committed to providing comprehensive benefits to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Our benefits package includes competitive compensation, health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement savings plans, generous paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, bereavement, etc.), tuition reimbursement, tuition exchange program participation and more.
Physical Requirements: This is generally a sedentary position. Must be able to:
Sit for prolonged periods of time;
Operate a computer for prolonged periods of time;
Communicate with others by email, in person and over the telephone;
Read printed materials and a computer screen;
Have the mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment;
Assist with the set-up and teardown of event tables, signage and other materials;
Have the stamina to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced work environment
Instructions: Only qualified applicants please.
Application Materials: Upload the following materials to complete your application:
Cover Letter: Indicate your reason for interest in this position, describe how your qualifications make you an ideal candidate, and explain which of Pitzer’s core values best relates to your own.
Resume: List relevant qualifications and dates of experience.
Professional References: References will be contacted for select applicants and advance notice will be provided. Provide the names of at least three (3) individuals who can speak to your professional qualifications. Include their business titles, contact information and an indication of how you are acquainted with them (e.g., former supervisor, coworker, etc.).
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.