Job Details
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Institutional Effectiveness
01/29/2018
$80,479 - $88,836 annually with a potential to reach $98,059

Lake Tahoe Community College District announces a professional opportunity to lead in the areas of college planning and institutional effectiveness. Under the general direction of the Superintendent/President, this position will coordinate and administer a comprehensive college-wide planning and institutional research program that integrates data informed approaches to planning and operations; collect, analyze, and share research information; and document and track institutional effectiveness. In addition, the position takes the lead on coordinating the college’s strategic and master planning processes, and assuring the linking of planning to the budgeting process. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators in the implementation and assessment of student learning outcomes and oversee the process of Comprehensive and Annual Program Review for both instructional and non-instructional areas.

LTCC recently went through an accreditation self-study with a visit in October 2017, and is at the start of a new strategic planning cycle. This is the second year of a Title III grant in which the new Director of Institutional Effectiveness will hire two new grant-funded positions. Overall this position will oversee three classified employees.

Normal hours of work are Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department and workweeks exceeding 40 hours are typical during high workload periods. This position is exempt from overtime compensation. Please see the position description for complete requirements and duties.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

LTCC reserves the right to reopen the position or extend the deadline if an adequate applicant pool is not received.

After reviewing applications, those applicants judged most suitable for the position will be invited to initial interviews. These applicants will be notified by phone on or about Friday, February 2, 2018. Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled for February 14 and 15, 2018. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.

04/02/2018

Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, plan, organize, control, and direct college-wide planning and institutional research program that integrates data informed approaches to planning and operations; collect, analyze, and share research information; document and track institutional effectiveness; train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

  • Plan, organize, control, and direct the development and implementation of effectiveness and outcome measures and techniques; lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive research and evaluation program related to federal, state, and accreditation requirements; coordinate a systematic and integrated institutional planning and program review process; oversee special studies, projects, and analysis related to program evaluation, master planning activities, and outcome measures.
  • Collaborate with the Superintendent/President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Academic Senate President to provide leadership for all accreditation-related activities.
  • Facilitate the ongoing review of enrollment trends and work with College leadership to set institutional projections and goals.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and publish information and data related to institutional management and effectiveness, including but not limited to: District and service area demographics, external factors and trends impacting enrollment, campus enrollment trends, student retention and persistence, and student success data.
  • Participate as an active member or guest in District participatory governance councils, committees, and/or groups. Develop and deliver presentations to governance councils, students, staff, and faculty groups as well as periodic presentations to the Board of Trustees.
  • Collaborate with faculty Student Learning Outcome Coordinator to coordinate the implementation and assessment of instructional and service area student learning outcomes at the course, program/department, and institutional levels.
  • Work with college leadership to determine research priorities; oversee the development of a Resource Development Plan that is aligned with the College’s vision, mission, beliefs, and master and operational plans, with a particular focus on the goals of the Educational Master Plan and Strategic Plan.
  • Provide leadership in the design, implementation, and analysis of all surveys including but not limited to student experience, campus climate, community surveys, and 360-degree reviews.
  • Coordinate and provide conceptual leadership in the assessment of educational and institutional effectiveness and outcomes for the District; direct the development and implementation of effectiveness and outcome measures and techniques.    
  • Facilitate timely and accurate response to all surveys and reports required by the state and federal government and other external agencies.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees; recommend transfers, reassignment, termination, and disciplinary actions.
  • Provide professional development, technical expertise, information, and assistance to College personnel regarding assigned functions; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Facilitate the analysis, evaluation, and improvement of ongoing business processes in a variety of departments; provide training when needed through existing College personnel or outside consultants.
  • Plan, organize, and implement long and short-term programs and activities designed to support institutional priorities.
  • Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files related to personnel and assigned activities.
  • Communicate with administrators, other campus personnel, and outside entities to coordinate research and planning activities and programs; resolve issues and conflicts; and exchange information.
  • Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budgets for assigned areas; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
  • Support the application, planning, development, and evaluation of grants.
  • Oversee the ongoing development and management of a data warehouse and the preparation and maintenance of records, reports, analysis, recommendations, data, and research findings.
  • Operate a computer and assigned software programs; operate other office equipment as assigned.
  • Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned.

Other Duties:

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience: 
Any combination equivalent to: Master's degree in social science, mathematics, statistics, business, economics, education, public administration, nonprofit management, organizational leadership or related field and five years of experience with increasing responsibility for comprehensive program review, resource development, grant writing, and strategic planning.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated specialized experience in institutional research
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Experience preparing and administering budgets for assigned programs and projects.
  • Successful experience in coordinating the development of policies and procedures regarding research and planning functions.
  • Demonstrated experience making presentations.
  • Ability to supervise the maintenance of databases and websites.
  • Knowledge of and experience in interpreting state and federal regulations, as well as pending legislation.
  • Doctorate from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social science, mathematics, statistics, business, economics, education, public administration, nonprofit management, organizational leadership or related field.
  • Three years of full-time management level experience including supervising staff, budget, and accounting procedures.
  • Experience working in a community college.

Knowledge of:

  • Planning, organization and direction of institutional management and effectiveness, District and service area demographics, external factors and trends impacting enrollment, campus enrollment trends, student retention and persistence, and student success data.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. 

Ability to:

  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities. 

Additional Requirement (Licensure/Certification):

  • No additional requirement.

Working Environment:

  • Indoor/Office environment.
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) membership
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