This position assists the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness with the primary objectives of the office: ensuring the college meets federal and state requirements for institutions of higher education; designing data collection/analysis/reporting tools to support the college's mission and operations; researching appropriate databases to provide statistical information for the College. Provides useful data in understandable and presentable formats to college administrators, faculty and staff for decision-making and informational purposes. The emphasis for this position is on data collection/analysis/reporting, as well as assisting the Director of Institutional Planning, Research, and Effectiveness with administrative and project-related duties as needed.
Conducts research for the college including but not limited to surveys, data requests, economic trending, enrollments, demographics, and performance metrics.
Responds to ad hoc requests for research and data analysis.
Compiles, manipulates, and analyzes data sets using a variety of software and data extraction tools.
Creates custom dashboards and institutional research reports from a database environment.
Works with faculty and staff to create surveys and needs analysis studies.
Designs survey instruments and analyzes the data gathered.
Develops and maintains the IPRE web pages.
Designs evaluation instruments & systems as needed.
Creates and maintains databases for tracking data as needed.
Assists with program health reviews, institutional planning, assessment, and accreditation activities.
Participates in committees, work groups, and professional development activities.
Completes continuing professional development through supervisor approved learning opportunities.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (Social Science, Statistics, or related field) and two years of related experience, or equivalent.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office; proficiency in Excel.
Masters degree in related field preferred.
Related coursework or experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research methods, program evaluation, assessment, or higher education preferred.
Knowledge and experience working with relational databases.
Ability to analyze data and prepare presentations and reports.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Commitment to the mission of the community and technical college.
Internal Number: 65404
About Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is a member college of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. As one of the two largest colleges in our system, BCTC transfers more students to four-year universities than any other college in the state. It awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 40 career and technical programs with day, evening, and online classes serving more than 16,000 students annually at seven campuses. Customized workforce training serves more than 500 businesses annually. BCTC provides excellence in learning and service with caring, experienced professors, helpful staff, and excellent facilities and a focus on student success. The college sustains strong partnerships with our communities to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the region.