diversity | Director in Fairbanks, AK

Director

  • University of Alaska
  • $95,240.00 - 147,300.00 / Year *
  • 650 Hollis St
  • Fairbanks, AK 99709
  • Full-Time



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The employer is a provider of higher education.
  • Reports directly to the Provost.
  • Leads UAF Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research (PAIR) and supervises its staff.
  • Oversees externally mandated accountability reporting.
  • With PAIR staff, further develop (or select for purchase) automated data reporting and presentation tools, to reduce staff effort in producing routine reports and to provide ready access for data users.
  • Is a member of Provost's Council and Chancellor's Cabinet.
  • Collaborates with senior administrators to identify data and information needs.
  • Collaborates with the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions, Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community and Native Education, and Deans to develop and use data analytics to inform student recruiting.
  • Collaborates with the Vice Provost and Dean of General Studies, Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community and Native Education, and Deans to develop and use data analytics to inform student retention and completion programs.
  • Collaborates with the Vice Chancellor for Research to develop and use data analytics to inform strategies to increase external support of research.
  • With assistance of PAIR staff, monitors external data resources and uses available data for benchmarking, predictive modeling, and other applications. Acquires (if PAIR budget permits) or recommends the acquisition of needed proprietary data.
  • Participates in all major planning efforts, such as UAF Strategic Planning and Strategic Enrollment Management Planning. Identifies and provides information, and analysis to inform planning; advises on goals and strategies; identifies (in consultation with other leaders), implements, and reports on measures of performance.

  • Experience in organizational administration and management
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and problem solving skills
  • Advanced training and practice in research design and quantitative analysis of big data
  • Expert knowledge in database design, data manipulations, and evaluation
  • Experience communicating complex data and information to diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of university operations, finance, institutional research's role in recruiting, and retention processes
  • Knowledge of external factors impacting universities, such as demographics, economic factors, exceptional oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills to navigate complex environments
  • Knowledge of SIS systems (e.g., Banner)
  • Minimum three years experience in IR for a research university or equivalent organization.
  • Minimum two years managerial or administrative experience.
  • Master's degree or equivalent in a field related to data analysis, planning or management, or equivalent experience.

Associated topics: administrative assistant, administrative support, assist, assistant, chief operations officer, document, facilities, food, operational support, records management


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.