Department: Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness
Union/Non Union: Non Union
Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Job Description Summary:
The Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO) serves as a senior member of the Data Science, Innovation and Effectiveness team and is accountable for the institution's information assets and data governance structure, providing critical information for decision making, performing data analytics and trend analyses, and creation of reports for College leadership and external entities at the local, state, and federal levels. The Chief Data and Analytics Officer provides leadership for a team of professionals in the areas of institutional research, institutional effectiveness and assessment, and data and metrics. The Chief Data and Analytics Officer provides vision and implementation of the college's data strategy and governance. The Chief Data and Analytics Officer facilitates intentional partnerships and collaboration with key departments on campus to coordinate research and data analyses.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, in higher education administration, business administration, measurement, computer technology, management information systems or a social science related field.
Minimum of four (4) years' experience in quantitative and qualitative research, statistical analysis, and reporting. Four years of full-time equated experience in data analysis of large data sets, preferably longitudinal data sets.
Demonstrated understanding and use of qualitative and quantitative research tools. Strong background in utilizing databases, statistical analysis, and research design.
Minimum of four years supervisor experience.
Knowledge of local, state and national community college issues; academic and student development programs; curriculum development; current trends and issues relating to federal and state reporting; accreditation requirements; current and innovative practices in the development and assessment of institutional effectiveness and student learning outcomes.
Demonstrated history of developing and supporting data governance and data quality programs, and performance measure creation
Experience in data analysis and interpretation
Demonstrated track record regarding the development of assessment tools and methods of measurement; data warehousing; data dashboards; use of data for program improvement; and management information systems
Experience with instructional program assessment
Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics
Knowledge of the SPSS software package or other quantitative statistical software, i.e. R, Python, etc.
Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Demonstrate knowledge of assessment theory and practice.
Able to provide multiple examples of working with assessment data and interpreting results using SPSS or other statistical software.
Knowledge of database management systems functionality and database query language theory
Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to deliver complex information to vast audiences
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants who apply by Friday, October 28, 2022, will receive first consideration.
Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George's Community College's current vaccine mandate will expire for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.
Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.