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Associate Director of Strategic Analytics and Institutional Research

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Position Title Associate Director of Strategic Analytics and Institutional Research
Faculty Rank No
Provide Rank
Position Number 022611
Department Institutional Research & Planning - 210000

Position Summary Information

Minimum Qualifications

- Masters Degree in higher education, public administration, social science, statistics, or related field of study.
- 3-5 years of experience in an institutional research office with a high level of responsibility, or increased responsibility over time.
- Expert knowledge of relational databases and the ability to manage and analyze data from various sources.
- Demonstrated proficiency with SAS, SQL, SPSS, Excel, Tableau, and/or other similar statistical and data file building and visualization reporting applications.
- Demonstrated SAS or SQL programming experience.
- Experience with enterprise Business Intelligence systems.
- Experience working in or with an IT department.

License/Certification Required
Preferred Qualifications
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate Director of Strategic Analytics and IR manages data and reporting projects, conducts statistical analyses, and reports information. Using sound practices of data analysis and visualization, this position provides information solutions with an understanding of best practices and business intelligence. This position develops interactive visualizations that address a variety of questions and audiences. This position uses SAS, SQL, Tableau, and SPSS, as well as other BI or data analysis tools to carry out many of the statistical reporting requirements. This position gives presentations about University data to various committees and entities. This position works with Information Analytics to develop dynamic reporting solutions for the University. This position supervises two analysts.

Type of Position Full Time Position
Staff/Non-Faculty Staff/Non-Faculty
Appointment Type 1.0
Work Schedule/Hours Mon-Fri, 8:00-5:00 pm
Number of Hours Per Week 40
Number of Months Per Year 12
Mandatory Staff No
Physical Demands of Position

Sitting at a desk and using a computer for long periods of time.

Posting Details Information

Proposed Date of Hire 06/01/2017
Application Procedure

How to Apply
A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position and a current resume or curriculum vitae. It is requested that the application package include the names of five references with titles, institutions, and contact information. References will not be contacted until the candidate provides approval. These materials should be submitted to the ASU application portal.

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Suggested Salary Range 80,000-95,000
Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the search committee Chair (Heather Langdon at

Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 02/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents