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 Coordinator of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

 

Louisiana College Office of Academic Affairs has an immediate opening for Coordinator of Institutional Research & Effectiveness. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Coordinator for Institutional Research & Effectiveness will be responsible for the collection, maintenance, and reporting of institutional data and the preparation of reports essential to institutional decision-making and planning. The person will work hand in hand to provide exceptional customer service to departments, divisions, and schools as they creatively develop collection methods and uses of various institutional data. This person will also work, as needed, with institutional departments in the collection and reporting of institutional data to both internal and external entities. Applicants must have significant experience in the areas listed under Responsibilities. Applicants should speak directly to this experience when making application for this position.

 

Responsibilities:

-        As an IPEDS “Key Holder” the individual will be responsible for generating and submitting data mandated by state, federal, and other external agencies.

-        Research and provide reports to administration, Board of Trustee committees (as necessary), and accreditation agencies. This includes the development of the FactBook, maintaining an IR website on the lacollege.edu webpage, and providing support for other offices as necessary.

-        Development, implementation, and management of online course evaluation measures

-        Inputting and Managing information entered into the institution’s Institutional Effectiveness software system – Compliance Assist.

-        Managing the institution’s use of SurveyMonkey software products

-        Creating and Maintaining database query language to ensure accurate data reporting

-        Ensuring development of appropriate reports through the institution’s Jenzabar Ex system (Infomaker)

-        Create and maintain data for use by department chairs and division heads

-        Assist in training faculty and staff in the use of IR software and resources

-        Provide data based analysis of institutional data to key institutional decision makers

-        Develop processes to link institutional policies to institutional research data collection to ensure policy compliance

-        Respond to data requests as needed

-        Other data management duties as needed

 

Qualifications

-        Bachelor’s degree in Education Research, Statistics, Computer Science, Social Science Research or other relevant field

-        Experience with database management, data extraction, data analysis, survey design, and presentation

-        Experience in developing reports for a variety of audiences

-        At least two years’ experience in higher education administration

-        Experience with Survey Monkey

-        Experience with Jenzabar EX

-        Ability to clearly communicate in written form, orally, and develop clear presentations

-        Ability to work in a pressure environment

-        Experience in an institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

-        Adherence to the institution’s mission statement

-        A professing, born again, Christian

  

 

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names, addresses, telephone and email of three references to: Dr. Travis Wright, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.

 

College Registrar

Louisiana College invites applications of individuals for the position of Registrar, beginning January 2, 2014. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, this position provides special focus for the university’s mission as it relates to enrollment and graduation. The Registrar focuses on the strategic process and direction for the Registrar’s Office and provides hands-on leadership for the successful planning of resources, processes and technologies that impact student enrollment and academic progress.

The Registrar is responsible for the planning, implementation and assessment of comprehensive programs and services to students, faculty and staff. Louisiana College places much emphasis on the personal customer service offered by campus staff members. The Registrar is to embody a Christ-like persona and willingness to go the extra mile to help those in need. As the institution strives to become more innovative in both delivery methodologies and the demographics served, the Registrar will define and develop student information systems strategy with consideration for non-traditional terms, online degree programs, with an emphasis on the student experience. The candidate will be expected to build on the office’s accomplishments by continuing to expand self-service and online tools to better serve students in the future, and develop and implement innovative registration policies and processes. The Registrar facilitates daily collaboration between academic departments and administrative units, and serves on the college’s Academic Council, providing guidance and council on the ramifications of curricular modification. This position is also responsible for enforcing and ensuring the university’s compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) with respect to students’ academic records.

The Registrar works closely with Registrar’s Office staff to perform the following administrative duties: recommend academic policy development and revision (through the Academic Council), including the planning, development, and implementation of procedures used in the registration process; oversee record maintenance functions; provide data and materials to academic departments; contribute to the development of the academic calendar; communicate accurate academic information to students, faculty, deans, directors and department chairperson, and strategically evaluate office effectiveness of both automated and manual processes. This position is also responsible for all aspects of commencement ceremonies, production of diplomas, transcript production, enrollment verification and reporting (IPEDS), final exam scheduling, and maintaining the Louisiana College academic catalog in both digital and print formats.

The Registrar holds Louisiana College faculty standing but not rank, and therefore requires a Master’s Degree in a field appropriate to higher education. Qualified applicants will have 3-5 years at the level of Assistant Registrar or higher at a liberal arts institution. Applicants with extensive experience with Jenzabar EX products, especially Infomaker and other report building software will be given preference.

Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional and graduate programs, located in Pineville, LA. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

 

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names, addresses, telephone and email of three references to: Dr. Travis Wright, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Louisiana College, P. O. Box 567, Pineville, LA 71359 or e-mail information to: academicaffairs@lacollege.edu.

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