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Assoc. Vice President of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, & Planning

Baltimore City Community College

Job Title: Assoc. Vice President of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, & Planning
Job Location: Baltimore , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Chancellor, president, provost, VP
Grants, programs, research admin
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-05
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Vice President of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, & Planning
Baltimore City Community College

About Baltimore City Community College

Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves more than 15,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that 100** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2016. **Based on fall 2015 credit enrollment.

Description/Job Summary

Overview of Position:

The Associate Vice President position provides administrative oversight for the College’s institutional effectiveness, assessment, accreditation, and research operations.  The individual must work collegially with faculty and staff to promote a climate for student success.  The Associate Vice President for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning is instrumental in leading and facilitating institutional strategic planning, master planning, policy formation and appropriate operational planning, which culminates in actionable strategies for continuous improvement and the enhancement of institutional resource allocation processes.  The Associate VP for Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning develops and prepares institutional planning documents; oversees institutional research functions to support institutional studies, data management, and institutional reporting; directs the maintenance of institutional records including retention and outcomes reports; leads and facilitates efforts arising from strategic and institutional effectiveness planning; and ultimately provides the President and the President’s Staff with information necessary for institutional compliance and decision-making.  The preferred candidate will possess exceptional quantitative and analytics skills. 

An Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for:
Leadership/Management Practices

  • Works with the President and the Executive team to prepare the institution’s strategic plan and master plans to position the college for continuous improvement and growth
  • Supervises the activities of the institutional effectiveness, assessment and planning research staff
  • Works collaboratively with the Vice Presidents of Business and Finance and Academic Affairs to align planning and budgeting processes that support the Strategic Plan

Institutional Effectiveness

  • Coordinates planning, evaluation, program analysis and continuous quality improvement activities related to institutional effectiveness
  • Facilitates use of organizational tools to help departments and units develop strategic plans, improve key processes, assess institutional needs and develops collaborative team environments
  • Develops and facilitates the College’s model for shared governance and institutional and unit engagement in planning and assessment to assure institutional requirements are fulfilled; unit priorities are available for consideration and priorities are communicated and widely understood
  • Collaborates with College committees focused on the acquisition and implementation of the College’s ERP system

Strategic Planning and Assessment

  • Develops, facilitates, and reviews the College’s strategic plan, mission, vision, core values, policies, and procedures
  • Facilitates internal and external community involvement and feedback in development and review of strategic plan
  • Guides changes needed for implementation of the strategic plan initiatives
  • Participates in college-wide divisional planning, resource allocation, budgeting, and management processes as required ensuring alignment with the College’s strategic plan
  • Collaborates with executive leadership to develop and/or gain area specific plans (e.g. academic master plan, enrollment management plan and information technology plan) and to ensure linkage amongst these plans to the College’s strategic and operational plans
  • Oversees the assessment and reporting to the College’s critical success factors and other key performance and efficiency indicators
  • Directs communication of assessment results to the college community

Administrative Projects

  • Directs the collection, analysis, and reporting of college data regarding institutional effectiveness and assessment, survey administration, as well as research on specific topics that will assist in the decision making process of the President and executive staff
  • Develops materials for formal presentations and participates and/or leads institutional committees and task forces that allow for information development, sharing, review and maintenance to assure uniformity, availability and access of institutional data
  • Directs the maintenance of institutional records and retention
  • Maintains the institutional and administrative unit organization charts
  • Provides reports for the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the Board of Trustees, and various internal and external agencies

Committee Leadership/Involvement

  • Serve as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee
  • Serve as Co-Chair of the College-Wide Assessment Committee (CWAC)
  • Member of the Accreditation Monitoring Council (AMC)
  • Member of the College Council

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education:
    • Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, or in a field related to educational leadership, measurement or quantitative methods
  • Experience:
    • Seven (7) years of higher education management experience involving a combination of strategic planning, program review, outcomes assessment, and institutional research.
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in higher education administration at a Community College 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree in Business, Public Administration or in a field related to educational leadership, measurement, or quantitative methods

Information and Application Process Instructions

Why Work at BCCC?

Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a crossroads of diverse peoples, of learning and work, and the multiplicity of stakeholders we serve: individuals, businesses, government and educational institutions of the community at large.

Our employees enjoy a collegial environment that is both challenging and welcoming. We stay innovative as we strive to be the leader in providing quality education that responds to and meets the needs of a diverse population of learners. Students come here to change their lives through education.

BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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