Reading Area Community College 10 South 2nd Street, Reading, PA, USA
Oct 15, 2019Full time
Summary: Establishes and maintains institutional databases to support institutional research activities, long-range planning and other institutional decision-making needs; provides technical assistance to other departments in their research activities; directs the collection and dissemination of data to external agencies; provides technical support around grant development activities; conducts special projects as directed by the Dean of Assessment , Research, and Planning Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Establish and maintain institutional databases to support institutional research activities, long-range planning and other institutional decision making needs. 2. Provide statistical, informational and administrative support to the various departments at the College, and other committees using existing databases, reports, or data obtained from such sources as libraries, the internet, federal agencies, state agencies, accrediting agencies, and other research departments, etc. 3. Prepare and submit state and federal reports such as surveys of our educational programs, enrollment, postsecondary completions, institutional characteristics, etc. 4. Conduct and supervise semi-annual, bi-annual, or annual surveys and studies such as graduate follow-up, employer follow-up, non-returning students, etc. 5. Collect, collate, and analyze research and program evaluation data; synthesizes data, and write reports. 6. Develop and insure the use of proper confidentiality protocols around the handling of highly sensitive research and planning information. 7. Collect, synthesize, and analyze data from many sources in order to discover trends, attitudes, and other hidden information that may be useful in addressing institutional deficiencies. 8. Provide support to supervisor for managing and meeting ad-hoc reporting requests. 9. Develop and maintain databases and reporting spreadsheets to support the development of profiles for enrolled students, graduates, and students who transferred. 10. Develop and maintain a system for documenting office reporting protocols for the purpose of facilitating continuity of operation when an employee is absent or leaves. 11. Produce reports in support of enrollment management and recruitment. 12. Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.