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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Coordinator
Department Institutional Research and Assessment
Position Category Staff - NonClassified
Job Summary

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

The individual will assist in the development of information systems and perform research, administrative and analytical tasks to support the operational, planning and management decisions of the College and to meet external reporting requests.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the design and implementation of research and information systems to support college planning, student learning outcomes assessment and decision making.

Conduct research on the characteristics of the institution, to include students, personnel, and graduates.

Collect, analyze, and report data for both internal and external communities.

Maintain compliance with IPEDS and other federal and State reporting requirements.

Respond to requests for information from publishers of college guidebooks and other national surveys.

Provide responses to ongoing and ad hoc requests for institutional information.

Support CCRI’s annual Career Placement & Graduate Transfer Report.

Work with the team to prepare and deliver presentations of research findings.

Work jointly with College administrators, faculty, and staff and external institutions and agencies as required.

Work collaboratively with the institutional research and assessment team as required.

Assist the director in the implementation of policies and procedures of the office.

Develop and maintain complex statistical data reports, pivot tables, graphs, charts, presentations, etc. for management use; maintain historical data for comparisons.

Working collaboratively with the director, provide analytical support and advice to departments requiring help with the compilation of information as well as statistical analysis of survey results.

Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.

Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Perform related duties as assigned by the director of institutional research & planning.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, with emphasis on quantitative skills and statistical analysis is required.

A minimum of five years’ experience in a college Institutional Research or Assessment office or related area is required

Demonstrated proficiency with the analysis package, advanced spreadsheets including pivot tables (Excel), word processing, relational databases, and graphic and presentation software required.

Strong problem solving skills and a demonstrated ability to handle complex tasks simultaneously are essential.

Demonstrated ability to gather, compile, and analyze research data and present data in tabular, pictorial, and graphic form required.

Accuracy and precision in data interpretation and reporting is necessary.

Ability to communicate effectively and maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrated ability to work with extracted data, utilize an SQL tool to query the college’s database and verify the results in a deadline and detailed-oriented office is required.

Three or more years of experience with an ERP system, preferably Banner (Ellucian), is required; must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality of information.

Preferred Qualifications

Community college experience preferred.

Reports To Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Campus Location Initially located at the Warwick Campus
Work Schedule Calendar
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information Non-Standard; 35 hours per week
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time
Permanent/Limited Position Permanent
Benefits Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union CCRIPSA
Pay Grade PSA 12
Salary Range Range begins at $48,258
Additional Salary Information

Hiring salary commensurate with education and experience.

Civil Service List position No
Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Personal computer hardware and software, as well as peripherals; Highly proficient with MS Excel, especially advanced pivot table reports, MS Access, Toad (SQL tool) and SPSS.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions

Desired Start Date asap
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Application Open Date
Application Close Date (includes the grace period)
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be received by November 8, 2017.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information. Please include name and contact information for three references within the application. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn of this job opportunity? (web site, advertisement/publication, agency referral, personal referral, other). Please be specific when using web site or publication names.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document