Dean, Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness and Information Technology Services - Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

Reporting to the President, the Dean serves as the chief planning & research officer for the college providing strategic and operational leadership as well as oversight for all planning, research and assessment functions supporting academic programs, services and student success initiatives. The position oversees information technology services and collaborates in the development of the facilities master plan. Partners with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Enrollment Management and Finance, in support of the college’s student success initiatives and retention strategies and plans. Works with the college community at –large in the creation, implementation and assessment of best-practices related to academic program development, student success initiatives and retention goals. Works with the chief academic officer in efforts related to institutional accreditation and accreditation program reviews of specific academic programs. Note: This position is exempt from bargaining unit.

Dean, Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness and Information Technology Services

Posted: 05-09-2018
Campus: No Preference
Salary: TBD
  • Holds primary operations responsibility for all research and assessment aspects of the college’s academic and student development programs and initiatives
  • Responsible for oversight of all information technology services management and operations
  • Provides leadership in the identification and recommendation of new and emerging technologies as well as relevant applications of present MIS system in support of college needs
  • In conjunction with Business Service and Finance, provides direction and oversight in the development of the Facilities Master Plan
  • Responsible for planning of all key college initiatives including capital planning
  • Provides executive leadership in assessment and accreditation review in conjunction with the Vice President, Academic Affairs and the Vice President, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management for institutionally supported student success strategies
  • Works in partnership with the Vice President, Academic Affairs and the Vice President, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, in developing a collaborative working relationship between faculty, student affairs and institutional research staff in implementing student success strategies targeting at risk students
  • Co-chairs the Institutional Effectiveness Committee with the Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the operational plans of the college’s cross-functional committees, including resource needs
  • Assists in the identification of grant and other external resources to advance the institutional research needs of the college, including the provision of data to support grant applications
  • Provides leadership in the development of policy, procedure, programs and systems in support of areas overseen
  • Models and implements effective management strategies with institutional research and ITS in such areas as on-going professional development, mentoring and customer service awareness, conflict management and consensus-building
  • Works with Finance to project enrollments as the input to annual budget development
  • Develops, implements and monitors complex division budgets in concert with the Strategic Plan and with other members of the President’s Cabinet
  • Fosters the utilization of data analysis as the basis for strategic decision–making
  • Leads in the development of a climate that promotes and supports innovation and improved services to students and the community through the use of technology
  • As the college’s Affirmative Action Officer, ensures all departments act in compliance with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, Americans With Disabilities Act and other federal and state regulations as well as college policy
  • Serves as an internal resource to members of the college on matters related to institutional planning and research, information technology services and capital planning
  • Serves in an active and visible leadership role with New Jersey sector-wide Affinity group and with the external community college leadership community
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Higher Education Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Business or related field. Earned Doctorate preferred
  • Five years of progressively responsible leadership in Institutional Research in higher education, preferably in a community college setting, with three years supervisory experience
  • Prove leadership experience in assessment initiatives
  • Proven leadership in development of capital improvement plans
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and monitoring budgets
  • Knowledge of emergent technology, applications and infrastructure
  • Demonstrated ability to engage staff to build on past successes while fostering change
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous and synergistic improvement of assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop in others the design of measureable outcomes assessment strategies to formulate data-driven decisions
  • Knowledge of public sector/higher education federal and state regulation and compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external populations
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus in a service-oriented environment
Full-time, primarily located at the Mays Landing campus, this position requires a flexible schedule at any campus.

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline: 05-28-2018.

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