Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two campuses located just minutes from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. The Journal Square campus sits in the center of Jersey City, next to a major PATH station and transportation hub, while the North Hudson Campus in Union City sits adjacent to a vital light rail station. We are proud to offer this exciting opportunity to fulfill your Institutional Research career goals in a progressive, vibrant, urban environment.
Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the 2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, was one of just five finalists in the U.S. for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the Culinary Arts Conference Center, in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus, and in 2015 for the award-winning Gabert Library. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding efforts towards continuous improvement in student success.
The Executive Director of Institutional Research is a key leadership position and coordinates data analysis and reporting across the College. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Executive Director of Institutional Research will lead efforts to collect, analyze, and report out on institutional data. As the college’s strategic leader for timely research and reporting, assessment, and planning, the Executive Director leads and participates on teams that use data to inform all levels of decision-making at one of the nation’s fastest-growing urban community colleges.
Develops efficient and reliable systems for external reporting to state and federal agencies. Meets all relevant timelines.
Designs and implements internal research and assessment projects. Oversees institution-level assessment.
Collects and integrates information to meet the needs of various constituent groups.
Delivers policy and planning recommendations to the
Senior Leadership team.
Coordinates data-gathering from students, staff, stakeholders and community members and communicates transparently regarding findings.
Supervises relevant staff.
Serves on the President’s Executive Council.
Coordinates and participates on campus committees. Establishes the priority of strategic planning, the development of key metrics, and appropriate assessment across functional areas. Leads efforts to document assessment loops across departments and divisions.
Fills leadership role in the development of HCCC’s Strategic Plan and monitors its implementation and results.
Leads the reporting, data, and evaluative processes related to Middle States accreditation and Annual Institutional Reports.
Communicates effectively to a wide variety of internal and external constituencies.
Provides training on best practices for the use and management of data.
Oversees survey and other forms of research, including consultation on design and interpretation of focus groups, surveys, and other research tools conducted by other offices of the College.
Participates in relevant professional development and remains active in
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in areas related to Educational Research and Evaluation, or an advanced degree in a discipline with a statistical focus (required). Appropriate research, statistical, writing and oral communications skills (required). The Executive Director must be able to work independently and to participate in joint projects collaboratively with faculty and staff, and must be familiar with State and Federal reporting requirements. Advanced familiarity with statistical software, database management systems, and spreadsheets (required). The ability to analyze, interpret, and report out on complex data (required). A minimum of three years of educational research experience in a community college, university, association or other higher education setting (required). Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
Send 1) a letter of application (no more than 4 pages) that addresses how your experience is a match to our posted needs and requirements, 2) a current resume, and 3) three professional references to Priyanka Naik at email@example.com. Please cc Linda Guastini at firstname.lastname@example.org as well.
For additional information and employment opportunities at HCCC, please visit:
www.njherc.org, www.higheredjobs.com and www.latinosinhighered.com. As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER
About Hudson County Community College
Hudson County Community College is a public, comprehensive urban community college committed to offering high-quality programs that are affordable, accessible and community-centered. Students at HCCC may pursue courses on two campuses, both of which are located in close proximity to public transportation hubs.