Basic Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time, substitute, temporary, or hourly assignments on an as needed basis.
We accept substitute applications on a continual basis.
Departments or Divisions will refer to the pool of applications on file, as needed, to fill temporary assignments.
Applicants will remain in the pool for at least 18 months.
Compensation will be based on the position that is being subbed. Substitute compensation will be calculated using step 1 of the level the classification is placed on the Classified Salary Schedule.
Under the direction of an area administrator,organize, develop, evaluate, and implement a comprehensive institutional research program to assist the College in improving its effectiveness as a learning-centered institution; provide research assistance to the instructional and non-instructional departments to aid in the institution's program review process, matriculation, accreditation, grant development, and strategic master planning.
Provide direction and support in the development, prioritization and implementation of research projects to support the planning and decision-making activities of the college. E
Collaborate with College faculty and staff to design and implement innovative technological solutions that will make appropriate institutional data available in a serviceable and informative format to students, faculty, managers, staff and the community. E
Collect and interpret statistical data regarding enrollment, matriculation, assessment,evaluation, demographics, student outcomes, and other related measures; provide data/research to support College perquisites and co-requisites. E
Congregate and analyze information about the District and its external environment for strategic planning and program development. E
Create internal and external surveys as necessary. E
Design and maintain a longitudinal, institutional research database. E
Develop, coordinate and maintain an annual calendar of institutional research and planning activities.E
Develop outcome models and prepare comprehensive reports for documenting College progress toward District, State and Federal accountability standards; ensure integrity of data delivered to the College's internal and external stakeholders. E
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public. E
Serve as a resource to faculty and staff requiring research assistance for projects, program review, grants, and other related research projects. E
Train faculty and staff on the decision support systems and issues regarding student outcomes and assessment. E
Serve as a research resource on various District committees and present research data as required. E
Prepare and maintain documentation regarding research operations and activities. E
Make presentations to various groups within the District, community and State as necessary. E
Coordinate special projects and initiatives, and perform other related duties as assigned. E
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: Master's degree from an accredited institution in social or behavioral science or related discipline, and two (2) years of experience in institutional research and planning, preferably at the community college level.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal Office Environment:
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and view a computer monitor for extended periods of time; reach, bend and twist; use hands to type or handle materials; lift and carry up to 25 pounds; and speak and exchange information.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Higher education in community colleges, including the mission of the California Community Colleges.
A variety of machines and equipment including scanners and personal computer with spreadsheet, word processing, desktop publishing and relational database management software.
Applied research methodology including research and evaluation designs, research practices and statistical analyses appropriate to the community college environment.
Statistical packages (e.g., SPSS) applicable to various projects.
Survey design software.
A structured query language.
Presentation systems and development software.
Applicable sections of the California Education Code and other applicable laws.
District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
Communicate effectively with others using tact, patience and courtesy.
Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
Train personnel on use of decision support systems.
Compile and prepare written reports.
Work independently with little direction.
Bring together disparate individuals and groups to work toward common institutional goals.
Multitask at widely varying levels of detail.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Categorize and maintain records.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability backgrounds and promote access and equity.
Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions.
Organize multiple projects and ensure that they are completed in a timely manner.
Understand the needs of the area as it pertains to institutional effectiveness and participate with the appropriate personnel to set goals and priorities for the College as a whole.
The number of Institutional Research Coordinator substitutes hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application will be maintained in this substitute pool for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vvc/ with your username and password.
It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.
All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Classified Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.
If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.
It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.
Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.
A complete file consists of all of the following:
1.Completed electronically signed Victor Valley College Classified application
2.Copies of college transcripts showing college coursework. (If you are using additional experience in lieu of educational requirements, please attach a document stating as such to the transcript attachment type or you will not be able to complete your application) NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application.
3.Valid California state driver's license may be acquired within thirty days of employment.
Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.
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