Institutional Research Director - Hunter College, CUNY

  • August 29, 2021 3:33 PM
    Message # 10967060

    Job Title: Institutional Research Director - Provost Office

    Job ID: 22583

    Location: Hunter College

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Regular


    This position reports to the Provost.

    DUTIES: Hunter College· seeks a proactive Director to take a lead position in the reorganization of its Institutional Research Office, which designs and conducts studies to inform College policy and decision-making. The work of this office is critical to the development, evaluation, and analysis of Hunter's initiatives in academic areas, student affairs, and enrollment management.

    In addition to the general duties, the Director will:

    • Design and oversee research efforts with an institutional scope and assists departments and offices with focused research needs.
    • Create and conduct a research program of longitudinal studies, survey research, outcomes assessment and other policy studies as needed.
    • Develop institutional research data systems, workflows, and other resources.
    • Maintain standard management information and official statistics for internal and external reporting and surveys.
    • Collaborate across academic and student affairs to support student success initiatives.
    • Prepare and interpret analytic reports, research findings, and their implications.
    • Supervise research staff.


    BA/BS required and at least eight (8) years of appropriate experience in the area in which his/her responsibility will lie.

    Expertise in statistical techniques from descriptive to multivariate; thorough understanding of research methods: expertise in using R and/or SPSS for creation and manipulation of large datasets, proficiency in Tableau, working with complex file structures and data analysis); ability to work independently and learn quickly; excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills; graduate degree in a relevant analytic or social science discipline (e.g., Data Analytics, Statistics, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Sociology) is desirable. Familiarity with CUNY databases and IR functions is desirable. Familiarity with campus-wide student success initiatives is desirable.


    Directs institutional research programs and contributes to academic program planning, evaluation, and other activities related to the College's mission.

    • Works collaboratively with senior management on issues of assessment, including general institutional effectiveness and measures of student success and learning

    • Designs and oversees research efforts with an institutional scope and assists departments and offices with focused research needs

    • Coordinates program reviews and accreditation reporting

    • Manages institutional research data systems and other resources

    • Maintains standard management information and official statistics for internal and external reporting

    • Develops procedures to support analytical, planning, and assessment functions in student and academic areas

    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Job Title Name: Institutional Research Director


    Higher Education Officer




    Salary commensurate with education and experience.

    CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


    Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

    Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.


    The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on Sept.16, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


    CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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