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Institution: San Jose-Evergreen Community College District
Location: San Jose, Browns Town
Admin-Institutional Research and Planning
Posted: 03/06/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

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Research and Institutional Effectiveness

Work Location

Evergreen Valley College

Position Status

Full Time

Salary Range

$131,593 - $159,952 Annual Salary (Range M30: Management 2018-2019). Salary Schedule. Starting salary placement is generally at Step 1.

Benefits Summary

Excellent fringe benefit package includes District paid medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Manager and Supervisor positions also include 22 vacation days, 18 holidays, 12 sick leave days and 6 administrative leave days per year.

Position Description


The Dean of Research, Planning, & Institutional Effectiveness reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Evergreen Valley College. This is a full time, 12 months per year, management position.


Under the direction of Vice President Academic Affairs or assigned administrator, the Dean of Research, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for providing leadership for institutional research for all College functions, programs, service and activities throughout the continuous assessment and analysis of student needs. The position supports and coordinates the development and maintenance of an institutional strategic planning and program review process to meet compliance with state, federal, district and college requirements; insures accuracy of accrediting commission, state and federal reports on student outcomes to insure continued and enhanced funding; organizes and supports accreditation activities; and acts as the Accreditation Liaison Officer with the College’s accrediting commission.


Incumbent in this role must be able to provide visionary and effective leadership, provide reliable, complete and understandable data and information to inform academic or non-academic decision-makers about the College’s effectiveness in serving our students’ and communities’ educational needs. Incumbent develops, maintains, and uses institutional databases to support decision-making, budgeting, assessment and evaluations, accreditation, program review, enrollment management and trend analysis, student equity and student success studies. This leadership position requires the ability to work independently in a complex, fast-paced environment with a high level of accuracy, reliability and collaboration.


1. Plan, organize, design, coordinate and implement a comprehensive program of research projects for the College.

2. Act as the Accreditation Liaison Officer; assist the Vice President of Academic Affairs by providing research, analysis and organizational support for accreditation including the self-evaluation and other reports required by the accrediting commission.

3. Organize, coordinate and monitor on-going implementation of accreditation agendas and recommendations; articulate accreditation activities with the District as necessary; and provide regular progress reports to the College and administration.

4. Direct or perform studies for College, District, state and federal accountability measures; assure accuracy and integrity of all College data; submit reports as required.

5. Support and organize program review and other key initiatives in institutional planning, institutional accountability, effectiveness and decision-making.

6. Audit and release official information about college student enrollment, faculty, student and staff characteristics.

7. Provide data and analysis to support resource development and grant applications, implementation and follow-up reports as necessary; coordinate with District staff as required.

8. Direct and coordinate institutional research information exchanges with other institutions.

9. Conduct student equity research including success, persistence, basic skills and graduation and transfer rates; assure compliance with established regulations; participate in the preparation of mandated student equity plans.

10. Integrate statistical and planning software, processes and models including data warehousing and client server database procedures with academic master planning. Retrieve information from the District database; verify and interpret results from both internal and external sources for use in a variety of on-line and printed reports.

11. Prepare local and state matriculation reports; develop and maintain College matriculation databases; work with District Information Systems to develop, maintain and enhance matriculation databases and query tools; provide research support for all components of matriculation.

12. Coordinate, direct and supervise the activities/services of assigned staff in providing services to faculty, staff and administrators resulting in their ability to perform desktop research via a web-based system for user access of data and information.

13. Promote creativity and innovation in the development of research projects and services within the Research and Institutional Effectiveness department.

14. Promote research projects and services and encourage collaboration, teamwork and positive working relationships among administrators, faculty, staff, and community leadership.

15. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and participate in selecting employees; train, counsel, develop, and discipline personnel according to established policies and procedure.

16. Develop, maintain and control the departmental budget.

17. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge of:

1. The education process, instruction, role of faculty, curriculum, student services, student learning outcomes and accreditation.

2. Research and planning methods and techniques to include both qualitative and quantitative processes.

3. Software and models including current technical aspects of data mining, information management and other related web-based technologies.

4. Computer software associated with research, such as spreadsheet, statistical software, data warehousing, databases, inter/intranet, operating systems and networks, etc.

5. Accreditation standards and reports, the California Education Code and Title V regulations.

6. The California State Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative.

7. Planning principles, especially in relation to higher education.

8. Budget preparation and control.

9. External data reporting, such as IPEDS.

10. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Exercise leadership in the areas of research, planning and institutional effectiveness.

2. Plan, coordinate and conduct research, studies, and surveys related to assessment, planning and evaluation of college programs.

3. Prepare analytical reports and recommendations.

4. Interpret, apply and explain plans, research findings, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

5. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships; make presentations to large and small groups.

6. Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate personnel.

7. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines.

8. Organize and chair meetings, lead workshops, facilitate group discussions, and involve faculty and staff in idea generation, goal setting, and decision making.

Required Qualifications


1. Master’s degree in a field related to research.

2. Three years of increasingly responsible experience administering, designing, and effectively maintaining an institutional research program.

3. Demonstrated experience with various facets of information technology and statistical software.

District’s Diversity Requirements

  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience with strategic planning at a college level.

2. Experience with accreditation reports.

3. Teaching experience.

4. Bilingual.

5. Doctorate degree in research or related field.

Foreign Degree

For positions that require a degree or coursework:

Degree(s) must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.

All degrees and credits earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application.

Degrees earned outside of the U.S. without a U.S. credential evaluation attached, will not be considered.

Working Environment

1. Typical office environment.

2. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of Fall 2019, with enrollment of approximately 17,933 students per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 43%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 33%, American Indian/Native American 0.2%, White/Caucasian 10%) attaining educational goals reflecting 56% – Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 40% Hispanic/Latino, 10% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 17% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

Important Information


San José-Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.


Employment Services,

Human Resources, SJECCD

40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 270-6414

Email: hremploymentservices@sjeccd.edu

Employment Website: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com

District Website: www.sjeccd.edu


Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the First Review Date/Closing Date as listed on the job announcement. Applications received after the First Review Date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.

1. A completed online San José-Evergreen Community College District APPLICATION.

2. A COVER LETTER (Stating how you feel you meet the qualifications as outline in the job announcement).


4. TRANSCRIPT – (If Required) If a degree is listed as a requirement, transcripts (Not Diplomas) MUST INCLUDE confer or award date of stated degree. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted; however if the position is offered, official transcripts will be required prior to employment. If the transcripts or degrees are from outside of the United States, an official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a certified U.S. credential review service (course by course of the transcripts) MUST also be submitted. (*See below for a list of suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees).

Note: Some positions may require additional documents and/or certificates, in addition to the items listed above. Please refer to the job announcement.


1. Only complete application materials will be considered. No exceptions.

2. Letters of Recommendation are NOT required and will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

3. Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

4. Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.

5. Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate.

6. Meeting the minimum qualifications does NOT assure an interview.

7. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.

*Suggested services that provide foreign degree equivalency evaluation to U.S. degrees:

Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, Inc.

Website: http://www.acei-global.org/

Education Records Evaluation Services

Website: www.eres.com

International Education Research Foundation

Website: http://www.ierf.org/

World Education Services

Website: www.wes.org

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