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Director of Institutional Research

Felician University
Job Location:
Rutherford, 07070
Institutional Research and Planning
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey is offering an exciting opportunity for an innovative, detail-oriented, data-driven, and experienced institutional research professional to serve as the Director of Institutional Research.  Reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Director is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing a comprehensive program of institutional research activities in support of university-wide compliance, accreditation, research initiatives, data governance, planning and assessment.  S/he provides support for key university functions including enrollment management, student success, strategic planning, academic programming, university advancement and more through analyses, dashboards, research and reporting.  The Director promotes a data-driven campus culture by ensuring the availability and integrity of institutional analyses, improving access to information through automation, serving on key campus committees, and working collaboratively with data stewards across the university.

Felician University is committed to maintaining a learning and employment environment based upon our core values of Respect for Human Dignity, Compassion, Transformation, Justice and Peace, and Solidarity with People in Need. We offer a  choice of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, as well as a retirement plan (403B), tuition remission, and generous time off benefits.

Required Education:

Master's degree in related field required


3 -5 years of successful experience in a College or University Office of Institutional Research; demonstrated experience with qualitative and quantitative academic research;  extensive knowledge of statistics and data analysis; ability to perform statistical analysis and data visualization using SPSS, Tablau or other statistical/data visualization software packages; comprehensive knowledge of Federal and State reporting requirements and definitions; experience with collecting, analyzing and disseminating information for both internal and external   stakeholders; ability to synthesize and present information to assist with strategic decision making; superior verbal and written communication skills; ability to engage diverse constituencies using a variety of styles and techniques appropriate to inform or persuade the intended audience; strong project management skills (whether individual or leading a team); experience working with college/university ERP system, Colleague preferred; superior organizational skills; ability to manage and meet deadlines for multiple projects concurrently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; comprehensive understanding of the mission and objectives of private higher education and the institutional needs and challenges of small institutions; ability and willingness to support and promote the Felician Franciscan mission and values of the university.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for (two) 2 professional references electronically to the Vice President, Enrollment Management  or via USPS to:

Ms. Priscilla Klymenko, Vice President
Enrollment Management and Marketing
Felician University
1 Felician Way
Rutherford, New Jersey 07070
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