Fresno State campus

Associate Vice President for Office of Institutional Effectiveness

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fresno
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Research, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Position Description

Associate Vice President for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness
(Administrator III)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

 

Job Summary

university’s planning and assessment process, facilitates the continuation of regional accreditation, engages in decision-making, and responds to requests for institutional data from University departments and external organizations. The AVP will lead a team responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation, and communication of data, both internal and external, to drive institutional decision-making, creating university dashboards and reports, benchmarking, and handling all internal and external requests for institutional data, including governmental agency reporting requirements, ranking entities, IPEDS, and all other accrediting or reporting agencies. The AVP will work with the provost, the vice presidents of student affairs, university advancement, and administrative services, and the president to plan, assess, and achieve the university’s strategic plan; support the program evaluation process reviews of academic programs; and implement and manage an assessment system to document, monitor, and evaluate the productivity and effectiveness of student learning outcomes. This position reports directly to the university provost and serves on the Provost’s Cabinet.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Research techniques, including the planning of studies and investigations, survey methods, the determining of variables, and the developing of reference materials.
  • Principles and practices of effective leadership, motivation and performance evaluation.
  • Contemporary evidence-based practices, tools and technology in the development of new methods and procedures in institutional research and assessment.
  • Research reporting techniques; regression analysis, data visualization, treatment of data such as simple correlation methods, trend analysis, frequency distribution analysis, sampling techniques, hypothesis testing, and methods of interval estimation; and general knowledge of sources of information on social, economic, and population trends.
  • Manage and provide guidance for institutional change.
  • Managing large databases, analytics, and using database management software to query and manipulate data.
  • Analyze complex data sets; identify and troubleshoot data integrity issues within the system including cleaning extracted data; and collaborative developing policies and processes around the use and collection of data.


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

 

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in relevant fields required (social science, higher education, or a related field that includes statistical analysis and/or research methodology). 
  • Eight (8) years of professional experience of increasing complexity in higher education, institutional research, program evaluation and campus planning, or a demonstrated record of comparable professional experience.

Department Summary

Provides quantitative information regarding student admission and retention; employee data; and other Fresno State statistical information, as well as support for research, assessment and planning.

 

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by January 9, 2023 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

 

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 

Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@csufresno.edu.

 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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