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CUNY Associate Director of Institutional Research in New York, New York

Associate Director of Institutional Research

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Baruch College

Full/Part Time





Baruch College invites applications for the Associate Director of Institutional Research position.The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to compile, maintain, and analyze institutional and other data to support the operation, decision-making, and planning functions of the College.

The mission and goals of the Office of Institutional Research and Program Assessment can be viewed here:

Under direction of the Associate Provost, the responsiblities of the Associate Director will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the process of providing reliable and accurate data for internal and external consumption.

  • Develop evaluation plans and instruments for outcome assessment.

  • Provide data analytic support for accreditation self-studies (MSCHE, AACSB, NASPAA) and academic program reviews

  • Develop Business Intelligence dashboards to support data-driven decision making

  • Designing, constructing, and maintaining several Institutional Research databases and data warehouses used for reporting and data analytics.

  • Applies advanced coding, Tableau, data visualization techniques, and other analytical skills to translate business logic and produce deliverables in response to routine and non-routine data requests.

  • Processes, transforms, analyzes, interprets, builds, and disseminates data into meaningful, eye-catching, and consumable data visualizations, reports, dashboards, and other tools to support college decision-making.

  • Engages in best methodological and design practices in data analytics and data visualization –including robust validation processes, testing/deployment procedures, user experience quality checks, thorough documentation, and aesthetic guidelines.

  • Integrate data from various systems, examine patterns in data, and draw insights that can be used to support academic and administrative work across the college.

  • Extract and transform data in preparation for analysis, using demonstrated knowledge of relational database systems.

  • Representing the department at committee meeting and other events in the absence of the director.

  • Train staff as necessary


Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.

Prefered Qualifications:

  • Institutional research must include quantitative research, preferably in Higher Education.

  • An advanced degree in a relevant social science or quantitative discipline (e.g., Psychology, Social Science Research, Economics, Higher Education Administration, and Applied Statistics) is strongly preferred.

  • Power user of SPSS or SAS that includes syntax writing and the ability to use macros, along with the ability to query large data sets and to analyze complex data sets.

  • The successful candidate will have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Tableau

  • The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of SQL, Python, Oracle PeopleSoft or other similar ERP systems

  • Knowledge of data mining packages (SAS Miner or SPSS Modeler) is highly desirable

  • Excellent skills in research methodology, research design and statistical techniques such as Multiple Regression, and Multiple Logistic Regression are required

  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team

  • Must be detailed and accurate in data analysis

  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills

  • Must be able to handle tight deadlines, multiple priorities, and concurrent projects.


Manages College institutional research programs and studies related to the College's mission.

  • Develops relevant, timely and accurate institutional information to administrators, the college community, the external community, and external agencies.

  • Defines and implements research studies, designing and conducting data analyses and analyzing and interpreting results.

  • Researches, develops and recommends policy analyses relevant to anticipated institutional planning, policy, and decision-making needs.

  • Participates in college-wide strategic planning, institutional effectiveness and outcomes assessment tasks.

  • Respond to data, table and report requests from college constituencies.

  • Manage surveys, questionnaires and other data-gathering instruments administered by the Office.

  • Manages a library of institutional planning and research documents.

  • May consult with faculty and students in the design of databases for research projects

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Institutional Research Manager


Higher Education Associate




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.


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