Diversity Statement
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Research, Planning, and Strategy/Chief Data Officer

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Work type: Limited
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration, Technology/Information Systems, Office and Administrative

Position Summary:

UW-Platteville invites applications for Assistant Vice Chancellor of Institutional Research, Planning, and Strategy/Chief Data Officer. Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and an informal line to the Chancellor, the incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation, and use of institutional data and provides data analysis, reporting, or research as needed to support institutional objectives, planning, and accreditation, that support the University of Wisconsin Platteville's mission and goals.

The position manages the office responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of timely and accurate information concerning the characteristics, efficiency, and performance of the university to facilitate strategic planning and policy making as well as comply with external requirements from federal, state, accreditation, and other entities.

This role provides leadership and advances the mission and strategic priorities to promote a culture of data informed decision making and continuous improvement. The position will help to provide and analyze data for assessment and evaluation of student learning, degree programs, services and systems for student success, retention, graduation, and academic innovation.

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. Salary for this position will commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Responsibilities:

A sampling of the tasks for which this position is responsible are:

  • Provide leadership on the campus in service of data-informed decision making and organizational effectiveness.
  • Supervise office staff members.
  • Analyze and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data, interpret results, prepare customized reports, coordinate reporting across the campus as needed.
  • Communicate results to campus constituents, including Senior Leaders, Deans and Directors, Faculty Senate, et al.
  • Participate in university committees.
  • Ensure that accurate and timely university information is reported as needed to external constituents.
  • Integrate accountability measures, learning outcome data to provide comprehensive reporting on student success.
  • Establish goals, strategies, plans, and policies related to institutional success.
  • Oversee compliance with data reporting and exchange with peers, including mandatory reporting to state and federal agencies, college guidebook surveys, and the Common Data Set.
  • Lead efforts in developing comprehensive data warehouse and business intelligence solutions.
  • Engage up-to-date state and national institutional research policies and execute innovative, forward thinking best practices.
  • Ensure institution-wide informational reporting and analytical needs are met.
  • Effectively expand capabilities in the areas of business intelligence, business analytics, and the use of various predictive models.
  • Work collaboratively with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Administrative Services, Enrollment Management and other senior leadership to ensure that data and analytics are transparent and focused on improving the student experience.
  • Work with Information Technology Services, Financial Services, and other various units in the Enrollment Management division to manage and secure data, along with ensuring it is accurate, comprehensive, accessible, transparent, and available to relevant constituents.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

A Master's degree in a field with significant quantitative, data analysis, and research methods training or the equivalent combination of skills and experience.

-Two years’ prior management and supervision experience.
-Two years’ project management experience.  
-Experience working with higher education student information systems.
-Experience with IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), Common Data Set, and other higher education reporting.
-Demonstrated applied and advanced knowledge of research and assessment methodology, and persistence predictive modeling.
-Excellent computing skills, including assessment software, learning management systems, statistical analysis tools (SPSS, etc.), data storage, survey tools, and general office software (Excel, etc.). Relational data analysis and business intelligence reporting.
-Experience with projects with multiple stakeholders as it relates to complex reporting and data analysis.
-Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey complex information to a diverse audience.
-Ability to work independently and with teams.
-Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.

 Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: November 21, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Tony Hayes, hayesto@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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