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Company:
University of Florida
City:
Gainsville
State:
Florida
Country:
USA
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Posted: 02/3/2017
Assistant Provost and Director for Institutional Planning and Research.

The Office of Institutional Planning and Research within the University of Florida Provost’s Office seeks an experienced Assistant Provost and Director for Institutional Planning and Research.

The University of Florida is one of sixty-two members of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the only AAU university in Florida. e University employs over 4,000 faculty members and has a total enrollment of approximately 50,000 students. UF has a 97% freshmen retention rate and more than $700 million in research awards. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked UF #47 among national universities and #14 among public universities.

The Assistant Provost and Director has overall responsibility for the O ce of Institutional Planning and Research and also serves as the University Data Administrator for the Florida Board of Governors, the American Association of Universities Data Exchange Liaison, the IPEDS KeyHolder for the University of Florida for federal reporting and as liaison for Academic Analytics reporting. e Assistant Provost and Director provides leadership for university reporting, for the assurance of data quality, for the design of new data reporting capabilities and creation of other analyses, surveys, projections and simulations as requested in support of university planning, management and strategy formulation.

The Assistant Provost and Director for Institutional Planning and Research reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for a staff of 10.

Candidates for this position should have substantial leadership experience in institutional research at a complex research university. S/he should be able to formulate models and dra strategy or policy based on the models. is person must be able to represent UF well to external organizations and participate in state and national discussions on higher education data policy and methodologies. In addition, the person must exercise strong judgment and contextual understanding in providing data guidance, evaluating di erent policy or strategy options, and in interpreting data and trends for senior leaders.

The ability to respond quickly, accurately, comprehensively and cogently to requests for data, statistical analyses and interpretation of data or trends is imperative. A doctoral degree in a quantitatively-oriented discipline is preferred. Expertise in statistics and an understanding of trends in using modern business intelligence, predictive analytics, big data, query systems like Tableau and other analytical tools in IR is expected.

Preferred Qualications

Doctoral degree in a quantitatively-oriented discipline and six years of directly-related Institutional Research management experience; or Master’s degree in a quantitatively-oriented discipline plus 10 years of directly-related Institutional Research management experience.

Application Instructions and Deadline

To review posting and apply, see http://jobs.u .edu, job number 501249. e deadline to apply is March 10, 2017. 

A backgroundinvestigationwillbeconductedthatincludesverifyingprioremployment,education,andcriminalhistory. For inquiries and questions regarding this position, please contact Dawn Riedy in the Provost and Senior Vice President’s O ce at 352-392-2478 or email driedy@aa.u .edu.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites all quali ed applicants, including minorities, women, veterans and individual with disabilities, to apply. e University of Florida is a public institution and is subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.