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University of Kansas
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Posted: 09/7/2017
Principal Analyst Senior/PRO Program Manager

The University of Kansas is a comprehensive educational and research institution with more than 28,000 students and 2,800 faculty members. KU has been a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1909. The Lawrence Campus is the main campus of KU and occupies 1,000 acres on and around historic Mount Oread in Lawrence.

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP), a staff office which reports to the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, is dedicated to meeting the data, information, analytical, and planning needs of the Lawrence Campus and the central administration of the University of Kansas.

The Professional Record Online (PRO) system is for faculty use to manage professional information on teaching, research, and service; to generate curriculum vitae, to prepare annual reports, to prepare promotion and tenure candidate CV documents and other university forms or applications; to maintain faculty web pages; and to expand collaboration.

Job duties          

  • Coordinates university accreditation efforts
  • Participates in the preparation and writing of accreditation reports and documents
  • Serves as campus expert on questions about institutional accreditation
  • Liaison for university assessment efforts
  • Coordinates the preparation of materials for use by departments for their self-studies required by program review
  • Plans and develops quantitative and qualitative studies across a spectrum of areas in support of senior university administrators' decision making
  • Designs conducts, and analyzes survey research
  • Supervises and directs the work of the Professional Record Online (PRO) team
  • Interacts with campus constituencies regarding PRO
  • Serve as contact with Digital Measures regarding contract issues
  • Provides staff support and/or serves as a member on university committees
  • May supervise staff and students.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree and three years of relevant experience OR doctoral degree and one year of relevant experience
  • Established computing and statistical skills using standard workplace productivity software for word processing, spreadsheet analyses, databases, statistical analyses, graphics, etc.
  • Experience with university or program specific accreditation or assessment.
  • Excellent writing skills as evidenced by a writing sample submitted with application materials
  • Work experience that required effectively managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Work experience that required working independently and collaboratively in a variety of situations
  • Previous experience that required attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree
  • Minimum of three years' professional experience in a higher education setting
  • Experience conducting survey research
  • Familiar with administrative structure, policies, and procedures at the University of Kansas
  • Strong verbal communication skills as demonstrated during the interview process.

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience, minimum $71,000.

To learn more and to apply please visit this website.