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Title: Assistant Vice President, Data & Policy Analysis (DPA)
Department/Office: Data & Policy Analysis/Academic Affairs
Supervisor: Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer
Status: Full-Time; Exempt
Level: Assistant Vice President
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as received with preference given to applications received by September 26, 2021
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) is seeking an Assistant Vice President, Data & Policy Analysis (DPA) to provide leadership to advance the development and application of data, research, and analysis to support APLU initiatives, priorities, and advocacy in collaboration with the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer. The ideal candidate will have experience working at a higher education association or university system or campus; a solid understanding of issues, policies, and trends in higher education related to data analytics, national data policy, and student success; and experience engaging on national policy, preferably on issues related to public research universities. The incumbent must also be a strong relationship-builder and exceptional communicator, with a commitment to advancing public education and diversity and inclusion. This full-time position is based in Washington, DC. (Employees are working remotely from locations within DC, MD, VA at least through 2021 due to COVID0-19.)
APLU is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. With a membership of 244 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations, APLU's agenda is built on the three pillars of increasing degree completion and academic success, advancing scientific research, and expanding engagement. Annually, member campuses enroll 5 million undergraduates and 1.3 million graduate students, award 1.3 million degrees, employ 1.3 million faculty and staff, and conduct $49.2 billion in university-based research.
APLU’s Department of Data and Policy Analysis (DPA) is housed within its Office of Academic Affairs and provides expertise, research, data collection, and analysis support for APLU initiatives and information needs of other APLU offices. It works closely with APLU’s offices of Governmental Affairs and Public Affairs on legislative priorities, promotional campaigns, and media inquiries. The Assistant Vice President has supervisory responsibilities for the Data and Policy Analysis team, which currently includes two Data Analytics Managers and a part-time Program Associate.
Additionally, DPA supports the Commission on Information, Measurement, and Analysis (CIMA), a community of campus leaders committed to advancing the effective and efficient use of data and analytics to guide campus planning and decision making. CIMA provides opportunities for cross-functional discussions on data infrastructure and analysis capacity on campuses.
Please send a cover letter and resume to APLU’s Office of Human Resources at email@example.com with the subject line: AVP, DPA. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with priority given to those submitted by September 26, 2021. APLU is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, and supports staff with a generous benefits package.
APLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, employing, training, compensating and promoting staff regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or military service.