Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Frederick, Maryland
Mar 11, 2021
Apr 15, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment


Hood College invites applications for a full-time Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. The Director of Institutional Research and Assessment will provide vision, leadership, and management to the College’s institutional research and assessment efforts. The Director is responsible for organizing and managing the daily activities of the OIRA including providing leadership in supporting the College’s strategic planning process and in preparing and analyzing College and community demographics, projections, and studies. The Director will maintain and enhance institutional reporting and analytical capabilities through the development of improved, centralized data management processes. The Director is responsible for assisting in the creation of measurable goals and assessment of outcomes for the College and in applying appropriate quantitative and qualitative research design, statistical tools and analysis to institutional areas such as staffing patterns, planning, process improvement, program and services review, curriculum, accreditation, student outcomes, student and staff characteristics, enrollment management, data integrity, and state and federal reporting requirements.  It is highly preferred that the Director have a Master’s degree. Bachelor’s degree candidates will only be considered if they possess extensive professional experience (10+ years) in institutional research in a post-secondary institution. The Director will possess demonstrated experience in the ability to prioritize and meet competing internal requests for support and external reporting requirements; and strong interpersonal skills with an ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships across College constituencies.

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We seek a candidate who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and disciplines.

We invite qualified candidates to apply on-line via our electronic application,, which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references.

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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