Data Manager / Evaluator - Mount Wachusett Community College
Mount Wachusett Community College
September 12, 2018
Location: Gardner, MA Category: Administrative Posted On: Tue Sep 11 2018 Job Description:
General Statement of Duties
The Data Manager/Evaluator will work closely with the Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP) Project Director and the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment to support the project's core activities of data collection, tracking measures, and evaluation. Activities will include developing clear grant project objectives and research questions, working with personnel across the College and with partnering organizations to collect and refine grant project data, organizing and automating procedures for ongoing grant data management improvement, producing descriptive analyses, synthesis of findings in numeric, graphical and written form for the HCOP grant project.
Collect, interpret, analyze, and report on HCOP Project student data. Examples include tracking for specific programs in support of the Health Resources Services Administration HCOP grant requirements, enrollment and admissions tracking and statistics for the HCOP Project goals and objectives. Completion of required reports to MWCC and HRSA. Compile and analyze student data, retention data, graduation data per the evaluation plan of the HCOP project. Oversee the process of administration of internal and external surveys for the HCOP project. Provide expertise on survey development for the HCOP grant. Extract, analyzes and disseminates survey results according to HCOP evaluation plan and in consultation with eh HCOP evaluation team. Analyze trends in graduation and retention rates to support HCOP grant goals and objectives that guide the formative and summative evaluation process. Analyze data collection procedures and recommend changes to grant project personnel. Perform other related duties as required
Required: Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience required, Master's degree and other equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Knowledge of database management and spreadsheet software. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse population in a multicultural environment.
Preferred: Knowledge of the concepts, methods, and techniques of systems analysis including information needs analysis, requirements analysis, and design alternative analysis. Knowledge of federal and state reporting requirements related to Institutional Research. Knowledge of relational databases. Experience using SQL and SPSS for statistical analysis desired. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office including excel, access, word, power point. Knowledge of general principles of statistics, management, and administrative methods. Knowledge of report writing techniques. Experience in higher education institution. Ability to gather, interpret, and analyze data. Grant evaluation experience preferred.
Salary:$30,966 Grant Funding Employee Status: Pro-Rated Benefits: Yes Hours per Week: 18.75 Number of Weeks: 52
Anticipated Effective Date: October 2018
Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Internal Number: 102512
About Mount Wachusett Community College
We are an innovative institution for teaching and learning excellence. Students and faculty are at the center of everything we do. If you are looking for the opportunity to come to work every day and help students achieve their dreams, Mount Wachusett Community College is the place for you. Our faculty, staff, and administration forge the direction of the college together - from governance to defining our mission. We understand that for our institution to remain relevant we must continually examine and refine the ways we serve our students. We strive to create an environment where students, faculty and staff feel comfortable and where new ideas and perspectives are encouraged and rewarded. We respect and honor our differences and make them work toward the advantage of all. The college is committed to attracting the best faculty and staff for our students, regardless of race, color, religious creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. About the College Mount Wachusett Community College is an accredited, public two-year institution serving 29 cities and towns in North Central ...Massachusetts. The picturesque269-acre main campus is located in Gardner, Massachusetts; satellite sites are located in Leominster, Fitchburg, and Devens. The college offers over 45 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as adult basic education and high school equivalency programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit professional and personal enrichment programs. MWCC is on the forefront of state and national civic engagement and service learning initiatives and is nationally recognized as a veteran- friendly school. MWCC is in the process of constructing a $42 million science and technology building to support growing STEM programs. The college community enjoys many resources including the East Wing Art Gallery; the 555-seat Theatre at the Mount which hosts a variety of productions annually; the Fitness and Wellness Center, which offers a wide assortment of fitness classes, exercise equipment and an Olympic-size swimming pool; a complete library with access to thousands of on-line publications and data bases, as well as electronic classrooms. In addition, through its membership in the CWMARS regional library system, access is available to all other public and academic libraries in the region. Our Green Commitment In addition, if sustainability is important to you, Mount Wachusett Community College offers the chance to work at one of the greenest colleges in the nation. We are the largest greenhouse gas reducer of any Massachusetts state college, university, or agency, as recognized by the 2011 Leading By Example Award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We have also been nationally recognized with a Climate Leadership Award from Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, and several other organizations. Our Gardner campus features two 1.65 MW Vestas V82 wind turbines that are propelling us to near-carbon neutrality for campus operations. With the college's biomass and solar technologies incorporated into the mix, coupled with significant efficiency improvements, MWCC generates nearly all of its energy on-site to operate as a near-zero net energy campus. About our benefitsOur full-time faculty and staff enjoy a liberal benefits package, including generous retirement plans, eleven health insurance options, dental care, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer a tuition remission program which provides education benefits at Massachusetts state colleges, community colleges, and University of Massachusetts Colleges for full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children. Education and lifelong learning are valued here. Additionally, sabbatical opportunities and other professional development opportunities are possible. About the regionMount Wachusett Community College is located a few hours from the stunning beaches of the Cape Cod National Seashore, an hour's drive from the cultural attractions and big city lights of Boston, and forty-minutes from the county seat of Worcester, with museums, a thriving restaurant scene, and excellent amenities. A wide variety of state and national parks, including the Appalachian Trail, the White Mountains, the Berkshires and the Green Mountains are all a day-trip away. The best that New England has to offer is here: quaint villages, bustling cities, and beautiful vistas. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Worcester Art Museum and the Fitchburg Art Museum offer incredible collections. There are opportunities for great shopping in area cities, towns, and nearby outlet malls. North Central Massachusetts is home to excellent public, charter and private schools as well as an affordable lifestyle. Hiking, biking, and walking trails are spread throughout the region as well, for those seeking to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle. We hope you will consider applying for one of our open positions, and discover all that Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts region have to offer.