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Director, Institutional Effectiveness


Lawton, OK
ID: A1204A

Job Description:
The Director of Institutional Effectiveness provides leadership for and manages all necessary functions relating to the collecting, organizing, maintaining, sharing, analyzing, and interpreting data for both internal and external constituencies.  The Director serves as the Chief Data Officer for the university and ensures the integrity of data and information released in reports or studies.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

·        Coordination and management of an institution-wide data strategy

·        Providing data to internal constituents to support data-driven decision making, assessment, grants, and other functions to promote institutional effectiveness

·        Providing quantitative and qualitative research and analysis to support evidence-based planning and decision making

·        Monitoring the overall integrity of data, complying with state and federal requirements, and working with other offices to address any data discrepancies

·        Providing data literacy training and support for all campus stakeholders

·        Oversight of the submission of reports and surveys to state and federal agencies, the Board of Regents, accreditors, and other external constituencies

·        Providing data and document support for accreditation efforts

·        Administering, analyzing and sharing data from designated university-wide surveys, currently including the National Survey of Student Engagement

·        Oversight of the course evaluation process, including training for faculty, chairs, and deans

·        Providing leadership for and evaluation of Institutional Effectiveness office staff, as well as oversight of the Institutional Effectiveness office budget

·        Participating in university committees as assigned

·        Other duties as assigned

This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Master’s degree or higher in a quantitative discipline such as mathematics, statistics, data science, computer science, physics, social sciences, education, business, or related field

·        Three or more years of experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis

·        Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

·        Experience with dashboard software

·        Experience with predictive analytics software

·        Experience working at a higher education institution

·        Experience managing an office of institutional research/institutional effectiveness in an educational setting

Starting Salary:

Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens.  Master’s-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies.  The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for many cooperative efforts.  The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at

Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.