POSITION: Director of Institutional
St. Paul’s School (www.sps.edu) announces a search for an
experienced and creative professional to serve as Director of
PAUL’S SCHOOL: St. Paul’s School is a
completely residential, co-educational secondary school in Concord,
NH, affiliated with the Episcopal Church and welcoming to all
faiths. Members of the St. Paul's School staff are an integral part
of the community, supporting the needs of the School's 500 students
and 100 faculty members. The School offers a competitive benefits
package, including health insurance, and an excellent retirement
plan. Salary is competitive and based on experience.
JOB SUMMARY – DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL
RESEARCH: The Director of Institutional Research has
management responsibility for the collection, organization,
maintenance, and analysis of institutional data. This is a new
institutional position and we are looking for a self-starter to
establish a campus-wide institutional research vision. Reporting to
the Dean of Teaching and Learning, this full-time administrator
works collaboratively across the School to provide research support
for the School’s mission and strategic initiatives to ensure the
effectiveness and excellence of School operations, particularly the
- Provides research capabilities to support the School’s
administrative decision-makers engaged in: strategic planning;
human, program and financial resource allocations; enrollment
management; assessment of learning outcomes; program and
- Defines, implements and documents best practices for assessment
that are in alignment with the School’s mission and strategic
priority of continuous improvement.
- Designs research studies and data collection instruments,
conducts analysis and assessment, prepares summary reports for
internal and external audiences.
- Develops, administers and uses data from the School’s periodic
student, faculty, alumni and national surveys.
- Works closely with senior administrators and their teams to:
develop and maintain appropriate interface with data management
systems to support ongoing evaluation and trend analysis; conduct
benchmarking and peer group analysis; manages the process for
determining priorities and sequencing of research and assessment
projects; coordinates and manages data collection from external
- Creates and maintains a centralized institutional research data
warehouse that consolidates departmental data pulled from a broad
range of best of breed products.
- Create, review and update policies on disclosures, data use,
privacy and data record retention.
- Works closely with the School’s Information Technology
- Manages relationships with consulting firms conducting large
scale research projects.
- Serves on School and/or faculty committees and task forces as
- Strong project management skills.
- Excellent communications skills for a wide variety of
audiences, both oral and written.
- Advanced degree or equivalent experience in an appropriate
academic discipline with an emphasis on program
evaluation/assessment, quantitative and qualitative research
- Strong statistical, analytical, presentation, problem-solving
and predictive modeling skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency in research, survey design and
- Ability to work one-on-one and collaboratively with
administrators, faculty, staff and students.
- At least three years experience in a similar role.
- Familiarity with data preparation and analytics tools, SPSS,
Qualtrics, Tableau and Alteryx.
- Must be well versed in database design, query, and reporting,
Microsoft SQL DBA certification.
- Experience in an academic environment, in an education
management/leadership role. Ability to assess student learning
outcomes and growth for a variety of learning moralities, including
applied learning contexts outside of the traditional classroom,
using a variety of direct and indirect assessment methods
Location/Region: Concord, NH (US - 03301)