Proficient in the use of a variety of software packages,including Datatel/Colleague, SPSS or similar statistical package,Microsoft Access, Excel, and Windows.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and toperform work accurately and thoroughly.Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specializedinformation.Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressfulsituations.Ability to design and conduct a systematic, objective andcritical investigation. Can organize and direct a project tocompletion. Prepares data and processes information necessary for timelyand accurate filing of federal and state compliance reports, NCAAreports, accreditation requirements, and responses to nationalsurveys.Provides analytical support for assessing administrative andacademic operations, including annual faculty salary and statussurvey, enrollment statistics and projections, collecting andanalyzing student assessment of instructors, and student successoutcomes.Collaborates on sophisticated analytical studies on studentenrollment, retention, graduation, and student success in supportof the university’s strategic enrollment initiatives.Translates technical research data, findings, and reportsgenerated by external agencies, and clearly and concisely presentsimplications as they pertain to the institution.Maintains current knowledge of laws, codes, regulations, andpending legislation related to institutional research, planning,and accreditation. Modifies projects, studies, functions, andprocedures to ensure compliance with appropriate state and federalrequirements. Essential Job Functions: Three to five years in a related research positon using methodsof analysis regularly. Essential Job Requirements:Education: Master’s Degree preferably in social science, public policy orbusiness analytics. A Ph.D./Ed.D. desirable. Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who arepassionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to thetransformative power of learning.Position Purpose: The Manager of Institutional Reportingsupports learning by managing compliance projects and dataanalysis. The Manager will prepare and submit compliance reports toaccreditors, state and federal government, NCAA, and others. Dataanalysis will include such areas as recruitment and retention ofstudents, student success, and financial aid. The Manager will alsowork collaboratively with the Senior Director of UniversityAnalytics and Office of Finance on a wide range of research topics,including production of an institutional data profile and keyperformance indicators.Core Competencies: Physical Requirements: Special Requirements: Skills: Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner withprospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, andthe community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse groupof faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service,learns and uses operating practices of the department and AuroraUniversity.Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University aninclusive community dedicated to the transformative power oflearning.Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizesthe confidential nature of university business.Supports learning through performance of essential jobfunctions and performing other duties and functions as necessary oras assigned. Experience: Ability to interact verbally in person, over telephone and viavarious media.Ability to move about campus and other locations.Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualifiedindividuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions. Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits includinghealth, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b)retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please sendresume with cover letter and contact information for threereferences including name, telephone and email address.Apply to:Aurora UniversityHuman Resources347 South Gladstone AveAurora, IL 60506630-844-5650 – [email protected] -emailAurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.