VP of Analytics and Planning

  • Valencia College
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Apr 03, 2018
Full-time Analytics Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Collection Data Management Data Reporting Predictive Analytics Project Management Qualitative Quantitative

Job Description

Join Our Team!

Join one of the largest community colleges in Florida and the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia College helps shape the lives of nearly 75,000 students each year. But it's not our size that makes us great; it's our quality of education and our commitment to helping students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools, and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent. Leaders. Inspirers. Motivators.

Valencia College is seeking a strategic and dedicated leader for the Vice President of Analytics and Planning position. This new key role will provide leadership for analysis and data management in support of institutional innovation and decision-making. This position will also contribute to and support development and implementation of the college planning processes.  The Vice President of Analytics and Planning will report directly to the Valencia's Executive Vice President and serve as a member of the President's Senior Team.

In this position, you will be responsible for providing strategic guidance for institutional research, institutional effectiveness, and institutional assessment, as well as state and federal reporting and regional accreditation processes.  In addition to supporting the evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of quantitative, qualitative, and historical data, you will also be responsible for translating data and analysis into insights and narratives, as well as communicating findings both orally and in writing in a way that is easily understood throughout the college to support decision-making.

The role of Vice President of Analytics and Planning is a unique opportunity to join Valencia's efforts in raising educational attainment levels, increasing economic opportunity by growing the economy, and helping our community to flourish. 

Recognized as one of "The Great Colleges to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education at Valencia we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that promotes collaboration, creativity and a true work/life balance.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Education and experience commensurate to a doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Strong understanding of qualitative and quantitative research, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Have significant insight into the academic enterprise and the use of data and analytics to shape institutional performance, with a focus on high-access colleges.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Leadership experience appropriate to a senior leadership role.
  • Experience with regional accreditation, strategic planning, and institutional research in higher education preferred.
  • Have competence with common tools used in management and analysis of data.
  • Demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion.

Please click the 'I'm Interested' button on this page to view a complete job description for this position.

Valencia's Total Rewards package, features:

  • Free medical and dental benefits
  • Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break and other holidays
  • Florida retirement membership
  • YMCA membership benefits
  • Educational and professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more...

Locations: Orlando, FL 32802

Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.

As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.

Closing Date: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 7:00pm EST

If this opportunity sounds inspiring, please complete and submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.



$136,561 to $190, 000 per year