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Senior Vice President of Educational Research and Analysis

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by American Dental Education Association

Washington, WA 20001
1 Jun 2019
Annual Salary
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), is seeking to add an experienced
Senior Vice President of Educational Research and Analysis (SVP of ERA) to our team of high-performing professionals.

In this position, you will lead and support the ERA staff in carrying out the objectives of the Association and key research priorities of ADEA. You will work directly with the Chief Policy Officer to develop a research agenda that addresses challenging issues facing dental education, including relevant higher education topics. Your responsibilities will include the implementation of the research agenda and coordination of all research activities of the ERA staff.

You will take pride in bringing an unwavering commitment to meeting project milestones on time, on budget and with a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction. You are an innovative thinker and action-oriented individual who can formulate the "story" by synthesizing analysis findings, implications and recommendations to develop a roadmap towards achieving the Association's goals. You are highly intelligent, energetic, result-oriented, proactive and focused.

In this position, you will conduct ADEA's ongoing educational research activities and expand the visibility and application of that research. These current ongoing activities include:

Legacy surveys and data collections:

ADEA Survey of Graduating Seniors (annual)
ADEA Faculty Salary and Vacancies (annual)
ADEA Applicants and Enrollees reporting (annual)
Additional surveys to meet future needs

Association reports on above data that are published in the Journal of Dental Education and posting of graphs, ppts, tables and trends on the ADEA website.
Creating and maintaining an interactive dashboard for ADEA members.

Ad hoc surveys and analyses for specific business services and upon member request.
Presentations at ADEA-sponsored programs and events of other associations and groups.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver in-depth analyses and enable the visualization of those analytics through the refinement of existing or development of new reports and "dashboards" that provide data to support ADEA's member institutions.
Primary Responsibilities

Research, Analytics and Data Presentation

Provide oversight and hands-on expertise in data analytics including measurement frameworks, reporting, dashboards and outcomes assessment.
Create and deliver effective communications that synthesize analyses and conclusions in written reports and oral presentations to members and broader health professions education audiences.
Employ a full range of qualitative and quantitative research methods, both via traditional modes as well as developing areas such as social networks, observational tools and online communities to analyze data and disseminate information internally and externally.
Convene and lead assigned Association committees such as the Policy and Research Advisory Committee.
Serve as ADEA staff liaison to external committees such as the Joint Advisory Committee on Dental Education Information (with the American Dental Association (ADA)) and others as assigned.

Management and Operations

Design and manage projects that meet milestones on time, on budget and with a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction.
Recruit, mentor, and retain a small but highly skilled technical staff, motivate them to act as a unified team on an ongoing basis and support a performance-based culture.
Identify, negotiate with, and monitor performance of external vendors critical to ERA and ADEA data operations.
Ensure that new technology and data applications, software and systems in ERA are compatible with Association operations, scalable to future needs, and not redundant.
Ensure protocols to ensure data integrity and security are documented, followed and reviewed annually for updates; conduct and report root cause analyses when expectations are not met, or data is compromised.
Develop the annual Education and Research Analysis budget and monitor at least monthly with reports of variances to the Chief Policy Officer.
Collaborate successfully with other ADEA staff to produce final publications for print and electronic distribution.

Desired First Year Outcomes

Outcome # 1: design and begin implementation of an interactive data dashboard for member leaders.
Outcome # 2: direct and oversee development of project plans, timelines and documentation for ongoing projects such as surveys and salary data collection.
Outcome # 3: propose a 3-year plan to enhance member engagement with data and disseminate information across ADEA platforms such as the web, social media, on-line communities and the like, including identification of potential revenue-generating activities.
Category: Education , Keywords: Faculty Position

Reference: 720863242