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Manager of Special Projects

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Work type: Regular
Location: Calabasas Campus
Categories: Other, Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

The Manager of Special Projects supports the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) by overseeing the coordination and project management of the OIE’s institutional research- and effectiveness-related special projects and activities. The incumbent will also be expected to support reaffirmation efforts and educational research. In addition, the incumbent should possess strong writing skills and the ability to handle confidential matters with discretion. This position reports directly to the associate provost of the OIE.


  • Manage institutional research special projects, both externally (e.g., Common Data Set, US News and World Report)
    and internally (e.g., annual reports).
  • Manage document repositories for accreditation-related projects and provide support for specialized accreditation
    as needed.
  • Coordinate institutional research- and institutional effectiveness-related special projects.
  • Provide support of management systems related to assessment.
  • Support the senior director for institutional research in the OIE's educational research activities/needs.
  • Provide updates and/or support University committees as needed, as well as other duties as assigned by the associate provost for the OIE.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion. Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Master’s degree. Minimum five years institutional research experience in either an analyst or reporting-related role. Three years of descriptive reporting/statistical analyses. Experience working in, or with, an institutional effectiveness office. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and G-Suite. At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be accepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the University an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Preferred: Experience and proficiency with Stata. Familiarity with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges—Senior College
and University Commission (WSCUC) standards for accreditation.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Expected Pay Range: $66,600 - $74,000 per year

The above pay range reflects what Pepperdine University reasonably expects to pay for this position at time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on relevant factors such as work experience, market conditions, education/training, and skill level. In addition to base pay, Pepperdine offers a robust and highly competitive benefits package.

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