About Colorado Mountain College
Imagine working at a college that welcomes everyone — students, faculty, staff, and community members — regardless of their backgrounds, beliefs, or traditions. An institution that is also integrally connected to, appreciated by, and supported by those same communities.
Envision yourself at a dynamic, innovative, forward-leaning college that has a highly entrepreneurial spirit and deep commitment to every learner – from first-generation college students and new-traditional and adult learners to academically motivated students seeking a more traditional liberal arts education – all within a robust and highly personalized learning environment.
Visualize applying your energy and skills for an organization that respects and cares about its employees enough to offer competitive compensation and benefits while encouraging every team member to renew and recharge in places of inspiration, reflection, and world-class outdoor recreation.
Welcome to Colorado Mountain College and its eleven campus locations sprinkled across a spectacular region of Colorado’s central Rocky Mountains.
Colorado Mountain College aspires to be the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of its beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.
CMC is a comprehensive, public, open-access dual-mission institution offering 136 academic programs ranging from specialized certificates to associate and bachelor’s degrees, a wide range of online, non-credit and lifelong learning courses, as well as extensive concurrent enrollment opportunities in close partnership with neighboring school districts.
Over 15,000 students attend CMC annually, and 40% of degree-seeking students earn a certificate or degree every year. The college’s Latinx enrollment has doubled in six years to 28%, making CMC a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). CMC courses are highly personal and many are highly experiential by design, each with a maximum registration of 25 students.
Colorado Mountain College campuses are located in Aspen, Carbondale, Breckenridge, Dillon, Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, Leadville, Rifle, the Vail Valley, and Salida. Of these locations, three are residential—Spring Valley, Leadville, and Steamboat Springs — and students in Breckenridge have access to college-owned off-campus housing. CMC campuses are close-knit communities, on average serving between 1,000 – 2,000 students.
The majority of the college’s financial support comes from local property taxes, not tuition or state revenues. Consequently, CMC is uniquely positioned to be entrepreneurial, nimble, mission-focused, and responsive to community and workforce needs. The college’s Central Services administrative office, which provides administrative support to all campus locations, is located in historic downtown Glenwood Springs, the town from which CMC originally launched in 1965.
Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. For general information about CMC, its programs, locations, students, faculty, and offerings, go to: www.coloradomtn.edu.
Our commitment to an environment where everyone belongs
Our college and beloved mountain communities are enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.
At Colorado Mountain College, we continually work to improve learning and working environments that welcome everyone. We are deeply committed to promoting a free and open exchange of ideas, improving critical thinking, deepening mutual empathy and respect, and ensuring that every learner and team member has equal opportunities for personal and professional success.
The college prioritizes the recruitment, hiring and retaining of a highly engaged workforce that reflects and supports the backgrounds, characteristics and aspirations of the students enrolled at the college. CMC therefore values applicants who demonstrate prior accomplishments, training, and a commitment to the concepts of inclusive and equitable practices, as well as an understanding of historic and current social issues that impact groups of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
CMC employees enjoy regular opportunities to raise their awareness about pressing societal issues, develop individual critical thinking skills, and expand their understanding of and empathy toward others regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or other factors. Our goal is to deliver highly personalized teaching methods and effective student support services that enable students to achieve their goals, regardless of academic or financial barriers.
Applicants to Colorado Mountain College must demonstrate a commitment and competence to work effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.
For more information about CMC, go to: www.coloradomtn.edu.
The Institutional Research Analyst III conducts research, designs data extraction methods, protocols and schedules, fully documents these procedures, and develops techniques to ensure accuracy and consistency of data. Use of internal relational databases and external data to extract, manage and integrate data from various data sources (ODS, Canvas, State and institution historical data repositories, IPEDS, Web, and other secondary sources). Formulate institutional and market information, with a focus on modeling and predictive analysis. In collaboration with leadership and other aspects, the IR Analyst III formulates data mining methodologies, key performance indicator (KPI) measurements, trend visualizations and other valuable analysis to leverage business intelligence initiatives to serve students and communities. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information, effective oral and written communication skills, ability to work on multiple projects with short and concurrent deadlines, a positive, customer-service oriented attitude, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in teams/committees. Interprets data, and generates tables, charts, graphs and reports and disseminates results via appropriate venues. The incumbent collaborates with other analysts to provide external data submissions to IPEDS, state higher education boards, University ranking/profile organizations (such as US News and World Report) and the Common Data Set.
View/download job description including hiring salary range: Institutional Research Analyst III, Modeling & Predictive Analysis
Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience necessary for the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s degree and four years related experience or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.
Degree in Applied Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Statistical Research, or related field preferred. Master’s Degree in related field preferred.
Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Experience in the field of business intelligence (BI) and data analysis. Knowledge of tableau, dashboards, key software such as SQL, SPSS, R, or other statistical software; Microsoft Office, Python; research theory, principles and methods; statistical analysis; market research. Knowledge of survey research methodology and platforms (ex. Qualtrics) Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of constituents internally and externally, conduct research and qualitative/quantitative analyses. Develop reporting solutions (data tools) that are automated, sustainable and can be shared with a broad range of constituents desired.
Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities are preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External Applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp or by searching in Learning Hub for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin February 4, 2022.