Date: September10, 2020
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position Title: Institutional Research Analyst

FLSA: Exempt

Department: Institutional Research

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

SUMMARY: The Institutional Research Analyst Assist in extracting and compiling data for both internal and external data requests including but not limited to the Gray Associates systems, GradStat, HR CUPA, Federal/State Grants, HED/HLC/US Dept of Education reports, IPRA requests, etc.

• Assist in development and management of analytical reports using SAS and/or R, Excel, and/or Phython.
• Perform data analysis and data design as assigned
• Works with campus stakeholders to identify recurring data needs, requirements, specifications, and sources and to improve data definitions, data usage, data integrity and data accuracy.
• Maintains a working relationship with the business office regarding areas of mutual interest in modeling.
• Produce tables, graphs, and narrative analysis to easily display and summarize college data
• Keep up-to-date on best practices and trends related to data visualization
• Manage several tasks simultaneously, and ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner
• Design and coordinate campus-based institutional surveys
• Assist the college in collecting data and compiling reports
• Serve as a report writer
• Contributes to the overall success of the Office of Institutional Research by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

• Bachelor's Degree in information technology, computer science, data science, mathematics, statistics or a related quantitative field

• 1 year of experience applying quantitative research methodology and interpreting multivariate statistics.
• Working experience in a Higher Education environment.
• Proficient in Access, Excel, SAS, R, Python, SQL, Banner, SurveyMonkey, and other data tools
• Experience in data visualization tools and writing technical reports for non-technical audiences
• Designs surveys and other instruments to support data gathering and advises on survey design.
• Master’s Degree or higher

• Knowledge of the policies, curricula and academic structure of the College.
• Ability to organize work in observance of deadlines
• Ability to clearly and concisely present and explain detailed information, complex concepts and models to persons in multiple levels of an organization.
• Knowledge of the general format, content and use of college schedules and course catalogs.
• Knowledge and expertise with FERPA.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community both orally and in writing.
• Strong data and records management skills.
• Strong client relations skills.
• Critical computer skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

• Limited physical effort required;
• Occasional prolonged standing is required;
• Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds;
• No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include: 1) a letter of interest; 2) resume; 3) names/address/telephone numbers of 3 professional references; 4) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring required degree.

Required application materials should be sent to:


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