Research Coordinator

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

NATURE OF WORK

The research coordinator supports the division's goals by compiling data reports in support of accreditation, assessment, and institutional research. Completes assigned projects with accuracy adhering to project deadlines. Provides reliable, relevant, and accurate data and information to facilitate planning, budgeting, program evaluation, and development of policy decisions. Learns IE report terminology and codes. Learns common IR terminology and definitions. Administers surveys to students and employees.  

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelors in mathematics, computer science, business, psychology, sociology, management information systems or related field. Strong technical skills in database and spreadsheet development for data extraction, manipulation and reporting. Understanding of relational databases and the use of data warehousing techniques. Experience with dashboards, Tableau, and database query languages and tools, especially SQL is preferred. Demonstrated strong attention to details and ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and with other offices across the University. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously on projects and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel. 

Illustrative Examples of Work:

Interacts with other departments on campus to obtain institutional data relevant to the functions and requirements of the Division of Institutional Effectiveness.

Ability to extract data from database using various computer applications.

Ability to analyze data and identify inconsistencies.

Creates, updates, and maintains, procedures and queries for retrieval of information.

Collecting, validating data and submit to federal government and state agencies.

Support accreditation and assessment processes.

Under consultative or self-initiated direction, assess, collect, extract, analyze, interpret, and review relevant and accurate data/information from existing sources; devise methods to identify data trends using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques; and summarize findings in charts, graphs, tables, reports, dashboards, etc.

Merge or join data in Excel, Access, or Tableau; run new queries; and organize/format datasets as required for analyses and reports.

Serve as a resource for and respond to ad-hoc requests for statistics and surveys.

Assist with developing and maintaining standard operating procedures for data collection and reporting processes to ensure data integrity and efficiency.

Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and relationship-building skills required to provide information to state agencies, federal agencies, staff, and campus personnel and the ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with diverse faculty, staff, and administrators in an environment that values shared governance.

Performs other duties as required.