Sr. Institutional Res Analyst
Pay Band/ Salary Grade
Provide top-quality, timely, and accessible information to facilitate and enhance decision-making, strategic planning, and assessment at the University of Mary Washington. The scope of this department’s responsibility embodies the university, state and federal agencies, and the general public.
General Description of Position
Assists with the collection, analysis and dissemination of research and assessment requests and activities. Complete ad-hoc research, data collection, analysis, presentations and other reporting, as requested. The successful candidate will independently provide fundamental data analysis and reporting using standardized application of research and statistical methods and reporting tools.
Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative analysis and reporting using Excel or similar tools; familiarity with SPSS, SAS, or other statistical software; experience with SQL server or similar relational database systems; demonstrated experience with outcomes and assessment management systems. Position requires attention to detail, data accuracy, efficient organizational skills and demonstrated follow-through on deliverables; aptitude for working well with others and communicating effectively using terminology that staff and other users can understand; ability to balance competing priorities and simultaneous multiple projects; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred KSA's / Competencies / Qualifications to successfully perform the work
Working knowledge of institutional effectiveness/research in higher education; familiarity with Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment management systems, e.g. Weave; familiarity with reporting tools (e.g., Tableau, Cognos, Power BI); Website maintenance experience; previous experience with US News, Peterson’s, and other college surveys; experience with Ellucian Banner/ODS; experience with error resolution and locking of IPEDS and SCHEV submissions; experience managing student employees.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience
Experience with quantitative analysis in a higher ed environment; capability to generate and write reports from a university data base management system; relational database systems; understanding of data visualization.
Master's degree in relevant discipline
Additional Applicant Instructions
The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online application and related materials. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications or documentation will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, please contact the Recruitment Office at 540-654-1238.
The University of Mary Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.