Research and Data Analyst


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Job Code/Title 82691 - H - Research Analyst 1 Position Number HU1394 Working Title Research and Data Analyst Department SOEEdLdshp: Dep Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $20.22/hr Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 10 Normal work days Mon-Fri Normal work hours 8 am - 5 pm Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The School of Education is excited to invite candidates who will serve as a Research and Data Analyst.This position will work with a VCU faculty member within VCU’s School of Education to provide analytical support of a variety of PK12 educational programs and teacher workforce data. Typical duties include but are not limited to collection and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data and conducting literature reviews. Research analyst will work independently, reporting bi-weekly to a manager or director or may report to a department administrator.

Required Qualifications

a. Experience designing, directing, and conducting significant research and program evaluations in education or related fields.
b. Experience with a variety of data analysis techniques using quantitative and qualitative data.
c. Knowledge of SPSS and/or other advanced statistical software.
d. Experience with a variety of data collection and analysis techniques using quantitative (i.e., surveys, secondary data) and qualitative data (i.e., interviews/focus groups, case studies, policy/document analysis).
e. Strong writing skills.
f. Strong interpersonal skills.
g. Ability to work independently.
h. Strong computer technology skills.
i. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as an employee at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications

a. Experience designing and conducting evaluations across various sectors, including government agencies, non-profits, PK12 Schools, and institutions of higher education.
b. Record of scholarly publications and presentations.
c. Experience conducting research and/or evaluation projects across various sectors, including government agencies, non-profits, PK12 Schools, and institutions of higher education.
d. Master’s degree in education, research, or a related field.

Job Open Date 05/05/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/105764 Supplemental Questions

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  1. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our well-being as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

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  3. Resume


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