Institutional Research Analyst

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 13, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time


The Research Analyst for Institutional Research will work directly with the Director of Institutional Research to perform data collection, verification, analysis, and reporting of data to internal stakeholders and external organizations and agencies. The position will perform routine and ad hoc reporting; manage small- and large-scale data and research projects; and advance the Office of Institutional Research's capability to serve the university's management information needs. This position requires knowledge of data analysis and reporting methodologies, organizational skills, keen attention to details, and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Essential Functions

  • Identify sources for information and coordinates reporting efforts and accuracy of data.
  • Verify the accuracy of data in reports, publications, and presentations.
  • Prepare and respond to recurring and ad-hoc data requests from University executive, academic, and administrative offices.
  • Analyze data and write narrative reports and create original tables, charts, and graphs for reports, publications, and presentations.
  • Identifies trends, opportunities, and concerns through data analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of federal, State, accreditation, and other external reporting requirements.
  • Serve on University committees, taskforces, workgroups, etc. as designated by the Director of Institutional Research.


Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: At least one year of related experience in a similar field including knowledge of databases, quantitative analysis, and reporting methodologies. Experience in higher education preferred. Additional education (Master’s level) may substitute for required experience.

Skills/Aptitude:
• Demonstrated ability to work with quantitative data and an understanding of statistical concepts, including experience with research design and analysis.
• Keen attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
• Excellent time management, organizational, and documentation skills.
• Ability to manage multiple competing projects and deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.
• Familiarity with terms, definitions, standards, and sources of information in higher education
• Discretion to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information.
• Strong technical skills and experience with analytical tools (SPSS/STATA/SAS, Tableau, etc.)
• Advanced skills with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

Working Conditions: Normal office environment (walking, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching, etc.). Light physical demands such as bending, carrying, kneeling, lifting, and pushing may be required. Some overtime may be occasionally required

All applicants must submit:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Salary requirements
  3. Resume
  4. Contact information for 3 professional references

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