500140-University Analytics & Institutional Research
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends
Open Until Filled
Responsible for coordinating multiple research and reporting
projects and presenting the findings in a professional manner to
university consistencies such as Academic Department Chairs,
College Deans, Vice-Provosts, Vice-Presidents and the President’s
Office. Maintains, updates and manages the department’s
longitudinal and research databases and utilizes data warehousing
technologies to integrate and employ departmental and university
data sources. Analyzes and develops statistical models for
informing university related decision-making. Supports and assists
with IPEDS data collection and reporting efforts as well as other
state and federal compliance-related reporting. Assists the
Associate Director by creating forecasting models and identifying
trends, interpreting results, evaluating limitations and revising
models as needed
Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below),
Education/Experience substitution (specify), Master's degree
(Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training
-Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, CIS, Computer Science,
Mathematics or related fields required.
-Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, CIS, Computer Science,
Mathematics, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related fields
-Education may be substituted for experience or experience may be
substituted for education based on the following: AA = 2 years
experience; BA/BS = 4 years experience; MA/MS = 6 years
Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - Statistical software such as
R, SPSS, SAS. Knowledge of Python, SQL
1. Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in
institutional research or closely related area required.
2. Two (2) years of experience with sophisticated information
management tools required.
3. Experience in predictive modeling, forecasting and regression
4. Advanced Proficiency in Excel.
5. Experience in data manipulation.
6. Experience with BAANNER and Argos report writing
7. Experiences completing or contributing to IPEDS and other
federal reports for the National Center for Education Statistics
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral,
written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment
preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Maintain
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance,
Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
-Requires some nights and weekends.
Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
- * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible
for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on
an F1 or J1 Visa?
- Cover Letter