Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION OFFERED: Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst

EMPLOYMENT DATE:     August 2021

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Renewable, Full-Time, 260 days


JOB DESCRIPTION: The Institutional Effectiveness Research Analyst II is responsible for providing quantitative and qualitative data and analysis to support planning, research, assessment, and compliance reporting at the College under the supervision of the Associate Provost. The Analyst will share the responsibility for the accurate and timely submission of mandated institutional data with the other IR analyst within the department. This position will also support the current work of the IR department by continuing efforts to improve data warehousing, data documentation, and data visualization infrastructure at the College. The Analyst will extract, reorganize, and restructure data to help develop analytical reports and data visualizations for stakeholders across the College, especially utilizing relevant and current statistical and business intelligence tools. The Analyst will be proficient in communicating data-related information both in writing and verbally, including creating written/graphic reports. Along with peers in the department, this position will serve as a leader in the continuous development and maintenance of all current and emerging best practices in data analytics to support college decision-making needs at all levels.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, sciences, data science or related field and experience in an analytical, data-oriented environment.


Extensive experience with business intelligence tools (especially PowerBI), spreadsheets (especially Excel), and MS Access (some databases are in Access). Ability to use programming tools such as R or Python, and demonstrated SQL skills. Experience with survey implementation or design.


Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to high standards of data integrity and thorough documentation. Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written. Strong existing data visualization and graphical reporting skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social sciences, sciences, data science or related field. Related work experience in higher education institutional research or higher education data analysis (e.g. through a public policy lens) is also preferred.


Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to be proactive, innovative and creative. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in groups.


EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE: $48,194 - $60,242 - Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Review of applicants to begin August 13, 2021 and continue until position is filled.


To apply and view the full position description, visit Note: Additional application materials/essays will be requested.


Tompkins Cortland Community College is a culturally diverse campus with over two decades of strong partnerships with international colleges and universities and a commitment to preparing our students for citizenship in a global society. Tompkins Cortland Community College is accredited by the Board of Regents of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and awards associate degrees in career-oriented and liberal arts/sciences programs of study. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students. To learn more about the College, visit our website at Visa sponsorship not available. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


Location: Tompkins Cortland Community College is located in the naturally beautiful and culturally rich Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, near Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, and Binghamton. The area is host to many colleges, including Cornell University, as well as excellent healthcare, museums, festivals, and business enterprises.