Research Analyst

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-093 Position Title: Research Analyst Location Administrative Center Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 07/09/2021 Job Close Date 07/25/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 07/28/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree.

• 2 years research related experience.

• Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preferred qualifications:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess :
• Master’s degree.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
• Extremely organized, able to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
• Maintains and understands the importance of professionalism and confidentiality concerning HR and company matters.
• Comfortable with data and have an interest in improving team & department analytics.
• A team player. You are willing to help out wherever needed.
• Self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a burning desire to contribute to MCCKC’s success. You do not get overwhelmed easily.
• Coordination of research projects and data reporting.
• Two years FT Research experience.
• Ability to work in cross functional teams across district. Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs. Compensation The hiring salary is $52,472 to $62,472. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants
PLEASE NOTE : * Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration. * Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee. Class Summary

The incumbents collect, analyze, and report data for student or academic program and services.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Collects, analyzes, and reviews data to facilitate Federal and institutional reporting; submits data and reports to appropriate personnel, departments, and/or agencies to support management decision making, to provide timely and accurate information to administration, and facilitate other departmental operations.
• Designs and administers surveys to students and other relevant parties; work may involve utilizing statistical techniques to consolidate and analyze data, and designing, developing, and producing analytical reports.
• Collaborates with other departments and employees to design and conduct studies related to local research projects, student tracking, assessment outcomes, program evaluation, academic programs, enrollment trends, and student employment.
• Prepares and distributes internal and external ad hoc data requests; coordinates with applicable parties to collect information.
• Manages and updates software systems and databases; work may involve developing and maintaining systems for organizing and reporting current and historical data; contacting appropriate personnel, departments, or agencies to collect updated information; tracking program and other information changes; and scheduling data requests and reminders.
• Collaborates with and/or serves as a liaison to other institutions or agencies, to facilitate research projects, implement data changes and input methods to maintain data integrity; and facilitate related departmental operations.
• Attends committee meetings to represent the Institutional Research department as a subject matter expert and communicate information regarding findings; and may also performs duties of the Executive Director of Institutional Research when required.
• Stays abreast of and interprets federal and state policies and decide what changes needed to be implemented.
• Utilizes analytics and data visualization software to provide insights for data reporting through dashboard design.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of computers and related software applications;

• Knowledge of institutional evaluation methods;

• Knowledge of research design principles and practices;

• Knowledge of current issues in higher education;

• Knowledge of assessment, evaluation, and measurement principles;

• Knowledge of database management;

• Knowledge of advanced mathematical practices;

• Knowledge of data extraction and transformation;

• Knowledge of surveying methods;

• Knowledge of statistical methods.


• Skilled in designing research methods and evaluation models;

• Skilled in using a computer and related software applications;

• Skilled in planning, creating, and maintaining databases;

• Skilled in formatting and generating reports;

• Skilled in using survey tools;

• Skilled in performing mathematical and statistical calculations;

• Skilled in extracting and transforming data and information;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised
  • No staffing table positions.
Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping, hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * How much research related experience do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • between 1 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 5 years
    • between 5 and 7 years
    • between 7 and 10 years
    • ten years or more
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. References
  9. Certification
  10. License
  11. Letter of Recommendation 01
  12. Letter of Recommendation 02
  13. Letter of Recommendation 03