Research Data Analyst
College of Engineering & Science, University of Detroit
The College of Engineering & Science and the ReBUILDetroit
Program is seeking a Research Data Analyst to manage data
collection and reporting requirements and assist with data analysis
for dissemination for the National Institutes of Health
(NIH)-funded ReBUILDetroit program. The ReBUILDetroit (Building
Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) seeks to enhance the diversity
of NIH-funded research scientist workforce (see ReBUILDetroit.org).
University of Detroit Mercy is the lead institution in a consortium
with research partner Wayne State University and pipeline partner
Henry Ford College.
We are seeking an experienced Research Data Analyst, familiar with
higher education institution research and grant reporting who can
perform the following functions:
• Collect, manage, analyze, disseminate, and report on data
pertaining to the ReBUILDetroit program.
• Work with the National Institutes of Health, the Coordination and
Evaluation Center (CEC) and 3rd party evaluators, and Detroit Mercy
Institutional Research for managing data and grant reporting.
• Work with Detroit Mercy Institutional Research, the Registrar's
office and Admissions in tracking academic data for BUILD scholars,
the comparison group, and potential applicants.
• Create reports including appropriate statistical analysis and
data visualization using appropriate tools (e.g., Access, Argos,
SQL, SPSS, Tableau). Assist with writing and analysis for
manuscripts, reports, grants and dissemination to internal and
• Collaborate with faculty and administrators to identify
appropriate means and ways to communicate outcomes and findings to
A quality candidate will possess the following:
• Understanding of institutional data and working in a higher
• Knowledge of data processing, integrity and cleaning, and
reporting principles and practices.
• Effective verbal and written communication, and data
visualization with adherence to federal accessibility
• Ability to advise faculty writing grants in the effective
utilization of data from analyses.
• Fundamental understanding of educational research methods and
practice, including protection of human subjects/confidentiality
and knowledge of ethical use of data.
• Working understanding of qualitative and quantitative statistical
• Ability to conduct and coordinate multiple activities/projects
and deadlines simultaneously. Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to manage time and prioritize work.
• Orientation to detail and maintaining a high level of
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and databases.
The successful candidate will be self-directed, detail-oriented,
organized, an effective communicator, with a commitment to
supporting diversity initiatives. The candidate should have
experience with statistical analysis and data collection and
reporting for grants.
This position reports to the ReBUILDetroit PI and Dean of
Engineering & Science at the University of Detroit Mercy,
College of Engineering & Science, Dean Katherine Snyder. The
position is also housed at the University of Detroit Mercy, but
coordinates budget and program management activities between the
consortium partner institutions.
The Research Data Analyst will devote 12 calendar months (100%
effort). ReBUILDetroit is in the second round of its grant and the
position is funded through July 1, 2024. We hope to sustain the
position beyond grant funding.
The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative
Action Employer with a culturally diverse faculty and student body
and welcomes persons of all races, religions and backgrounds.
Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the
University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Jesuit- Mercy
Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Society
of Jesus and the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The US News and World
Report ranked Detroit Mercy in the top tier in the Midwest. The
university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the
University's mission, diversity and excellence of its academic
View information at: Employment Listings for a Job at Detroit Mercy
| University of Detroit Mercy (https://www.udmercy.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs.php
Candidates should apply by completing an application and upload
University of Detroit Mercy - Research Data Analyst - ReBUILDetroit
Materials should include a resume, a cover letter, and contact
information for three references. Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.