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Research Assistant

SUNY Brockport
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning
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Full Time
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Research Assistant

Job no: 495891

SUNY Budget Title: Institutional Studies Assistant
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport
Department: Institutional Research
Categories: Management & Professional

Located in Western New York, State University of New York College at Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport! Job Summary: SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Research Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Research Assistant will focus on the collection and interpretation of data derived from institutional research studies conducted to provide a basis for administrative decision-making. The major areas of focus in an institutional research program are administrative studies, behavioral research, planning studies, and information system creation although there may be considerable variation in the attention accorded each of these areas. An institutional research program ordinarily encompasses studies of students, faculty, staff, curriculum, enrollment, finance, and other areas of higher education in an effort to generate information such as unit costs, class size, staff workload, institutional quality, and student success.

Major Responsibilities
  • Derives and maintains reporting and statistical data in support of the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
  • Assists with the preparation of data for state and federal statutory reporting
  • Prepares information for various studies concerning the internal operations of the College
  • Utilizes programming and business intelligence tools to develop reporting solutions
  • Meets with College constituents regarding ad-hoc requests
  • Attends and participates in department meetings, division and College-wide committees and events
  • Provides and conveys accurate data and information Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Minimum of one year experience with data reporting or statistical analysis.
  • Minimum of one year experience with querying databases or other data sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment with a variety of constituents.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least three years of experience with data reporting or statistical analysis
  • At least three years of experience with querying databases or other data sources
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, etc.)
  • Experience with business intelligence solutions (e.g., OBIEE, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner
  • Knowledge of survey design
  • Experience with Qualtrics
    Work Schedule: N/A Salary and Benefits: $44,374 May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Background Investigation Statement:
    All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. New York State Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Diversity Statement: We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success. SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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