Institutional Research Analyst
Kern Community College District
$69,257.64 - $97,859.28 Annually
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform extensive
and technical institutional research and evaluation duties,
including those related to state-mandated matriculation programs
and activities; design and perform research and evaluation of
college and groups; prepare reports for college personnel to
fulfill compliance regulations and requirements; assure
institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate
Perform extensive statistical and technical planning, design,
research and evaluation duties related to institutional projects,
including, but not limited to, state-mandated matriculation
programs and activities and a variety of internal and external
Conduct reviews and assessment of academic and student services
Utilize accurate statistical procedures and sampling techniques for
institutional research projects to assure high levels of confidence
and reliability to survey results.
Prepare reports for college personnel and state agencies to fulfill
compliance regulations and requirements and to assure institutional
matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding.
Prepare and revise reports with accompanying tabular, graphic and
statistical contents, descriptions of analytical methods used and
narrative of findings and conclusions for college and matriculation
research and evaluation.
Create, develop and maintain databases related to student
enrollment projections, follow-up studies and analyses of program
Collect, assemble and perform statistical analysis; determine
appropriate statistics for data types including frequencies,
chi-square, correlation, multiple regression and others.
Identify and extract a variety of requested data; inspect and code
data in preparation for analysis; create project documentation and
Operate a variety of software packages used on mainframe and
personal computers for data analysis, data management, graphics and
Communicate with appropriate college staff, stakeholders and other
community college districts in analysis, compilation and
interpretation of data.
Respond to research questions as requested; describe
Attend meetings as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned
Any combination equivalent to:
Bachelors degree in
statistics, mathematics, economics or social/educational research
and three years responsible experience involving related research
and analysis activities and projects.
Knowledge and Abilities
Standard and advanced statistical procedures related to sampling,
correlation analysis, projections and other quantitative measures
applied to education, social and program research and
Regression techniques, principles and tables.
Research design for original data collection and analysis. Use of
personal computers, mainframe and appropriate software
Standard statistical software.
Technical report writing. Organization and presentation of
narrative and statistical information.
Technical aspects of research.
Effective public speaking.
Uses, capabilities, characteristics and limitations of computers
and related equipment.
Modern office procedures and methods.
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Perform extensive and technical research and evaluation
Design forms and documents for various research purposes and target
Design and perform research and evaluation of college matriculation
and other institutional planning issues.
Interpret and apply applicable sections of the State Education Code
and other related laws and regulations.
Interact, participate and conduct presentations to individuals,
college groups, committees, organizations and others as
Prepare comprehensive statistical and narrative reports. Utilize
accurate and appropriate statistical procedures and sampling
Create, develop and maintain computer databases.
Create and maintain necessary research documentation, files and
records related to research projects.
Conduct meetings and interviews necessary for investigation and
Work as a team member with other college research staff. Use tact,
patience and courtesy.
Operate a computer and related peripheral equipment.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
SALARY RANGE$ 5,771.47 - $ 8,154.91
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $ 6,063.65
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
August 2, 2021
are assured consideration. The
College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the
recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is
strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles
of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse
pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of
national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic
information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical
or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide
sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work
authorization should be established at the time of application
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3144662/institutional-research-analyst
Emails will not be accepted.