Research Analyst

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Title

Research Analyst

Posting Number


Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




Class Code


Pay Rate

Commensurate with education and experience.


District, Trinity River


DT Institutional Research

Job Summary

The Office of Institutional Research conducts ethical analysis that supports a culture of reflection and action by providing rich, timely, and accurate data in formats that are accessible and useful to decision-makers. Responsibilities of the Research Analyst include data: collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting. The job requires technical familiarity with data coding structures and conventions, knowledge of methodologies for quantitative and qualitative analysis, and a familiarity with the use of statistical software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Uses software packages (e.g. SPSS, Microsoft Excel, EMSI, etc.) for statistical and analytical purposes to produce descriptive statistics, longitudinal/predictive analyses, and other derivable reports/models specific to analytical software
• Collaborates with institutional research staff to provide timely, relevant and accurate institutional information to internal and external audiences
• Assists in summarizing and producing reports, models, and summaries of data on relevant job market conditions, industry trends, and demographic/workforce information
• Works with large complex data sets, including exporting/importing and merging from various sources, cleaning data files and maintaining historical records
• Prepares reports, summarizing data and analyses that present results in a clear and concise manner for multiple audiences, including the creation of clear and effective charts and tables
• Supports institutional research staff by proofreading reports, correspondence, and statistical tables for accuracy and completeness, as well as helping to reconcile discrepancies and investigate data anomalies
• Maintains security of confidential student and employee information
• Assists institutional research staff with departmental outreach by supporting them on collaborative projects, including the design and analysis of quantitative and qualitative research projects
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

* Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s degree in math/statistics, computer science, social/behavioral sciences, higher education administration or a related field
• Two (2) years of work experience in a related area

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Master’s degree in math/statistics, computer science, social/behavioral sciences, higher education administration or a related field
• Experience in accessing data from multiple sources and merging them to perform analyses
• Familiarity with labor market software such as EMSI, Burning Glass, or other similar packages
• Familiarity with external reporting, including data collections for Peterson’s, National Student Clearinghouse and IPEDS
• Knowledge of CCSSE and SENSE
• Knowledge of CBM State Reporting

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Ability to interact and effectively communicate findings to a diverse constituency
• Ability to be adaptable and have great attention to detail while working on multiple projects with competing deadlines.
• Have a systematic and logic-based approach to problem solving.
• Demonstrate the ability to interpret, find patterns, and derive meaning from the analysis of data.
• Detail-oriented, organized and resourceful with the ability to complete projects with rapidly changing priorities
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Willingness to make a professional commitment through continuing education and participation in professional conferences and workshops
• Experience with computerized systems
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (e.g. Microsoft Office)
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Kira Barrington

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License

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