Research Analyst

Posted on9/26/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssistant Director
Reports in officeCenter for the Study of Student Life
Application due date10/1/17
Job start date11/1/17
CityColumbus
State/ProvinceOhio
InstitutionThe Ohio State University
Institution descriptionFor 147 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Job dutiesDevelops assessments using qualitative and quantitative research methods; collaborates and consults with Student Life departments regarding their outcomes assessment and research; consults with departments external to Student Life regarding outcomes assessment and research as needed; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to current research and best practices; develops survey instruments and launches assessments via existing software; analyzes data using computer software; generates written reports summarizing results; presents assessment results to constituents when appropriate; facilitates training workshops on topics related to assessment and research in Student Life; assists with developing research projects using various methods; designs and delivers presentations on data and findings, and provides specialized reports upon request; collects and analyzes data for research projects; assists in writing and preparation of research projects for publication in peer-reviewed journals; edits manuscripts, extracts and manages data sets, or planning an annual assessment conference; supports the work of the Center for the Study of Student Life, including fluid collaboration with all team members and constituents; assists with coaching student employees on assessment and research projects.
QualificationsRequired: Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Education, Business Administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).

Desired: Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Social Science, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge in assessment-related work in a university setting; knowledge of survey development and analysis; knowledge of student learning and student development theory; knowledge of survey software and relational databases; demonstrated knowledge of publishing and presenting research on student affairs topics.
Salary range$20,000 - $40,000
Salary benefitsSalary range: $37,000-$40,000 a year
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