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Institutional Research Analyst Senior

Posted on8/7/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toLorne Kuffle, Executive Director of Institutiona Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research & Assessment
Application due date09/04/2017
Job start dateTBD
CityTuscaloosa
State/ProvinceAlabama
InstitutionThe University of Alabama
Institution descriptionFounded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. The University of Alabama is located in a vibrant, energetic college community in the center of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The 1,000 acres of tree-lined pathways and state-of-the-art facilities are a source of inspiration for students, faculty and staff. The University of Alabama has consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 public universities by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade. UA offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in more than 200 fields of study.
Job dutiesThe Institutional Research Analyst Sr is responsible for providing analytical support to The University of Alabama's administrative efforts by creating and maintaining context data and information, providing statistical analyses, responding to surveys and ad-hoc information requests, developing and conducting custom research methods for institutional studies, and enhancing the University's effectiveness through information and process integration.
This position is responsible for providing analytical support to The University's administrative efforts by creating and maintaining context data and information, providing statistical analyses, responding to surveys and ad-hoc information requests, developing and conducting custom research methods for institutional studies, and enhancing the University's effectiveness through information and process integration. The position also provides leadership, guidance and supervision to other OIRA colleagues.

Requires demonstrated analytical and organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a group setting, and a solid understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics. Must be proficient in using both Base SAS and SAS Enterprise Miner.
QualificationsMinimum requirements are a Bachelor's degree or higher in a research or analytical field of study with a minimum of 3 years related research or analytical experience; OR a master's degree or higher in a research or analytical field of study and some related research or analytical experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. A minimum of 5 years experience in an institutional research office or other research environment. Requires a strong knowledge of integrated information systems, structured query language (SQL), the ability to extract data from large and disparate databases, effective reporting practices and principles, and the capability to translate technical issues to common English to facilitate communication and understanding. Qualified applicants must also pass a background check as a condition to employment.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsUA offers an excellent benefits package which can be seen at this website.
Application procedureVisit The University of Alabama's staff employment website for more information and to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. Please note that applicants who do not apply online through UA's employment website will not be considered. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.