Institutional Research Analyst

Posted on10/25/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toInstitutional Research Director
Reports in officeInstitutional Research & Student Assessment
Application due dateOpen unti filled
Job start dateTBD
State/ProvinceNew York
InstitutionHostos Community College
Institution descriptionHostos Community College is one of the 23 colleges in The City University of New York (CUNY) system. Located in the South Bronx, Hostos serves a diverse student population, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. The Office of Institutional Research and Student Assessment (OIRSA) provides continuous data to the college's executive level on a variety of student issues, including performance, retention, and graduation as well as ongoing performance related to the Strategic and Operational Plans.
Job dutiesReporting directly to the Director of OIRSA, the Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for analyzing and maintaining the data in the College Institutional Research Office. Specific duties include the following:
- Collects, analyzes, maintains, and reports statistical institutional data and information online and in print.
- Coordinates administration, data collection, and production of periodic reports and materials required for programreviews.
- Responds to periodic external surveys to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
- Conducts statistical research studies focusing on student recruitment, enrollment, retention, admissions, and financial aid.
- Maintains selected databases and document libraries, soliciting and implementing regular updates and ensuring data quality and completeness.
- Responds to time critical ad-hoc requests for data and information, both internally and externally.
- May consult with faculty and students in the design of databases for research projects.
QualificationsBachelor's Degree required.

The following qualifications arepreferred:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- At least one year educational research experience in a higher education environment
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access
- Extreme attention to detail and the ability to work confidentially with sensitive data
- Proficiency in statistical software packages such as R, SPSS, or similar
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Communication and interpersonalskills
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefits$44,308 - $58,787; commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
Application procedureApplicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website and navigate to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings"

Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references.