Institutional Research Analyst

Posted on9/1/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDistrict Institutional Research Manager
Reports in officeInstructional Services
Application due dateAugust 30, 2017
Job start dateASAP
CityTulsa
State/ProvinceOklahoma
InstitutionTulsa Technology Center
Institution descriptionTulsa Tech is the state’s oldest and largest career & technology education institution in Oklahoma’s highly-acclaimed Career Tech system. Tulsa Tech provides quality technical training to thousands of high school and adult students and business and industry clients annually at multiple campus and several satellite-training locations in the Tulsa area.
Job duties*** This is a Grant Funded Position ***

The Institutional Research Analyst will assist with the development and implementation of a comprehensive institutional research program that supports strategic planning at the district, division, campus, and program level. This position will focus on assessing, extracting, analyzing, and reporting data for evidence-based decision-making and assessment of outcomes.

Essential Functions:

-Under consultative or self-initiated direction, assess, collect, extract, analyze, interpret, and review relevant and accurate data/information from existing sources; devise methods to identify data trends using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques; and summarize findings in charts, graphs, tables, reports, dashboards, etc.
-Perform data mining activities using available tools (SAP Business Objects, Colleague, CRM, Crystal Reports, ODCTE website).
-Merge or join data in Excel, Access, or Tableau; run new queries; and organize/format datasets as required for analyses, reports, and Program Review.
-Provide access to data through reports and dashboards, while also ensuring the security of sensitive data.
-Serve as a resource for and respond to ad-hoc requests for statistics and surveys.
-Conduct research and produce high-quality reports with valuable information and insight into the progress and outcomes of the students, programs, campuses, and institution.
-Provide integrated analysis and research needed by practitioners and decision-makers in a comprehensible manner.
-Collaborate with staff to automate and streamline routine reports, dashboards, and metrics.
-Collaborate with staff to improve existing data collection strategies and recommend new approaches and procedures for the collection and analysis of institutional data, working to enhance effective data and information flow between the programs, the executive offices and partnering with other offices, faculty, and staff to enhance Tech Center wide data collection and presentation.
-Assist with developing and maintaining standard operating procedures for data collection and reporting processes to ensure data integrity and efficiency.
-Perform duties and responsibilities effectively and efficiently under multiple deadlines.
-Perform tasks and duties relevant to any of various roles or responsibilities assigned by supervision and determined by management to be appropriate for this position; comply with all policy, procedure, regulation and other communicated requirements as may be in effect for the workgroup or worksite.
Qualifications-Five years of experience in a research, assessment, or data analysis related career area or the combination of work experience and related education is required.
-Experience with dashboards, Tableau, and database query languages and tools, especially SQL is preferred.
-Manage and complete multiple projects for internal and external customers to meet deadlines.
-In-depth knowledge and experience using and applying analytical software, student information systems, and data mining software.
-Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel; for example, knowledge of VBA, Macros, PowerPivot, etc.
-Use logic and reasoning to calculate and merge/join data.
-Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills required.
-Present data and findings in a clear and understandable manner meeting user needs.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefits-Employee Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Leave, Pension Plan, 457 Savings Plan, and 22 paid holidays
_Additional $6,600 annual compensation for salary-in-lieu of dependent benefit coverage.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.