Statistician

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toExecutive Director, Institutional Research and Assessment
Reports in officeInstitutional Research and Assessment
Application due date6/22/2018
Job start dateTBD
CityChicago
State/ProvinceIllinois
InstitutionNortheastern Illinois University
Institution descriptionNortheastern Illinois University’s Main Campus is located on 67 acres in a residential area on the Northwest Side of Chicago. The University has three additional locations in the metropolitan area: the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. Northeastern also is a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Regarded as the most diverse university in the Midwest, Northeastern offers more than 40 undergraduate degree and certificate programs and more than 50 graduate degree, certificate, licensure and endorsement programs. Read more about Northeastern Illinois University at www.neiu.edu.
Job dutiesThis position is an integral part of the Institutional Research team responsible for managing and conducting institutional data collection and analysis in response to federal, state, and institutional reporting requirements and requests.
QualificationsQualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 semester hours in statistics and a minimum of 6 semester hours in algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics at the college level; and
Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience that required the use of statistical, graphical, spreadsheet, and database software packages, such as SAS, SPSS, Excel and Access.
(Each position requires a background check.)

Departmental preferences:

A master’s degree in higher education, educational research, the social or behavioral sciences, or a related field is required, Ph.D. preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in institutional research or applied research in higher education.
Demonstrated experience in quantitative research design and data analysis.
Proficiency in SPSS syntax, Excel, and Access.
Strong analytic skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate large projects across departments and work successfully with faculty, staff, and administrators.
Experience using Cognos is also a plus.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefits$70,000-$75,000 annual salary
Application procedureTo apply:
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

Employment Application (Original initials and signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic initials and signatures are not acceptable.)
Statement of Annuitant Status (Original signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
Cover letter
Resume
Official transcript(s)

You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form in the Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with official transcripts, resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at 773-442-5200, or email us at CS-Employment@neiu.edu. Please visit the State of Illinois University Civil Service website at http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/updates.aspx for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:
A current application, statement of annuitant status form, official transcript(s), resume and cover letter must be submitted by the close of business 6/22/18.

NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AS WELL AS OTHER QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY'S POSITIONS ARE CONTINGENT UPON THE UNIVERSITY'S RECEIPT OF ITS STATE OF ILLINOIS APPROPRIATION.