Institutional Research Associate

Posted on7/31/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssistant Vice President for Strategic Analysis and Institutional Research
Reports in officeStrategic Analysis and Institutional Research
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateASAP
CityNew Haven
InstitutionYale University
Institution descriptionYale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Job dutiesThe Office of Institutional Research (OIR) provides information to support university decision making through a variety of analytic activities, data gathering tasks, and research projects. OIR serves as a clearinghouse for most statistical information about the University. This position will conduct institutional research and analyze the data to support the study of issues relevant to University policies. The analyst will work with administrators and/or faculty committees to formulate what data and analyses may bear on a particular University policy question. The analyst will determine what data is relevant to a particular set of issues and either arrange for the collection of additional data or obtain data from existing University resources, including various electronic databases. The analyst will determine what statistical technique is most appropriate to a question, carry out analysis, and prepare and present reports.
QualificationsRequired Education and Experience: Master's Degree in a related discipline and four years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Proven experience with large, complex data sets and managing data quality -- both for statistical analysis and data management. Experience with survey data a plus.
• Statistical analysis skills including multiple regression. Experience with one or more of the following statistical software packages: SAS (preferred), SPSS, STATA or R.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
• Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize and follow through on projects. Ability to react to changing situations and adapt to change in work demands, priorities, and procedures exercising good judgment, seeking alternatives and creative solutions.
• Well-developed collaborative interpersonal communication skills with ability to communicate to non-technical audiences. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, interacting with a diverse array of faculty, students and staff; exercises sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
• Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience executing queries against relational databases. Experience or training in survey design; experience with Workday, Hyperion (Brioquery) and Tableau.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsWe invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Application procedureFor more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at this website. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

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