Institutional Research Analyst

Posted on1/10/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice Provost of Institutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateOpen until Filled
Job start dateAs soon as possible
InstitutionJohns Hopkins University
Institution descriptionJohns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.
Job dutiesThe Institutional Research Analyst (IRA) will support the Institutional Research (IR) office's core activity of capturing and analyzing data and presenting information on faculty, students, academic programs and related topics for university decision-making and assessment. The IRA will be responsible for responding to internal and external requests for information about the university, preparing data for annual and longitudinal profile reports on the university, preparing data for benchmarking studies and peer exchanges, and designing visual displays for information.
Job responsibilities include:
•Collect, refine and manage data from internal and external information systems, surveys and data stewards.
•Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of the data both independently and on teams.
•Communicate findings in written, graphical and oral forms.
•Work with stakeholders to understand their information needs and tailor the analyses to address those needs.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a field that requires significant work in research and statistical methods (social science, computer science, business, statistics, etc.) required.

One year related experience required. Prior experience in Institutional Research in higher education preferred. Command of terms, definitions, standards, and sources of information in higher education preferred. Experience with mandatory federal, state, and accreditation reports preferred.

Special Skills and Knowledge:
• Demonstrated aptitude for data analysis and detailed reporting including the use of descriptive and analytical statistics.
• Strong technical skills and programming experience with statistical packages (e.g., SPSS), experience writing queries and using business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, Business Objects); high level of skill with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and consistent analyses.
• Excellent organization and documentation skills; ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills; discretion to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsThis is a full-time position to include salary and benefits.
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