Research Analyst

Posted on8/7/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirectors of the Center for the Junior Year and Office of Institutional Research
Reports in officeCenter for the Junior Year/Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Application due date08/30/2017
Job start date10/1/2017
CityUniversity Park
State/ProvinceIllinois
InstitutionGovernors State University
Institution descriptionGovernors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 annual students. GSU provides affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students with undergraduate tuition that is the most affordable in the state. The campus, conveniently located in University Park, Illinois, is characterized by the quiet of its scenic 760 acre campus amidst vigorous suburban and business growth, towns of character and interest, along with Metra access to the vibrancy of the Chicago Loop, just 35 miles away. The campus and surrounding community enjoy the excellent cultural offerings of Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts, as well as its acclaimed Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.
Job dutiesReporting to the Director of the Center for the Junior Year (CJY) and the Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE), this position will be responsible for preparation and/or coordination of data and reporting for the Center for the Junior Year, Title IIIA grant and other university grants according to specified deadlines.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree in one or more of the following or related fields: Social Science, Research Methodology, Statistics, Business or Data Management.

Must have a minimum of two years of professional work experience in the area of institutional research OR was significantly involved in the design, preparation and analysis of higher educational research reports.

Must have a working knowledge of federal reporting guidelines (e.g., IPEDS definitions).

Must be proficient in Windows-based word processing, spreadsheet, database, graphic presentation packages as well as statistical and data extraction software.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefits$48,000 per year plus health and dental insurance, vision, behavioral health, tuition waivers for employees, state pension or 403B voluntary retirement account.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.

Must include a resume, cover letter, transcripts, list of references.