Social Clinical Research Specialist (Research Analyst)

Posted on11/20/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due date12-8-2017
Job start dateJanuary/February, 2018
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
InstitutionUNC Pembroke
Institution descriptionLocated in the inland region of southeastern North Carolina, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers both high quality education and personalized attention to its more than 6,200 students.

As a constituent institution of the 17-member University of North Carolina—one of the nation's finest public university systems—UNC Pembroke offers 41 undergraduate programs and 17 graduate programs in the liberal arts, education, business, public administration, and nursing.

Here you will find an intimate teaching and learning environment with small classes, award-winning faculty, and extensive outreach to support student success. Students enrolled at UNC Pembroke have abundant opportunity to conduct research, exercise leadership, volunteer for community service, participate in the arts, join organizations, enjoy athletics, and much more.

U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review, the nations' Community Service Honor Roll, and the Carnegie Foundation have recognized UNC Pembroke for our diversity, our small class sizes, and our commitment to community service. In addition, programs in our School of Education have earned accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), and UNCP's School of Business was awarded accreditation by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a status achieved by only 5 percent of business schools world-wide. These achievements recognize our commitment to challenging students to grow socially and academically and to be engaged, responsible members of community.

We have an extraordinary history. Founded in 1887 by American Indians, this school was the first state-supported college for American Indians in the nation. It is a remarkable story of a people's passion for learning and their belief that education is the foundation for a better life. From the beginning, the university's purpose was to transform lives through education. We continue pursuing that mission every day.
Job dutiesOffice of Institutional Research serves as a centralized data resource to the university community by providing strategic, timely, accurate information and research service to assist institutional planning and assessment, inform sound decision making, and enhance institutional effectiveness.

The Social/Clinic Research Specialist reports to the Director of Institutional Research (IR) and assumes responsibility for assignments that support data collection, analysis, reporting, and research functions in the Office of Institutional Research. The scope of the position extends from IR to the entire University community.
The overall duties of this position entail data collection, management, analysis, reporting and presentation of detailed qualitative and quantitative data that support the informed decision-making. Under this general job function, the position specifically is responsible for
· Survey administration and assessment testing
· Data analysis using appropriate statistical software and methodologies
· Maintenance, integrity and visualization of institutional data & reporting
· Write or modify SQL queries to extract information from Banner forms/tables
· Generate student headcount, credit hours and AAFTE used for GA's enrollment projection
· Produce faculty teaching workload data for Delaware study
· Other work as assigned

The person should have working experience and be able to independently work on:
1) Survey design, implementation, analysis and reporting. The person should be able to develop, administer and analyze internal and external surveys related to students, faculty and staff using Qualtrics and other tools.
2) Manipulation and analysis of data using various programming tools such as R, SAS or SPSS.
QualificationsMinimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Management Preferences:
· Bachelor's Degree related to a discipline in information systems/technology, statistics, psychology or other equivalent fields.
· Be familiar with Excel, particularly using Pivot table;
· Have basic knowledge and experience in using SQL queries to extract from Banner forms/tables and manipulate data using SQL/SAS.
· Working knowledge and experience in using multivariate analysis and be able to apply appropriate statistical techniques for data collection, manipulation, cleaning and analysis in defined research area using SPSS, SAS or R.
· Ability to think analytically, pay attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and be able to work with a variety of audiences and explain technical information in a clear and understandable manner.
· Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and be flexible with changing project priorities.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
Salary benefitsState of North Carolina benefits
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.