Social Clinical Research Assistant

Posted on8/24/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due date09/13/2017
Job start date10/01/2017
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Other Location28372
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.
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 Assistant 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 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.
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
QualificationsMinimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree; 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, phycology 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.
In addition, the successful candidate should have the following characteristics:
1) Pay attention to details
2) Have good communication skills
3) Be able to work with a variety of audiences and explain technical information in a clear and understandable manner
4) Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Salary range$20,000 - $40,000
Salary benefitsSalary range is $30,206 to $43,000 per year

Full state benefits including health insurance and retirement are available.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.

Special Instructions to Applicants: The Hiring Official requests that a cover letter, detailed resume and reference list be attached.

All applicants are required to complete an online SHRA application with detailed employment and education information. PLEASE NOTE that a resume will not take the place of detailed information on the SHRA application.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at this website.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or