Research Analyst and Special Project Assistant to the Registrar

Posted on12/20/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and the Registrar
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness and Planning, and Registrar
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateFebruray 2018
InstitutionNorth Central College
Institution descriptionFounded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. North Central College, an institution with 42 consecutive years of balanced budgets, is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center opened in March 2017. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. For more information, please visit:
Job dutiesThe Research Analyst and Special Project Assistant to the Registrar provides support to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and the Registrar in a variety of data collection, analysis, and reporting functions. The position includes a temporary, partial assignment within the Registrar's office, to provide coding, programming, and other data process support through the college's transition from a term-based to a semester-based calendar in the fall of 2019. This work will include revisions to the academic calendar, course records, schedule, and degree audit program. Responsibilities in the area of Institutional Research will include assisting in the development of a persistence analytics model for the College, and internal and external data reporting functions (e.g., IPEDS, U.S. News, college fact book, Common Data Set). Additional research projects in support of academic and institutional planning will be expected, with a growing portfolio of projects within Institutional Research expected over time.
The Research Analyst and Special Project Assistant to the Registrar will be an integral part of the Academic Affairs staff.

Candidates must demonstrate broad data management and analytic skills, be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines, be able to communicate data/information in a user-friendly manner, and have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred with a concentration in quantitative research methods. Regardless of degree, training and experience in data analysis is required, preferably in a higher education context.

1. Two years of progressive experience in data analysis and reporting in a higher education context is preferred.
2. Previous work with relational databases, data extraction tools, and reporting.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Ability to prioritize, plan and organize multiple projects simultaneously, with attention to detail and deadlines.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsWe offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, 100% Tuition Reimbursement and much more!!
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.