Institutional Research & Planning Assistant

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toThe Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (OIRPE)
Reports in officeThe Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (OIRPE)
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateTBD
CityAlfred
State/ProvinceNew York
InstitutionAlfred State SUNY College of Technology
Institution descriptionNestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.
Job dutiesInstitutional Research & Planning Assistant
About Alfred State College:
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.

Job Description:
The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (OIRPE) at Alfred State College invites applications for the full-time position of Institutional Research and Planning Assistant (SL2 or SL3 in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit, depending on experience). The Institutional Research and Planning Assistant will provide support and assistance in several key areas within OIRPE.

Essential functions include:
• Collect data for external Surveys and Guidebooks like College Board, Princeton Review, Peterson's, Wintergreen Orchard house, Barron's, U.S. News and World Report, etc.
• Collect data and perform data verification for key mandated state and federal data submissions, particularly SUNY Institutional Research Information System (SIRIS) data reporting, NYSED reporting, and federal IPEDS reporting (including special IPEDS projects).
• Assist in the maintenance and updating of key OIRPE semester-based data sets; Admissions, Student, Course, Degree, Financial Aid, and Faculty/Staff.
• Assist in the maintenance and updating of the OIRPE website
• Assist in the collection of data for internal Alfred State College data requests.
• Provide support with the administration and data collection of key surveys such as the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the Student Opinion Survey(SOS), the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE), etc.
• Creation of tables and charts for reports and analyses.
• Provide assistance with the preparation of written reports, summaries, and presentations.
• Provide support for SUNY Program Development Process; assist in the coordination of internal and external processes of program development and submission to SUNY and NYS Education Department.
QualificationsRequirements:
High value is placed on a team player. Knowledge of Banner, SAS/SPSS, Word, and Excel, along with solid written and communication skills is desired. Strong attention to detail is highly desired and is an important aspect of the job. A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in the Social Sciences, Psychology, Math, Computer Science or Statistics. Prior experience in Institutional Research is a plus.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsN/A
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.

All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.