Survey Research Analyst

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports tosenior social science research staff
Reports in officesenior social science research staff
Application due dateasap
Job start dateasap
CityNewtown
State/ProvincePennsylvania
Other Location18940
InstitutionLaw School Admission Council
Institution descriptionLSAC is a nonprofit organization devoted to furthering quality, access, and fairness in law school admission by providing the core products and services that candidates and law schools depend upon in the US and around the world. Each year, LSAC helps over 60,000 law school candidates navigate the admission process, administers the LSAT to over 100,000 world-wide test takers, provides the essential admission software and data relied upon by over 220 member law schools, presents dozens of national forums to help candidates and law schools connect, and supports the nation’s prelaw network. The LSAT is the premier standardized test of critical reasoning skills that are fundamental for success in law school and in a wide range of careers. LSAC also works actively to increase diversity in the legal profession and to promote public understanding of law as part of its focus on building a strong justice pipeline.
Job dutiesSurvey Research Analyst
Job Code: SRA - AIR

Under the direction of senior social science research staff, conduct analyses of survey data for selected research projects supporting LSAC staff and outside stakeholders. Coordinate and carry out routine and ad hoc analyses related to social research, surveys, business analytics, and other quantitative research activities of the Social Science Research group. Collaborates on designing and producing reports and summaries for internal LSAC staff and external law school members as well as other stakeholders. Must perform tasks with minimal supervision from senior Social Science Research staff. Act as primary analyst for survey research projects. Oversee data cleaning and quality control of data for analytical purposes. In collaboration with senior Social Science Research staff, design and prepare ongoing and ad hoc survey reports by completing analyses, presenting data, and drafting text of the report.
QualificationsA Master’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience in data analysis and applied statistics or a Bachelor’s degree with 5 to 8 years’ experience in data analysis and applied statistics is required. Strong knowledge of survey research analytical planning and execution. Experience in the planning, design, and execution of data analyses for survey research projects is required. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Effective time-management and communication skills are required. Must function as a highly effective and collaborative member of a fast-paced analytical research team. Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 or 2016 is required. Experience with statistical software packages such as SAS or R is required. Must be willing to learn additional analytical programming languages or systems as required. Experience with survey and database software is highly desirable. Experience with data visualization software such as Power BI or SAS Visual Analytics is desirable. Must maintain a detail orientation and quality assurance mindset with high standards of accuracy in preparing and verifying data analysis programs, ad hoc analyses, and statistical and research documents. Effective interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with LSAC members, volunteers, and staff at all levels. Ability to effectively follow procedures and exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential material.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsLSAC offers competitive compensation and benefits based on qualifications and experience.

Only resumes with salary requirements will be considered.

LSAC actively seeks to foster greater levels of diversity in our workforce and in our pipeline of future leaders. We are committed to attract and retain candidates who have a passion for their work and encourage all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, LGBTQ, and differently abled, to apply. LSAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application procedureFor details, please visit our website, LSAC.org.

To apply, please forward resume and letter of application, including job code, to:
C. Rommel, HR Section
Law School Admission Council
P.O. Box 40, Job Code SRA - AIR
Newtown, PA 18940
Fax: 215-504-3808
E-mail: employment@LSAC.org