Research Analyst

Posted on1/25/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector
Reports in officeOffice of Institutional Research
Application due date2/8/18
Job start date3/15/18
InstitutionUniversity of North Alabama
Institution descriptionThe University of North Alabama (UNA) is a coeducational university located in Florence, Alabama. It is the state's oldest four-year public university. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. The four cities comprise a metropolitan area with a combined population of 140,000 people. The University of North Alabama was founded as LaGrange College in 1830. It was reestablished in 1872 as the first state-supported teachers' college south of the Ohio River. A year later, it became one of the nation's first coeducational colleges.
Job duties• Develops and produces statistical and analytical reports in a wide variety of platforms;
• Interprets data from a variety of sources for presentation to varying audiences;
• Provides technical assistance in the area of educational research, trend analysis, and student enrollment analysis;
• Performs basic analysis and reports the results to the director; reviews reports;
• Collects and evaluates national, state, and local surveys of theoretical or validation studies including prerequisite research and assessment instrument validation;
• Conducts research and presents findings utilizing various forms of media;
• Prepares for the initial review of office research studies and projects;
• Updates annual and semester reports on the office’s website;
• Provides status reports on on-going projects;
• Solicits data via various means to support analytical studies;
• Defines, analyzes, plans, and implements solutions to improve operational efficiencies;
• Composes correspondence and generates reports;
• Performs related duties as required or assigned.
Qualifications• Completion of Bachelor’s degree required;
• Master’s degree preferred (completion of master’s degree within three years of employment, required);
• Three years of related experience required;
• Institutional Research/Effectiveness experience preferred.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSalary range $35,000 - $45,000 dependant upon qualifications
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