Institutional Research Associate

Posted on1/4/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research
Reports in officeOffice of Institutional Effectiveness
Application due date1/18/18
Job start dateas soon as we find a candidte
Other Location30303
InstitutionGeorgia State University
Institution descriptionGeorgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State offers a challenging academic environment that emphasizes research and practical experience across the curriculum and has more than 50 nationally and internationally ranked programs.

While, Atlanta is integral to Georgia State’s educational experience, Atlanta’s quality of life helps Georgia State attract top-notch faculty, staff and administrators by contributing to the economies of Atlanta and the South. With more than 190,000 alumni worldwide, Georgia State’s commitment to student success and being a vital part of the vibrant arts and entertainment community of downtown Atlanta is where the city life meets campus life. Working at Georgia State is where you should be!!!
Job dutiesThe Office is Institutional Research (OIR) is looking to recruit an Institutional Research Associate to be responsible for the system administration of Academic Analytics and Faculty Staff Research. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for incoming requests to the Institutional Research workflow system, and provides direct supervision of the Research Analyst II.
Examples of duties include:

Oversees and manages incoming request to the Institutional Research Workflow System, and ensures that requests are routed to the appropriate office personnel in a timely manner.
Serves as the primary point of contact for the methodology used in external surveys and rankings that affect the university.
Responsible for coordinating the university’s response to external surveys (e.g. US News & World Reports, Common Data Set, Peterson’s, etc.)
Coordinates the University Fact Book process.
Coordinates the compilation, aggregation, presentation, and dissemination of research conducted in all areas of Institutional Research.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of relational database design.

Experience in the use of a Structured Query Language (SQL) tool (e.g. SQL Developer, Toad, etc.)

Experience with one or more of the following statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, Stata, R, etc.)

Ability to clearly communicate and accurately present complex analyses using a variety of visual, written and/or verbal formats.
QualificationsBachelor's degree and three years of related experience. Expert knowledge of SQL; Experience reporting to survey entities that request structured data from universities;Experience working with data in a Higher Education environment; Experience with a data visualization tool (e.g. Tableau).
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSalary range: $55,000 - $59,000

Comprehensive benefits package. See details at:
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.