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Research and Data Analyst

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Job Duties

The Data Analyst & Survey Coordinator reports to the Director of Institutional Research (IR) and assumes responsibility for assignments that support data collection, analysis, reporting, and research functions in the Office of Institutional Research. The scope of the position extends from IR to the entire University community.
Job Duties: The overall duties of this position entail data collection, management, analysis, reporting, visualization, and presentation of detailed qualitative and quantitative data that support the informed decision-making. Under this general job function, the position specifically is responsible for
• Lead survey administration and assessment testing from the system, university, college/school, departments and other functional units;
• Respond external survey requests from the system office and other associations/agencies;
• Lead data analysis using appropriate statistical software (SPSS/SAS) and advanced methodologies (e.g., multivariate statistics);
• Maintenance, integrity and visualization of institutional survey results & reporting using Tableau;
• Use pre-written SQL queries to extract information from Banner students and merge with the survey/testing data for further study and analysis;
• Assist with faculty teaching workload study and weekly enrollment report;
• Other work as assigned

Job Qualifications

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
•Master's degree in statistics, social sciences, or a related field with strong emphasis on quantitative research skills.
•Have work experience to manipulate data and run statistical analysis, and be able to apply appropriate statistical techniques for data collection, manipulation, cleaning and analysis.
•Have work experience in conducting multivariate statistical analyses (e.g., regressions, discriminate analyses, or decision trees) using SPSS/SAS/R.
•Ability to think analytically, pay attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and be able to work with a variety of audiences and explain technical information in a clear and understandable manner.
•Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and be flexible with changing project priorities.

Management Preferences:
• Have work experience in conducting multivariate statistical analyses (e.g., regressions, discriminate analyses, or decision trees) using SPSS/SAS/R.
• Familiarity with techniques and software used for data visualization (e.g., Tableau)
• Experience working in higher education, especially within an Institutional Research office
• Have technical skills necessary to extract data from a relational database using SQL.

Institution Description

Regional university


Application Due Date: 2019-11-01
Job Start Date: 2020-01-01
Salary: $45000 - $50000
City: Pembroke
State/Province/Region: NC
Institution: UNC Pembroke
Remote Work: Not a remote
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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