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Accreditation and Institutional Research Analyst

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Job Duties

This position is responsible for planning and implementing a variety of assessment and institutional research-related projects for the University, including overseeing the coordination, maintenance, assessment, and implementation of NUNM’s institutional and programmatic strategic planning software. Independently conducts in-depth statistical analyses of project data. Evaluates integrity of data, performs data validation, and ensures the overall quality of information. As well as analyzes, develops and communicates innovative solutions and recommendations based on data with regard to survey, assessment, and accreditation responsibility areas.

Job Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required in a field that requires substantial study of statistics and research methodology and management information systems.  Examples include social sciences, public policy, statistics, applied research, behavioral sciences, education, information, or related field plus specialized training in institutional research and assessment. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Minimum of three years’ experience in a position requiring utilization of assessment or statistical analysis skills.  Utilization of assessment and research experience in higher education preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience and knowledge of higher education and organizational capability is strongly desired. Related experience in government or industry is acceptable.

Master’s degree preferred.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to design, conduct, and analyze complex institutional research data; able to develop multiple solutions to problems.

Required proficiency in Microsoft Excel and data analysis software, such as SPSS, for data analysis, data management, graphics, and word processing. Desired proficiency with student information systems, Tableau, SPOL, and course evaluation software or other similar products.

Must have demonstrated experience working with teams and in group settings. Solid organizational and project management skills, as well as attention to detail are major assets in this position.

Must be able to work independently and manage several projects at once, keep projects moving forward, and take initiative. Experience successfully coordinating team projects with others would be useful.

Ability to think creatively and develop creative solutions to management information systems while managing multiple concurrent projects and activities yet maintain attention to detail with high standard of integrity.  

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, and work accurately and independently while meeting schedules and time lines.

Ability to establish cooperative and effective relationships for research projects and presentations.

Institution Description

Founded in 1956, National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical school established in North America. NUNM continues its vision of innovation and leadership by offering superior education and training in natural medicine. Our programs blend traditional healing knowledge with modern science in challenging curricula. NUNM offers degree programs in naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine, integrative medicine research, nutrition, global health, integrative mental health and integrative health sciences. Located in Oregon near the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest city of Portland, the City of Roses, NUNM students, faculty, and staff enjoy the many benefits of living in a green and culturally thriving city.


Medical, Dental, and life at 90 days. Retirement (403b) at 1 year. Optional Vision, Flex spending, and Short term and Long term disability.
Application Due Date: 2019-12-13
Job Start Date: 2020-01-02
Salary: $38979 - $45780
City: Portland
State/Province/Region: OR
Institution: National University of Natural Medicine
Reports To: Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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