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Institutional Effectiveness Director

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Job Duties

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is seeking a self-motivated individual interested in supporting our institutional research. Located on Southeast Alaska's spectacular Inside Passage, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) with campuses in Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan, is one of three regionally-accredited universities within the University of Alaska System. UAS is inviting applications for the position of Research Analyst. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


Collaborate with Institutional Effectiveness Director to support university-wide accreditation and strategic planning activities. This includes advising, organizing, and monitoring accreditation and compliance activities to ensure consistent, on-going compliance with accreditation requirements.
Data analysis and reporting on recruitment, retention, persistence, degree attainment, financial aid, tuition and fees, staffing, space utilization, eLearning, and other issues related to student learning and success. This includes internal reporting to deans, directors, and the Executive Cabinet as well as external reporting to UA Statewide, the State of Alaska, and other agencies.
Extract and organize data on a daily basis from UAS data management systems that are queried using SQL queries and SAS data steps. Independently troubleshoot data quality issues and ensure that accurate information consistent with the UA system is efficiently shared with deans, directors, staff, and faculty throughout UAS.

Job Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in a related field; Or a combination of training and experience. 
  • One-two years of research experience in a relevant field (education, data science, etc.). 


  • Basic knowledge of research and reporting methods.
  • Advanced knowledge of data collection at a higher education institution.
  • Skills in accurate data collection methods, analysis, and reporting.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide tactful customer service.
  • Experience working successfully with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds is preferred.

Institution Description

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is a public university and part of the Alaska state University of Alaska System. UAS was established on July 1, 1987 with the restructuring and consolidation of the former University of Alaska Juneau, Ketchikan Community College, and Islands Community College (Sitka).

Comprised of the School of Arts and Sciences, Alaska College of Education, School of Career Education, and the Maritime Training Center, UAS is the smallest of the three major University of Alaska universities, and is known for small class sizes, academic excellence, personalized attention, comprehensive student support, and a high level of student satisfaction.

for more information:


This is a full time, 12-month, exempt staff, Grade 79, position with both a competitive salary and full benefits package. The Research Analyst position will report to our Director of Institutional Effectiveness. This position will remain open until filled, with initial applicant screening taking place on February 4, 2019.
Application Due Date: 2019-02-04
Job Start Date: 2019-02-19
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Juneau
State/Province/Region: AK
Institution: University of Alaska Southeast
Reports To: Institutional Effectiveness Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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