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Institutional Research Analyst

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Job Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect, manipulate, analyze, and report institutional data to internal and external entities on routine and ad hoc basis
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of student and other data to federal, regional, and other external organizations
  • Provide data analysis to support grant applications, implementation, and follow-up reports as necessary
  • Lead and provide support for the design and/or implementation of institutional surveys, outcomes assessment measures, and other data-collection methods
  • Provide data and data analysis to departments to support annual assessment, program review, and accreditation needs
  • Maintain detailed records of analysis activities and procedures
  • Prepare, compile and analyze qualitative data and assist in the interpretation of the data
  • Keep abreast of industry trends through participation in professional development, conferences, and workshops

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Working knowledge of data collection, analysis, and reporting techniques
  • Highly detail oriented with strong analytical and planning abilities
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with minimum direction/supervision
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodology, including survey design
  • General knowledge of business intelligence and/or reporting tools such as Argos, Tableau, PowerBI etc.

Institution Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Department of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (DIRE) at Morehouse College is seeking an analyst to collect, prepare, analyze, and report institutional data in collaboration with other DIRE staff to facilitate College-wide, data-informed decision-making. This position supports institutional research, assessment, strategic planning, accreditation, and other activities by ensuring data integrity and improving data access and analysis capabilities for administrators, faculty, staff and external entities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect, manipulate, analyze, and report institutional data to internal and external entities on routine and ad hoc basis
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of student and other data to federal, regional, and other external organizations
  • Provide data analysis to support grant applications, implementation, and follow-up reports as necessary
  • Lead and provide support for the design and/or implementation of institutional surveys, outcomes assessment measures, and other data-collection methods
  • Provide data and data analysis to departments to support annual assessment, program review, and accreditation needs
  • Maintain detailed records of analysis activities and procedures
  • Prepare, compile and analyze qualitative data and assist in the interpretation of the data
  • Keep abreast of industry trends through participation in professional development, conferences, and workshops

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Working knowledge of data collection, analysis, and reporting techniques
  • Highly detail oriented with strong analytical and planning abilities
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with minimum direction/supervision
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodology, including survey design
  • General knowledge of business intelligence and/or reporting tools such as Argos, Tableau, PowerBI etc.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, social/behavioral sciences, education or other related field
  • Experience with SQL, Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Experience with SPSS, Stata, SAS or other statistical package
  • Experience in higher education, institutional research, or assessment preferred
  • Experience working in Ellucian Banner ERP and Argos preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.

Transcript Acknowledgment:

If my position requires a degree, I acknowledge that I have been notified to provide Morehouse College with an official college/university transcript, which is to be used to validate my qualifying credentials. I recognize that I am required to have my official transcript sent/made available to the Morehouse College within thirty (30) days of signing this acknowledgment statement. I understand my employment with the University is contingent on the delivery of my official transcript. Therefore, failure to comply with this requirement could jeopardize my employment with Morehouse College could result in termination of my employment.

Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law

Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan w/College
  • Civil Leave
  • Clean Air Campaign (i.e. Carpool)
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Recognition
  • Fitness Center
  • Flexible Spending
  • Free Seminars
  • Full Service Cafeteria (Staff Discount)
  •  Retirement Planning
  • Long Term Disability
    Lunch and Learn Programs
  • Military Leave

 

  • Paid Holidays
  • PPO Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Rx Discounts
  • Sick Leave
  • Summer Flexible Work Week Schedule
  • Supplemental Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Waiver
  • Vacation
  • Various Discounts
  • Training

 

Application Due Date: 2019-05-03
Job Start Date: 2019-04-15
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Atlanta
State/Province/Region: GA
Institution: Morehouse College
Reports To: Director, Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Academic Affairs/Institutional Research and Effectiveness

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