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Research Analyst 2

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Job Duties

The Research Analyst is a member of a team that provides data and analytical support regarding a wide range of subjects that support the University’s institutional effectiveness, planning, decision making and policy formation. Reporting to the Director Data Management/Institutional Research, the incumbent will provide support for analytical studies, data analysis and research related to the university strategic plan, performance funding, institutional effectiveness efforts and reporting requirements for state and federal agencies, accrediting agencies including SACSCOC, data collections such as IPEDS, Peterson’s, College Board, CSRDE, and other external agencies. Perform related tasks and special projects as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Essential Knowledge Required:

- relational  database programming systems (MS SQL)

- personal computer, MS Office Word, Excel (some advanced concepts such as formulas, pivot tables, and power queries)

- data visualization software (Power BI)

- best practices in database management and web-based report design and development

- research design and statistical analysis skills

Education and Work Experience:

- Bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, computer science, educational research, quantitative research oriented discipline (education, social sciences, business or related field) required. Master’s degree preferred.

- Three (3) years progressively responsible technical and/or analytical experience.

- Prior experience in higher education, institutional research, or planning preferred.

- Working knowledge of Banner and business intelligence reporting (ARGOS) preferred.

- Web development skills preferred.

Institution Description

Middle Tennessee State University is a public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Founded in 1911 as a normal school, the university is composed of eight undergraduate colleges as well as a college of graduate studies, together offering more than 80 majors/degree programs through more than 35 departments. 

Benefits

Application Due Date: 2019-04-09
Job Start Date: 2019-04-15
Salary: $44492 - $55392
City: Murfreesboro
State/Province/Region: TN
Institution: Middle Tennessee State University
Reports To: Director of Data Management and Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 4
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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