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Assistant Research Analyst

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Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

Job Duties

  • Conducts a variety of professional-level research and technical studies of moderate complexity related but not limited to curricula, enrollment, retention, matriculation, weekly contact hours, staffing patterns, student and faculty characteristics, program vitality and evaluation, community characteristics, student achievement, student learning outcomes, and accreditation.
  • Collects, evaluates, tabulates, and computes data for technical reports and research studies and maintains records.
  • Assists in determining appropriate research plan design on research projects.
  • Researches and identifies sources of data for assigned projects.
  • Effectively utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard and specialized office software applications such as data management, spreadsheet, presentation, word processing, graphics, and communications in completing assigned projects.
  • Uses interactive data management and statistical programs such as SPSS, SASS, or other applications used in social science research.
  • Writes instructions, procedures, guides, and manuals involving administrative and operational activities of the research unit.
  • Assists in the design of forms, survey documents, questionnaires, and instructions.
  • Assists in the organization, coordination, and tracking completion of planning, accreditation, and program review functions.
  • Assists with the coordination of faculty, staff, and administration on various aspects of planning, accreditation, and program review functions and processes.
  • Gathers, compiles, verifies, analyzes, and correlates information and presents data in graphic, pictorial, tabular, written, and oral forms.
  • Prepares reports, presentations, and other communications containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content.
  • Responds to requests for information from District and college staff, public jurisdictions, and outside researchers.
  • Prepares routine state applications and reports.
  • Confers with District and college staff regarding assigned projects and may make recommendations based on findings.
  • Receives training from higher-level researchers in the use of advanced research techniques and methods.
  • May provide work direction to technical and clerical staff.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications


A. A doctoral degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a specialization in social science research, economics, education, business administration, public administration, organizational analysis, or other research-oriented specialization.


B. A master's degree from a recognized college or university with a major in social science, research, economics, education, business administration, public administration, organizational analysis, information science, or other research-oriented specialization.


C. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in social science research, economics, education, business administration, public administration, organizational analysis, information science, or other research-oriented specialization AND one year of full-time paid professional-level experience in a research, analytical, or institutional planning position.

SPECIAL: A valid Class “C” California driver's license may be required for some positions. Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

 VACANCIES: A vacancy currently exists at East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez Monterey Park, CA 91754 and Los Angeles City College, 855 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.

EXAMINATION PROCESS:  The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

ACCOMMODATION:  Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.

Institution Description

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the community college district serving Los Angeles, California, USA and some of its neighboring cities. Its headquarters are in Downtown Los Angeles. In addition to typical college aged students, the LACCD also serves adults of all ages. Indeed, over half of all LACCD students are older than 25 years of age, and more than a quarter are 35 or older.


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • New employees receive 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District. Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System. Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program
Application Due Date: 2019-05-10
Job Start Date: 2019-06-03
Salary: $62750 - $77736
City: Los Angeles
State/Province/Region: CA
Institution: Los Angeles Community College District
Reports To: Supervisor
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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