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Research Analyst - Transfer and Outreach

Application Procedure:

Apply via this link or go to and find posting number 044351. 

Job Duties

Job Purpose:

This position will report jointly to the Associate VP for Educational Outreach and International Program and Assistant VP for Institutional Research. The primary task is to provide comprehensive and high quality research and visual analytics to Educational Outreach and International programs, as well as other campus decision and policy-makers. 

Essential Functions:

• Perform statistical analysis and quantitative studies, prepare and present summary reports for AVP Educational Outreach and International Programs and other campus decision-makers and information consumers.
• Extract, manage and integrate data from various data sources (Banner ODS, Canvas, State and institution historical data repositories, IPEDS, Web, and other secondary sources). 
• Identify and design complex analytical studies and projects pertinent to all aspects of transfer, international, and outreach study needs. 
• Performs other related duties as assigned.  

Job Qualifications

Master's degree or higher preferably in statistics, social, behavioral or data sciences, or related field from an accredited university or college. 

Minimum 2 years of job-related experience, including knowledge of statistics and research design as well as demonstrated experience with: 

• Data analysis tools and software (e.g. SAS, R, STATA ); 
• Data visualization tools and software (e.g. Power BI, Cognos); 
• Large datasets or data warehouses, particularly within higher education; 
• Database management and querying (e.g. SQL, TOAD). 

Institution Description

Wayne State University is a premier public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit. Founded in 1868, Wayne State pursues scholarship at the highest levels and serves a diverse body of more than 27,000 students through a broad array of nearly 350 academic programs. It is one of only nine public urban universities in the United States to have received the highest Carnegie Foundation rating for both research intensiveness and community engagement. Since its inception, faculty and staff have provided a high-quality educational experience for hundreds of thousands of students, who have gone on to make outstanding contributions as corporate CEOs, government leaders, judges, teachers, policy makers, university presidents, astronauts, scientists, physicians and more.



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Application Due Date: 2019-05-20
Job Start Date: 2019-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Detroit
State/Province/Region: MI
Institution: Wayne State University
Reports To: Associate VP, Educational Outreach & International Program and Assistant VP, Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Educational Outreach

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