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Institutional Research Analyst

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Job Duties


The Institutional Research Analyst oversees the data quality and integrity of the CRM (Customer Relationship Management Systems).  This position is responsible for ensuring that reporting is consistent both internally and externally.  The employee will provide strategic leadership for gathering and analyzing institutional data, develop, and assess systems to obtain and use key institutional data, including assessment data. Position will also maintain direct lines of communication for all departments to ensure reporting and needs are addressed. 



  • Directs and manages institutional research projects to assess short and long-range institutional needs, including studies required for assessment of student outcomes, accreditation, enrollment management, program review, student and staff demographics, and other ongoing efforts to measure educational and institutional effectiveness
  • Develops and implements research projects, including selecting appropriate research designs, collecting and analyzing data, preparing narrative reports and presenting research results to various audiences
  • Develop queries, reports, and reporting processes to improve the understanding of key University data
  • Interpret data results using a variety of analytical techniques ranging from simple data aggregation to more complex data mining
  • Performs and oversees federal and state reporting (i.e. IPEDS, CEPI)
  • Creates and maintains reporting for the extension site and the university
  • Performs and oversees external reporting (i.e. Wintergreen, College Board, Open Doors)
  • Updates common data set annually
  • Creates & maintains tuition prediction model
  • Maintains data integrity & process flows in Student Information Systems
  • Creates ad-hoc internal/external reports for stakeholders
  • Responsible for improving data & process flows continuously
  • Meets and coordinates with Institutional Research team to ensure optimization of systems
  • Creates & maintains fields, process builders, work flows, reports and triggers to enhance the use of Salesforce for other departments
  • Willingness to learn basic information technology systems


Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:                            

  • 2+ years of Salesforce experience and Microsoft SQL experience (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Analysis, or other related field
  • Experience in Higher Education is preferred
  • Experience with reporting tools, SQL, and relational databases are highly desired
  • Written and verbal communication skills are essential


Institution Description

Founded in 1883, Cleary University is built for tomorrow's business needs. Employers today are demanding business school graduates with well-developed critical thinking, problem-solving, communications, technology, and ethics skills. Welcome to the Cleary Business Arts Education.

Cleary University is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-site, Michigan-based, specialized business university, providing practical, project-based education enabling an immediate alumni contribution to employers, families, and communities.


Cleary University offers a competitive benefit package. Three weeks of PTO, a fantastic tuition discount for employees and their immediate family members, medical, dental and vision benefit package and a healthy living benefit.
Application Due Date: 2019-07-31
Job Start Date: 2019-08-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Howell
State/Province/Region: MI
Institution: Cleary University
Reports To: Vice President of Technology Services
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: IT

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