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Institutional Research Analyst II

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Job Duties

This position will be responsible for performing advanced statistical data analysis, create predictive models and collect and analyze data to generate reports in support of the University's strategic goals. To act as a liaison with academic units and administrative departments as the single point of contact for data and analysis needs to support business decisions. 

1. Performs advanced statistical and quantitative analyses—using SPSS, SAS, or related software—in order to identify trends, provide comparisons with peers and aspirant peers, and create predictive models to identify and support university strategic goals. 

2. Identifies key performance indicators and assists Business Intelligence team with development of new dashboards, scorecards, and self-service reports. 

3. Collaborates with Business Intelligence team to provide data training for units. 

4. Maintains the accuracy and integrity of Institutional data (student and faculty) and ensures timely reporting for Federal, State, and other mandatory and voluntary requirements. 

5. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications

Master's degree in math or a related field and three (3) years of related experience required.  Work experience may not substitute for education requirements. 

A Master’s degree in Math, Statistics, Data Analytics, or a related field and three (3) years of related experience required; direct Institutional Research experience preferred. Skilled in SQL and analytics with R and/or Python, preferred. 

Institution Description

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States for the past two years in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Young University Rankings.

UAB enrollment grew to more than 21,920 students in fall 2018, marking a third consecutive year of record enrollment. The university provides a collaborative learning experience to prepare diverse students for rewarding careers and lives that benefit society and our regional and global economy. In addition, UAB offers exceptional graduate and professional programs that prepare students to lead, teach, conduct research, provide professional services, become the prominent scholars and societal leaders of the future, and contribute to our region's and our nation’s prosperity. UAB offers 154 degree programs in nine schools and one college — the Collat School of Business, School of Dentistry, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Optometry, School of Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences — as well as the Honors College and the Graduate School.

Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with some 25,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact exceeding $7.15 billion. U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks 14 UAB graduate programs among the nation’s top 25 and 10 UAB specialties were ranked among the nation’s top 50 in the magazine’s 2018-2019 Best Hospitals report. UAB research grants and awards are at a record high, exceeding $527 million in FY18, including $320 million in NIH funding for FY18. UAB ranks 31st among all universities in federal research funding and 15th among public universities. UAB's NIH funding continues to grow among peer institutions in the Southeast and beyond, with the university ranking 20th among all universities in NIH funding and eighth among public universities. The UAB School of Medicine is ranked 21st among medical schools in NIH funding and eighth among public medical schools.


This position comes with Regular Employee Status, and the person hired will be eligible for all regular University Benefits presented here: .
Application Due Date: 2019-09-30
Job Start Date: 2019-09-01
Salary: $52228 - $82867
City: Birmingham
State/Province/Region: AL
Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Reports To: Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Analysis
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness and Analysis

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