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Research & Assessment Analyst

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Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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Job Duties


Reporting to the Assistant Director of Institutional Research, the Research & Assessment Analyst performs the collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of official university data to both external and internal constituencies. Coordinate all aspects of various internal and external student assessment surveys.


  • Collaborate and communicate with various departments and stakeholders across campus regarding student assessment surveys
  • Develop, coordinate, analyze, and report on internal and external annual and special assessment surveys, including NSSE, FSSE, HERI, HEDS, etc.
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc analytical/statistical reports as required
  • Design reports, spreadsheets, data visualizations, and procedural documentation
  • Able to manage and merge data from various sources
  • Interpret official institutional statistics for a wide variety of external agencies as well as internal constituencies
  • Participate in cross-functional team projects
  • Participate in institutional research projects and tasks depending on the demands and priorities of the university
  • Perform other related duties as required

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline required
  • At least 1 to 3 years of experience with database management systems and data analysis


  • Advanced computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Scantron, Qualtrics, or other similar survey platforms
  • Experience with data visualization tools including Tableau
  • Experience working with large datasets and a working knowledge of SPSS
  • Experience with the Datatel Colleague ERP system is desired but not required


  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and solve data analysis problems
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and follow through all phases to completion


  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to apply tact and good judgment in dealing with all levels of university staff, administrators, and faculty
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to support the University’s goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree
  • Experience working in a college/university setting is desired

Institution Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.


  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts for health expenses
  • Loyola University Maryland Retirement Plan that offers tax-deferred contributions to a tax-deferred retirement account with TIAA
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time, along with generous accrual rate
  • Tuition remission benefits for staff, administrators, and faculty
  • Additional perks and discounts
Application Due Date: 2019-08-23
Job Start Date: 2019-09-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Baltimore
State/Province/Region: MD
Institution: Loyola University Maryland
Reports To: Assistant Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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