Accountable for aggregating, analyzing, compiling and communicating helpful information across the campus.
Responsible for execution of regular surveys focus groups and interviews.
Accountable for timely and accurate data analysis to inform strategically relevant decision making.
Responsible for conducting research and presenting results in a manner consistent with best practices in higher education.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of the goals of liberal arts education and the current environment for higher education in the northeast and nationally.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a high regard for detail and professional standards.
- Demonstrated flexibility, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including excel functions, formulas, and pivot tables.
- Demonstrated customer service experience and the ability to professionally coordinate with multiple stakeholders across campus including students, faculty and other staff.
- Must be capable of working collegially with diverse groups of faculty, staff, students and community members.
- Comfortable with learning new technology.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- A bachelor’s degree is required.
- Some database experience with the ability to learn how to cull, query, and consolidate data for reports.
- Three or more years experience leading mixed-methods research in a higher education environment.
- Two or more years experience developing and deploying surveys in Qualtrics, including deep knowledge of survey flow and triggers.
- Experience working with Banner.
- An advanced degree in education, or another area of social or behavioral science with relevance to higher education research is preferred.
The Research Associate will play a critical role in IPR’s efforts to inform and support:
• The University’s promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion;
• The University’s efforts to prevent sexual violence and support those dealing with its effects;
• Faculty-led student learning assessment; student retention, satisfaction, and outcome assessment;
• Reports to the community on the results of all surveys currently on the University survey schedule;
• Faculty and staff from across the University seeking information to help them fulfill their responsibilities to the University and its continents;
• Will organize and lead IPR’s focus group and interview based research.