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Research Associate

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Job Duties

•Writes and updates reports for use by the campus community and the Institutional Research (IR) staff.
•Completes assigned projects with accuracy adhering to project deadlines.
•Provides reliable, relevant, and accurate data and information to facilitate planning, budgeting, program evaluation, and development of policy decisions.
•Learns ADHE report terminology and codes.
•Learns common IR terminology and definitions.
•Administers surveys to current students and past students.

Job Qualifications

•Ability to extract data from database using various computer software applications.
•Ability to analyze data and identify inconsistencies.
•Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and relationship-building skills required to provide information to state agencies, federal agencies, staff, and campus personnel and the ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with diverse faculty, staff, and administrators in an environment that values shared governance.
•Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

Required Education and/or Experience
•Bachelor’s degree.
•Proficiency in SQL.

Preferred Education and/or Experience
•Advanced SQL skills.
•Experience working with higher education data.
•Statistical knowledge, such as linear regression modeling.
•Knowledge of Qualtrics or other survey softwares.

Institution Description

Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K–12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.


Application Due Date: 2020-07-05
Job Start Date: 2020-08-17
Salary: $45000 - $55000
City: Conway
State/Province/Region: AR
Institution: University of Central Arkansas
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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