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Institutional Research Analyst

Application Procedure:

To apply, please complete an employment application here. Please attach a cover letter and a resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. 

Job Duties

The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for the analysis of institutional data to support a culture of data-informed decision-making on campus. This work will include managing the lifecycle of university surveys and the regular and on-going analysis of university survey data, student success metrics, enrollment management trends, academic data, and KPIs. This position is responsible for a broad range of activities involving data collection, analysis and reporting in academic and administrative areas.

  • Manages the lifecycle of University surveys; designing and administering surveys, compiling results, and interpreting the data in written analysis.
  • Provides support for survey design, implementation and interpretation as needed by academic programs and other University constituencies.
  • Manages data sets, verifies data to ensure data integrity, and prepares reports and analyses in support of other key institutional activities and strategic plan goals
  • Compiles data and puts in a useable format in support of departmental and program reviews, assessment, strategic planning, grant proposals, and annual reports
  • Plans, prepares, and produces a variety of regular and ad-hoc queries, reports, and presentations to meet external reporting requirements, such as IPEDS, accrediting agencies, state reporting, etc.; and internal informational needs
  • Works with colleagues throughout the University to determine information needs and identifies data to respond to those needs
  • Develops and updates data visualizations and dashboards to support data-driven decision-making and strategic planning
  • Conducts statistical analyses to support institutional planning, analysis and process improvement
  • Stays current in field maintaining professional networks and attending seminars, workshops, and/or conferences as appropriate
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in a research-related field, such as statistics, mathematics, social science, behavioral science, information science
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in research methodology, statistical analysis, trending, interpretation of data and findings, and familiarity with data collection and preparation
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodology, preferably in a higher education environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels, and to work as a team.
  • Strong self-initiative and service orientation.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Experience with large databases and quantitative analytical tools, such as SPSS or SAS
  • Experience in survey design, development, implementation and reporting. (Qualtrics experience preferred.)
  • Strong MS Office Skills, in particular with Excel

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please click here.

MCPHS University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

Institution Description

MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7,000 students across campuses in Boston's Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please click here.


MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.
Application Due Date: 2021-04-16
Job Start Date: 2021-05-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Boston
State/Province/Region: MA
Institution: MCPHS University
Remote Work: Temporarily remote until full on-campus operations resumes
Reports To: Executive Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Assessment

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