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Planning Research Coordinator

Application Procedure:


To be considered for this position, Apply Online:

Job Opening # 314751

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application. 

Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Duties

The Planning Research Coordinator accesses and analyzes data and prepares statistical reports for use in decision-making.  Works with office staff, faculty, administration, and college staff to meet college's needs regarding the evaluation of programs and services.  Coordinates projects including national and local surveys and course evaluations. This position is responsible for designing and developing data dashboards.  Develops summary reports, charts, and graphs on assigned projects and maintains department website. The Planning Research Coordinator performs office support functions and other related tasks, develops and maintains college trend reports.


25% - Uses Tableau software to create data dashboards for the college and Maricopa District

25% - Accesses data from data warehouse and other sources; creates charts, graphs, and tables to summarize data for requestors

15% - Performs data analysis using descriptive statistics and some inferential statistics; manage campus and national survey project

15% - Develops surveys and evaluations; uses web-based software to publish surveys; provides reports summarizing results

10% - Direct the work of temporary and student workers; helps to maintain office website; communicates with faculty, staff, and administration about research needs

10% - Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, business statistics, or directly related field and (1) one year of full-time equivalent experience in researching and collecting data, coordinating and compiling records and information, and preparing reports.


- Experience with Tableau software or other software used for making dashboards
- One or more years of social/behavioral science, natural science, or institutional research
- Experience working with relational databases, including use of SQL.
- Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) in a professional environment
- Experience working with SPSS, SAS, R, or other statistical software
- Effective writing skills, including English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, as demonstrated in a cover letter and resume

Institution Description

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is proud to be the only two-year public higher education institution located on Native American land. As one of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges, SCC currently serves more than 9,000 full and part-time students each semester from its surrounding communities, including the cities of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Phoenix, and the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community. 

We are seeking to attract academically and culturally diverse staff and faculty who possess a strong commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. We encourage all in our college community to contribute to and shape the direction of SCC's social justice, inclusivity, and equity strategies.

At SCC we are proud of our reputation as an innovative college that is focused on student success. Come join us in our desire to improve the quality of life in our communities by providing challenging, supportive, and engaging learning experiences.


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

Benefits & Perks Options

  • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if appliable)
  • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
  • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
  • Revised summer work schedule
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee recognition opportunities
Application Due Date: 2021-06-30
Job Start Date: 2021-06-30
Salary: $16.7 - $21.71
City: Scottsdale
State/Province/Region: AZ
Institution: SCC
Reports To: Planning Research Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 3
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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