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Institutional Effectiveness Analyst

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To apply, please submit the following documents: cover letter, resume, MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and contact information of three (3) professional references. Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to  Alternatively, submit application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Finalist must complete a background check. 

Job Duties

The Institutional Effectiveness Analyst contributes to institutional effectiveness efforts at the Academy by assisting with the collection, analysis, and distribution of institutional data to support strategic planning, decision making, program development, assessment of student learning, accreditation, and program review.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist with institutional effectiveness protocols, including the execution of survey, focus group, and interview projects. Assist with related quantitative and qualitative data analysis as well as the preparation of associated reports, including conformity with ADA accessibility standards.
  • Provide support for student learning outcomes assessment efforts across campus (e.g., assisting with coordinating incentives for assessment; compiling regular summary reports of department assessment activities; and coordinating the feedback process for annual assessment reports).
  • Assist with designing and maintaining data visualizations and dashboards (e.g., as related to the initial career outcomes of graduates).
  • Assist with in-depth student success studies and analytics (e.g., DWF analyses).
  • Support regional and specialized accreditation efforts
  • Maintain the university-wide survey inventory and calendar.
  • Assist with the updating of standard ongoing office publications.
  • Assist with responding to ad hoc data requests.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree with at least 1 to 3 years of related experience, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Coursework and/or experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Familiarity with assessment concepts (e.g., direct and indirect assessment measures, curriculum mapping)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office and statistical analysis software (SPSS preferred)
  • Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software
  • Familiarity with online survey software
  • Strong project management skills, including teamwork skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as creative and critical thinking skills

Institution Description

The mission of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy is to provide a quality education for graduates serving in the merchant marine, the military services, and those who serve the interests of the Commonwealth, Nation and global marketplace. The Academy does so by combining a rigorous academic program with a regimented lifestyle that instills honor, responsibility, discipline, and leadership.


This is a non-benefitted, part-time, (26 hours/week), contract position.
Open Until Filled
Salary: $30/hour
Application Due Date: 2021-11-01
Job Start Date: 2021-11-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Buzzards Bay
State/Province/Region: MA
Institution: Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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