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Research Analyst

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In the Resume/Cover Letter section of the application each of the following must be attached to be given consideration for this position.

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Initial hire contingent upon Chancellor approval.

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Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. Search committees will use this information to determine that applicants meet minimum qualifications as listed in the job announcement.

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Research Analyst

Thank you for your interest in Truckee Meadows Community College. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact Human Resources at (775) 673-7168 or

Job Description

Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), located in Reno, Nevada is seeking applicants for a Research Analyst.

The Research Analyst is responsible for assisting with a variety of institutional research activities such as writing queries and mining data, analyzing institutional data for internal planning, conducting external accountability reporting and surveys, providing statistical and technical support. This is a critical position in a dynamic, action-based research office that supports a wide range of data needs of a large, urban college and offers unique opportunities for professional development. Responsible for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment and able to multi- task and prioritize. Analyze situations accurately to make responsible decisions without direct supervision. Ability to master new software rapidly and independently.

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.

1. Work with the Director of Institutional Research to respond to institutional data requests from campus constituencies.
2. Assist with developing reports, dashboards and set up the infrastructure to deliver them to the users.
3. Assist with coordination, production and publication of the TMCC Facts Pocket Guide, and other research reports.
4. Facilitate compilation of data for program unit review.
5. Provide assistance with survey administration and data analysis.
6. Conduct extensive research utilizing internet resources and national on-line databases.
7. Provide technical support for various research projects.
8. Understand and accept the role to be played as a partner in an educational enterprise serving the best interests of the students.
9. Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with standards, mission, and goals of Truckee Meadows Community College.
10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
**Bachelor's degree may be substituted with an Associate's degree from an accredited institution and 4 years of experience, 2 of which must be in a related position.
2. Two years of experience working with relational database, data warehouse, and/or data marts.
3. Demonstrated experience in conducting institutional research, social science research or data analysis utilizing query writing or statistical software applications (SPSS, SAS, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience designing and deploying interactive web-based dashboards using development tools such as OBIEE, Tableau, or other similar tools/software.
2. Experience with PeopleSoft.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of survey research, statistical analyses, and studies utilizing quantitative data.
4. Demonstrated ability to prepare complex written and oral reports based upon quantitative, as well as qualitative data.

Institution Description

Truckee Meadows Community College is a comprehensive educational institution located in Reno, Nevada and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. TMCC’s five instructional sites and numerous community locations serves an increasingly diverse population of more than 11,000 students each semester. TMCC, an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution), is a progressive institution that celebrates inclusion and diversity while supporting core themes of academic excellence, student success, and access to lifelong learning.

A vital leader in the New Nevada’s growing economy, TMCC is located near the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains in an environment rich with a thriving arts, culture, food scene, abundant outdoor activities, and a family-friendly local community. It is only a 3.5 hour drive to San Francisco, CA, a 40-minute drive to Lake Tahoe, and within easy driving distance of four national parks (Great Basin, Yosemite, Lassen, and Death Valley). For more information, please go to or view our virtual tour at

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.


Salary Information: Minimum salary, $48,298 initial placement dependent on education and experience.


Full-Time Equivalent
Application Due Date: 2021-08-17
Job Start Date: 2021-08-18
Salary: $48298 - $48298
City: Reno
State/Province/Region: NV
Institution: Truckee Meadows Community College
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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