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Institutional Research Analyst

Application Procedure:

Application Review Date: Open Until Filled

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check. 

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:  

Required Documents:

Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.       

Letter of interest      


Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)      

Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218.  If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to . For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail 

Job Duties

Job Qualifications

Minimum Job Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.   Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in quantitative and qualitative analysis using various computer software packages is required (MS Access, Excel, Argos, SPSS, SAS, or comparable).  Experience in higher education is preferred. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively , both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to analyze requests and communicate with users to clarify reporting needs; ability to translate & articulate printed specs and data requests into actionable and accurate query results; ability to extract, manipulate, modify, translate, or transform very large data sets to satisfy the specified requirements of an analysis or output
  • Basic knowledge of SQL or other programming languages
  • Broad knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to extract and analyze statistical data, including evaluate/troubleshoot/cross-validate data for quality/consistency, and to design tables, charts, and other visual representations of the data to most effectively communicate value with campus constituents  
  • General familiarity with survey administration best practices & procedures; ability to work with campus constituents in survey instrument design, administration, and survey reporting.

Physical Demand and Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed during normal work hours but may require evening and weekend hours to meet set deadlines
  • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]

Institution Description

The Institutional Research Office at Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) invites experienced, insightful, capable, and inquisitive applicants for the Institutional Research Analyst role. This position offers the chosen candidate tremendous potential for personal and professional growth in a small but increasingly in-demand, dynamic, & engaged IR team serving a small regional university community within a small rural community with a fairly low cost of living.

Eastern New Mexico University combines an engaging learning environment with current technology to provide a rich educational experience. We focus on preparing students for careers and advanced study; promoting citizenship and leadership skills and values; supporting excellence in teaching and research; and empowering students to respond to a rapidly changing world.

ENMU is New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university and is the most recently founded state university in New Mexico. ENMU's main campus (ENMU-Portales) is located in Portales, NM -- on the extreme eastern border of New Mexico -- about halfway between the northern and southern boundaries of the state. We are located 90 miles northeast of Roswell, NM; 120 miles southwest of Amarillo, TX; and 110 miles northwest of Lubbock, TX.


Retirement, life, health, dental, and vision insurance, and paid time off.
Application Due Date: 2022-09-05
Job Start Date: 2022-09-12
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Portales
State/Province/Region: NM
Institution: Eastern New Mexico University
Reports To: Director, Institutional Research Office
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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