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Institutional Research Analyst

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For more information and to apply, go to Application review will begin August 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

Job Duties

The Institutional Research Analyst will support the routine gathering, maintenance, access, analysis, and reporting of accurate and reliable institutional data and information to external and internal constituents. The analyst will provide timely information for planning, internal decision-making and external accountability, including accreditation agencies and federal and state regulatory requirements. The Institutional Research Analyst reports to the Director of Institutional Research and Analysis and works closely with offices within the academic affairs division and throughout the campus. The Institutional Research and Analysis (IRA) Office is a service-oriented unit reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; experience using Microsoft Excel, including advanced features (e.g., pivot tables, lookup formulas, graphics); experience with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R); experience with other Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat; evidence of attention to detail; evidence of effective written and spoken communication skills; basic knowledge of computer database systems; knowledge of quantitative data analysis and reporting techniques.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; two (2) years related experience working in higher education setting, preferably institutional research or assessment; proficiency with administrative student information systems, preferably BANNER; experience updating and maintaining Web pages; experience with survey design platforms (e.g., SelectSurvey, SurveyMonkey); experience accessing data through online data query systems; basic knowledge of SQL and/or complex data reporting tools, preferably Argos; knowledge of research design and statistical analysis techniques (e.g., t-tests, chi-square, regression analysis).

Institution Description

State University of New York College at Cortland traces its beginnings to 1868 and offers programs leading to the award of the bachelor of fine arts, bachelor's and master's degrees in the arts and sciences, education and in professional studies, as well as certificates of advanced study. SUNY Cortland is a moderate-sized institution with approximately 6,300 undergraduate students and more than 500 graduate students. State assisted, Cortland is a charter member of the State University of New York. In its 153-year history, SUNY Cortland has graduated more than 84,000 students, and alumni live in all 50 states and more than 55 countries. The campus is located in Cortland, a small city in the geographic center of New York state, adjacent to the Finger Lakes and within an hour's drive of Syracuse, Ithaca and Binghamton. The campus covers 191 acres located within walking distance of the city of Cortland's business district.


Questions regarding benefits may be directed to or 607-753-2302.
Application Due Date: 2022-10-27
Job Start Date: 2022-10-27
Salary: $52500 - $55000
City: Cortland
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: SUNY Cortland
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research and Analysis
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Analysis

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