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Institutional Research Analyst

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Job Duties

The Institutional Research Analyst responsibilities include, but are not limited to: perform institutional research and analysis, including data collection activities in academic and administrative areas; plan, prepare, and produce a variety of regular and ad hoc queries, reports, and publications to meet external regulations and internal needs.

The incumbent in this role will be asked to expand the capabilities of Stark State College in the areas of business intelligence and analytics by interacting with deans, department chairs, faculty, and staff to develop business intelligence models and solve problems. The role will participate in professional organizations, conferences, and workshops to keep informed of best practices related to the responsibilities of the position; assist in the compilation of information on the environmental factors affecting the College through survey research and extraction of data from administrative systems; and provide assistance and support in the identification, methods of statistical analysis and reporting of benchmark data in support of strategic planning and institutional effectiveness.

The Institutional Research Analyst role will assist in the submission of data to the Ohio Department of Higher Education each term to determine funding and other pertinent information for the College and will act as the Higher Education Information (HEI) system liaison.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Computer Science, or Business or directly related field required. Master's degree in one of the same fields is preferred.

Three years of professional experience in institutional research and assessment or IT is required. 

Background in producing reports and documentation to support decision-making; professional experience with databases and data warehouses, structured queries and data retrieval, and the use of data to support strategic planning and operational management.

Experience with ERP systems, preferably in higher education (e.g. Banner, PeopleSoft, etc.).

Experience and proficiency with statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, Microsoft Access and Excel)

Institution Description

Stark State College positively impacts the life of each student and our communities by providing access to high-quality, relevant, and affordable education.

There’s a momentum underway at Stark State College, and its energy comes from the exceptionally dedicated employees who work hard for students who work even harder.

Success – in its many forms – is the result.

It’s the student who graduates with two job offers and zero debt.

It’s the young woman who didn’t think she had what it takes to the be the first in her family to finish college until an advisor gave her the confidence to keep going.

And it’s the success of every employee who is driven and inspired to deliver a better tomorrow.

No matter your role at Stark State, the work you do will matter to the thousands of students who walk through our doors – and eventually across the commencement stage – on their journey to a better tomorrow. Learn how your ambition can be part of that journey.

Health Insurance
Co-insurance (PPO - in network) 90%
(In-Network Deductible Individual $250/Family $500)
Flexible Spending Account Program (FSA)Optional - Health & Dependent Care
Dental Benefits
(Calendar Year Maximum Benefit $3,000 per person)

Vision Benefits
The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), was established to provide a secure retirement for Ohio's public employees and their families and is available to all staff Members
The College contributes 14% of the employees' wages for the retirement benefit and the employee contributes 14% of their wages toward the retirement benefit
Faculty and staff may elect the Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP) in lieu of one of the state plans
Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Accounts
(Most employees are eligible to participate in the 403(b) and 457(b))
These plans allow you to enhance your retirement savings through voluntary pre-tax (state and federal only) contributions to a Tax-Deferred Account (403(b) plan) and Deferred Compensation Program (457(b) plan)
Voluntary Supplemental Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment

$50,000 (PAID by College)
Up to $60,000 (optional - employee paid)
Time Off/Additional Benefits
Sick Days 1.25 days/month 
Holidays 11 paid days per fiscal year
Vacation accruals (hourly)/Non Contract Days (contract staff/faculty)
Personal Days 3 paid days per fiscal year
Tuition Assistance Employee (after 1 year service)
Instructional Fees (Stark State tuition) Employee & Dependents
Reciprocal Enrollment Agreement (KSU Stark) Employee
Application Due Date: 2022-09-30
Job Start Date: 2022-08-29
Salary: $55810 - $72553
City: Canton
State/Province/Region: OH
Institution: Stark State College
Remote Work: Partial remote work available (2 days a month) after six months of employment.
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Stark State, Institutional Research and Planning

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