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Institutional Research Analyst

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Apply online.  Applicants must complete the application in the online portal in addition to submitting a resume and other required documents.

*** This position is open until filled with a first consideration date of September 15, 2022 ***

Job Duties

The Institutional Research (IR) Analyst reports to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and supports evidence-based decision making related to institutional research, accreditation, strategic and grant-funded initiatives. This position develops, implements, and maintains systems for collecting, analyzing, interpreting data as well as producing reports for planning, assessment of outcomes, and enrollment management.  The IR Analyst responds to internal and external information requests, including providing mandated data to state and federal government, accreditation agencies, and others.


  • Compliance Reporting and Data Management (50% of time)
  • Assessment and Program Improvement (35% of time)
  • Surveys and Research (15% of time)

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*** This position is open until filled with a first consideration date of September 15, 2022 ***

Job Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in social science, education, business, math, statistics, or related field
  • At least two years of experience in data analysis and reporting
  • Experience validating data
  • Extensive experience with Excel at the intermediate level
  • Experience working with confidential data
  • Training in research methods and data analysis

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in an institutional research office
  • Experience using SQL, Tableau, and Qualtrics or other web-based survey software
  • Experience with statistical analysis
  • Experience in assessment or program evaluation

Institution Description

Southwestern is a small, 2-year, public college located on the South Coast of Oregon, with two campuses in a district serving three counties.  The college offers comprehensive, lower-division transfer programs, as well as 2-year applied associates programs, shorter-term certificates, workforce development, and community education.  The main campus features an athletic complex and a lake for easy leisure breaks during the workday.  Located at the doorstep to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, numerous state parks, public beaches and waterways, and the world class Bandon Dunes Golf Club, work-life balance is second to none.  With a regional airport, Southwestern is rural, but not remote.


  • Medical & RX - Moda - choice of four plans  
  • Vision
    • Moda
    • VSP
  • Dental
    • Moda - choice of two plans
    • Willamette 

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Standard Life Insurance
  • Accidental Life and Dismemberment
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan (Oregon PERS/OPSERP)
  • Tuition and Fee Waiver
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Civic Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Administrative Leave

  • Up to 11 holidays per year, plus one floating holiday

  • Up to 160 hours per year, maximum accrual up to 320 hours

  • 11 Fridays off in Summer, 5 days off at Christmas  
Application Due Date: 2022-09-30
Job Start Date: 2022-10-01
Salary: $55178 - $59726
City: Coos Bay
State/Province/Region: OR
Institution: Southwestern Oregon Community College
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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