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Senior Research Analyst (Business Analyst)

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How to Apply?
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Search for Job Title: Business/Management Analyst (19213), Job ID: 3964.

Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by Sept 30, 2022. 
Conditions of Employment
Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment.
Only United States (U.S.) citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment. Federal law requires proof of your authorization to work in the United States. You will be required to provide proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of employment.
Section 110.1128, Florida Statutes, prohibits employment by the State (including re-hire after a break in service) of any male born after October 1, 1962, who failed to register with the Selective Service System, under the provisions of the U.S. Military Selective Service Act, during the person’s period of eligibility (ages 18 through 25). Additionally, if currently employed by the State, this law prohibits the promotion of such person. You may be required to provide documentation.

Job Duties

Florida A&M University's Office of Strategic Planning, Analysis and Institutional Effectiveness is pleased to announce the acceptance of qualified applications for Business/Management Analyst. This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Analytics.


Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Analytics, this position supports the reporting and analytics activities in the Office; Troubleshoots data in the ERP and census data files for data integrity and accuracy before data is submitted to the System Office and distributed to campus stakeholders; Provides data to campus stakeholders, the state, and federal agencies (state file reporting, IPEDS, US News, AAUP, Times Higher Education, NC-SARA...); Designs and conducts research and analytical studies on topics requested by campus stakeholders; Prepares and revises reports with accompanying tabular, graphic, statistical content, descriptions of analytical methods used, and narrative of findings and conclusions; Provides support for the development of analytical tools (e.g. dashboards) for distribution to stakeholders throughout the University; and performs other duties as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishment of the responsibilities and functions of the Office of Institutional Research and Analytics.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of related experience; or master's degree in appropriate area of specialization and four years of related experience.

Recommended Competencies
Demonstrated experience with student-related modules (admissions, enrollment, degrees, financial aid...) of a major ERP (Banner, Colleague, Workday...);
Demonstrated experience with SQL and its advanced features (correlated subqueries, rollup, expressions...);
Proficient with a statistical package (SAS, SPSS, STATA, R...) at the programming level;
Familiarity with a data visualization tool (Tableau, Power BI, SAS Visual Analytics...) Tableau is preferred;
Experience with reporting to state and federal agencies as well as national surveys (state system reporting, IPEDS, NC-SARA, US News, NSF, NIH...);
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to produce effective and meaningful reports/documents;
Ability to work under pressure, handle competing deadlines, deliver accurate work, and remain tactful and professional;
A team player, willing to acquire new skills, willing to share knowledge and expertise, and
Ability to plan, organize, conduct, and participate in analytical studies using research methodology in an educational setting.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's Degree in Data Analytics, Educational Research, or in a quantitative field;
Three years of experience in institutional research or a related area; and
PeopleSoft  and SAS experience.

Institution Description

Founded October 3, 1887, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is a public, historically Black university located in Tallahassee, Florida. What distinguishes FAMU from other universities is its legacy of providing access to a high-quality, affordable education with programs and services that guide students toward successfully achieving their dreams. FAMU is part of the State University System of Florida and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.


This is an Administrative and Professional (A&P) position with benefits.

If you require a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAA), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at (850) 599-3076 at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling TDD via FRS (800) 955-8771.

Florida A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer including minorities, women, Veterans' and individuals with disabilities.
Application Due Date: 2022-09-30
Job Start Date: 2022-10-10
Salary: $60000 - $75000
City: Tallahassee
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: Florida A&M University
Reports To: Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research and Analytics
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Institutional Research and Analytics

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