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Senior Research Analyst

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Job Duties

1. Develops and maintains processes to support the transformation of data into information for decision-making.

2. Extract and utilize a data from various systems to support planning and institutional effectiveness.

3. Responds to ad-hoc requests for information from internal and external entities.

4. Collects, compiles, analyzes, and interprets data.

5. Works directly with College personnel to support data gathering, analysis, visualization, and summary feedback in a manner that is efficient, timely, and professional.

6. Designs and implements quantitative and qualitative research studies.

7. Assists in the preparation of mandatory state and federal reports.

8. Manages multiple projects, sets priorities, meets deadlines, and works independently.

9. Follows procedures to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.

10. Provides training on accessing and using data and information for decision-making.

11. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training/Experience
Bachelor’s degree or higher in mathematics, statistics, social science, computer/information systems, or a related field.
Preferred Education/Training/Experience
Master’s degree preferred. Experience involving data-driven analysis and visualization, institutional research or related experiences that require quantitative and qualitative analysis and mathematical skills. Preferred experience in a community college setting.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Excel, including functions, formulas, and pivot tables
  • Experience with statistical software such as Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) or Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS)
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience using tools such as Access or Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and summarize research into coherent reports for utilization
    in decision-making
  • Knowledge of the general principles of developing and analyzing quantitative and qualitative
  • Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics and interpretation of results
  • Strong knowledge and experience in providing effective customer service

Institution Description


College of the Mainland is a learning-centered, comprehensive community college dedicated to student success and the intellectual and economic enrichment of the diverse communities we serve. Our focus is on attracting, developing, rewarding, and retaining a diverse and engaged workforce committed to supporting our mission.


College of the Mainland will be a valued and vital community partner by enriching our community and preparing our students to thrive in a diverse, dynamic and global environment.


  • Student Success and Academic Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement and Accountability
  • Mutual Respect and Civility
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Innovation and Adaptability
  • Campus and Community Collaboration

Strategic Goals (2018-2023)

  • Student Success
  • Employee Success
  • Facility Improvement


For information regarding benefits, please refer to

Application Due Date: 2023-08-01
Job Start Date: 2023-08-15
Salary: $53532 - $72269
City: Texas City
State/Province/Region: TX
Institution: College of the Mainland
Reports To: Senior Research Analyst (2 positions, one Grant-funded)
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Planning, Effectiveness, Assessment and Research

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