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Senior Research and Planning Analyst

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Job Duties

• Assist in the implementation of comprehensive institutional research and planning.
• Consult with administrators, representatives of governmental and private organizations, employee groups, and others regarding research needs, current studies, results of research, and related matters; work with requesters to clarify their needs and optimize the utility of research results.
• Create or customize, to faculty, staff, and community specifications, quantitatively sound, criterion referenced survey instruments for a variety of research projects.
• Collect data using appropriate instruments and procedures; direct and oversee the collection of data by students and other part-time research staff where appropriate.
• Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis, as well as secondary data analysis, on assigned research projects; interpret findings in written reports and oral presentations.
• Assist in designing, monitoring, and reporting on progress toward strategic goals, institutional effectiveness and student outcomes assessment plans, and academic quality improvement objectives.
• Perform project leader duties for new institutional research and planning projects including a data warehouse.
• Participate in the preparation of reports for District personnel and state agencies to fulfill compliance regulations and requirements and to assure institutional and matriculation effectiveness for appropriate funding.
• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Qualifications

Any combination equivalent to:
Master’s degree in a field requiring expertise in statistical applications, including multiple-regression methods and analysis of variance, as well as research design, e.g. statistics, mathematics, economics, or social/educational research.
ANDFive (5) years of responsible professional experience planning and conducting industrial, organizational, or educational research projects, with evidence of increasingly responsible experience.
Experience in management of relational database system (i.e. SQL server) and working with Crystal Reports.
NOTE: Three (3) years of demonstrative experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform the essential duties may substitute for graduate degree.

Institution Description

Established in 1961, Southwestern College is one of 113 public community colleges in the state of California and the only institute of higher education located in the southern portion of San Diego County. Its location -- nestled between the City of San Diego and the U.S.-Mexico international border on a 156-acre plot -- positions it to play an important role in the intellectual growth of the more than 400,000 residents that call South County home. Serving approximately 20,000 students every semester, Southwestern College offers more than 320 associate degree and certificate options. A host of noncredit courses designed to enhance personal and professional development are also offered through the College's Continuing Education department. Whether pursuing an A.A. degree, preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university, or acquiring new occupational skills, students attending Southwestern College are given every opportunity to meet their educational goals.


Commensurate with experience
Application Due Date: 2023-02-25
Job Start Date: 2023-02-27
Salary: $6540.8 - $8276
City: Chula Vista
State/Province/Region: CA
Institution: Southwestern Community College District
Reports To: Administrator
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Planning

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