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Institutional Research Analyst II

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Job Duties

  • Conducts surveys and research. Participates and advises on survey design. Provides advice on research design, information resources.
  • Prepares and/or participates in the preparation and presentation of institutional data, with a focus on financial aid data reporting.
  • Analyzes a variety of institutional data such as, but not limited to, that for student outcomes. Prepares reports and projections to support decisions on student success, and institutional impact.
  • Assist with the compilation of statutory required and accreditor required reports including but not limited to IPEDS, the Missouri Department of Higher Education, and the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Extracts data from various university systems, validating information for accuracy, and to fulfill internal and external ad hoc data requests.
  • Serves on various working groups, task forces, and committees such as, but not limited to, university-wide data governance committees.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Engage in proactive and creative problem solving
  • Think critically and analytically
  • Manage complex projects
  • Meet critical deadlines
  • Manage multiple assignments, deadlines and priorities
  • Understand and analyze quantitative information
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Maintain a high degree of integrity while professionally handling confidential data
  • Ability to master new and emerging technologies to the benefit of the university.
  • Evidence of having a collaborative and cooperative work style that drives projects to completion.
  • Ability to review and synthesize literature, conduct statistical analyses, interpret data, and identify trends.
  • Ability to build reports, and interactive charts/graphs using tools such as Tableau (Power BI, or Google Analytics)

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree; supplemented with three (3) years of related experience.

Institution Description

Job Summary
Under general direction, conducts institutional research activities to support University planning, decision-making, and process/program improvements; applies methods of social research and statistical analysis to issues related to student success, faculty compensation, student matriculation trends, and program review, extracts, analyzes, and reports University data to internal and external constituencies. Manages the collection and compilation of data required to perform internal university research and communicates results of the qualitative and quantitative research to internal stakeholders in the form of written reports and data visualizations containing complex and statistical data analysis.

Application Due Date: 2023-03-31
Job Start Date: 2023-04-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: St. Louis
State/Province/Region: MO
Institution: Saint Louis University
Reports To: Associate Provost - Provost
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Institutional Research

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