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Analyst 2 - Research

Application Procedure:

In order to apply for a position, applicants must submit an application and include the required documents listed for the position. See below for information about documents:

  • Resume should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
  • Letter of interest or cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons.

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Job Duties

The Analyst 2-Research position (two positions are available) is responsible for performing comprehensive, detailed statistical and data analysis work leveraging the College’s business intelligence system and statistical software including R or Python. Specific activities involve developing descriptive statistical reports and constructing predictive models related to enrollment, student success and other areas of Pima operations, in support of the mission of the College. The central role of the position is statistical analysis work along with design and development of ad hoc processes to provide timely responses to requests for data from various units. The position responsibilities also include survey administration, business intelligence report design, assisting with mandated reporting, designing data visualizations and supporting the Strategy, Analytics and Research (StAR) team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using inferential and descriptive statistical techniques to retrieve, analyze, and report aggregate student and course data and statistics, institutional effectiveness data and statistics, and support program and services review
  • Developing and writing data-based statistical reports related to enrollment, student characteristics, course grades, occupational programs, course characteristics, and related information, including the ability to provide context information to support interpretation of the results
  • Design and develop ad hoc processes to provide timely responses to requests for data from various units
  • Assisting in preparing federal and state mandated reports
  • Proposing and carrying out research applied to institutional research data
  • Conducting research and analyzing data to support College goals
  • Conducts college-wide surveys and assist in course evaluations
  • Providing input and serving as a resource for the development and dissemination of results in response to research project requests
  • Using written and oral skills to present data to administrators, standing committees, and other appropriate College employees
  • Responding to inquiries from College departments, students, and the public related to enrollment statistics, graduation rates, and related institutional information

Job Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and
  • One to three years of related experience with applicable computer programs and
  • One to three years of related experience with Research and Statistical Methodology and
  • Experience with SQL, MS Access or other querying softwares and
  • Experience with survey tools (e.g. Qualtrics, Survey Monkey) and
  • Experience with R, Python or other statistical software/programming language 


  • Candidates who possess similar minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency


  • Master's degree
  • Experience with enterprise reporting platforms (e.g., Banner)

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • High level of familiarity with data analysis methods, including research design and statistical analysis principles including inferential and descriptive statistics
  • Experience working with large, complex relational databases using SQL and MS Access
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate analysis results
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing, including the development of reports and statistical summaries for diverse audiences
  • Ability to be flexible and comfortable working in a dynamic work environment which requires staff to handle multiple projects on tight timelines
  • Experience with applicable computer programs and software applications
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong team skills
  • Knowledge of project management principles

Institution Description

Pima Community College is a comprehensive two-year institution serving students and employers throughout Pima County in Arizona and beyond. We welcome everyone striving to achieve a better life for themselves, their families and their communities.

Students have access to a broad range of high quality programs that prepare them with the skills needed by today’s employers and to transfer successfully into four-year programs. Students benefit from Pima’s lower tuition costs and thrive at the highest levels once they transfer.

Pima is in rapid transition to a high-tech institution serving the needs of our region’s growing aerospace,  defense and healthcare industries. Developing Centers for Excellence in key areas such as Applied Technology, Information Technology and Health Professions, Pima is focused on strengthening partnerships and expanding employer engagement in order to ensure that today’s students are prepared now and for many years to come.


Have you heard about all we have to offer our employees? We offer a highly competitive benefits package that goes beyond affordable medical plans. Because we value work-life balance, we offer an award winning Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs and our employees accrue 24 vacation days per year. Check out some of the perks of working at PCC: Benefits , Holiday/Recess Dates , Retirement , Tuition Waiver , Employee Assistance Program , and more!
Application Due Date: 2023-04-14
Job Start Date: 2023-04-17
Salary: $59500 - $75900
City: Tucson
State/Province/Region: AZ
Institution: Pima Community College
Remote Work: Currently allowed to work from home
Reports To: Ozlem Kacira
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Strategy, Analytics and Research (StAR)

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