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Institutional Research Analyst

Application Procedure:

Human Resources will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. It will begin to narrow the candidate pool immediately. The new director will be invited to begin immediately. Applications should be submitted (MS Word or Adobe PDF) Enter the following link into your browser:
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Contact Human Resources with additional questions.

Franklin College

101 Branigin Boulevard

Franklin, IN 46131


Franklin College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on individuals’ abilities and qualifications. Consistent with these principles and applicable laws, it is therefore the college’s policy not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status as consistent with the Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Related Misconduct. No person, on the basis of protected status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation under any college program or activity, including with respect to employment terms and conditions. Such a policy ensures that only relevant factors are considered and that equitable and consistent standards of conduct and performance are applied.

Job Duties

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Institutional Research (IR) Analyst is responsible for creating assessment instruments, collecting and compiling data, developing reports, providing analyses, assisting with state and federal reporting requirements, and maintaining college-wide databases. The IR Analyst will closely collaborate with the Record’s Office and Information Technology colleagues to support the 
work of senior-level administrators, faculty, and staff on both internal and external projects. 
Responsibilities include: 
• Provide data in support of forecasting the resource needs of Academic Affairs and other functional areas of the college;
• Develop and maintain survey guidance and guidelines for use by the campus community;
• Build reports for core metrics, federal reporting requirements, and program reviews;
• Develop datasets and summary reports in response to ad-hoc requests from the campus community;
• Design assessments and provide analysis for grant-sponsored programs;
• Maintain the integrity of databases: ensure the accuracy of data, develop error reports, and fix data errors and inconsistencies; 
• Assist with survey tool development, administration, and analysis; 
• Assist in computer systems/software upgrades and implementation of new systems/software as appropriate;
• Utilize advanced data visualization techniques to track key performance indicators;
• Provide benchmarking and assessment outcomes of strategic initiatives;
• Assist with market research on market positioning, price sensitivity, and academic program demand, competition factors, college search behaviors, demographic trends, etc.;
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required, with degree and/or coursework in computer science, information systems, mathematics, statistics, data science, or other related discipline(s) preferred. 
• 3-5 years’ minimum experience with relational database management and query writing using SQL or similar tools. 
• Proficiency in the use of data analytics/business intelligence platforms, i.e., Tableau, Microsoft BI and Rapid Insights. 
• Proficiency in the use of survey management tools, i.e., SurveyMonkey and Qualtrics. 
• Experience with programming languages, such as Python. 
• Familiar with data query tools, statistical analyses, and data management systems. Such tools include but are not limited to Technolutions Slate CRM, MS Access, MS Excel, Argos Reporting tool, Ellucian Banner ERP, and PowerCampus.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite software, with advanced skills in Excel.
• Proficiency with institutional research, project management, enrollment administrative systems, and CRM products.
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
• Ability to interact with individuals at all levels and work as a team. 
• Strong initiative and end-user oriented. 

Institution Description

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential liberal arts and sciences institution located 20 minutes south of Indianapolis. Franklin offers a wide array of undergraduate majors as well as master’s degree programs in Physician Assistant Studies and Athletic Training. The unique curriculum merges classroom instruction with immersive experiences, research opportunities, and study-away programs. Our goal is to prepare career-ready graduates for today’s global professions and those of the future. Small classes enable students to thrive through personal peer interaction and mentorship from professors who challenge and inspire them to think critically and perform confidently. Students participate in a vibrant co-curriculum that includes 21 NCAA Division III sports, Greek Life, musical and theatre productions, and more than 40 student organizations. As the first college in Indiana to become coeducational with the admission of women, Franklin welcomes diversity of thought, belief, and person into a community that values equity and inclusion. 


Health Insurance

  • Provider – United Healthcare
  • Fully-insured PPO and H.S.A. health insurance
  • Eligible on the first day of the month following the date of full-time employment

Dental Insurance

  • Provider – Delta Dental
  • Fully-insured dental insurance
  • Eligible on the first day of the month following the date of full-time employment

Vision Insurance

  • Provider – VSP
  • Fully-insured vision insurance
  • Eligible on the first day of the month following the date of full-time employment

Life Insurance

  • Provider – Reliance Standard
  • Basic Term Life and AD&D funded by the College, equal to $50,000
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Eligible on the first day of the month following the date of full-time employment

Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Provider – Reliance Standard
  • Long-term benefits available (elimination period – 3 months/staff; 6 months/faculty)
  • Benefits are 60% of base salary up to $7,500 per month; Provides contributions to a retirement annuity
  • Eligible after one year of continuous full-time employment

Travel Accident Insurance

  • Provider – The Hartford
  • College funded, equal to $50,000 while traveling on college business
  • Eligible on the first day of the month following the date of employment

 Flexible Spending Account Benefits

  • Provider – BMO + Lively
  • Pre-tax health, dental, and vision premium contributions
  • Pre-tax spending account for out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Pre-tax child and elder care

Retirement – 403 (b)

  • Tax Deferred Retirement Annuity program with TIAA.
  • Automatic enrollment upon hire at a 3% employee contribution.
  • Employer contributions will be allocated to the individual accounts of qualifying participants after eligibility is met:
    • Franklin College will match 200 percent (200%) of the first five percent (5%) of an employee per paycheck contribution after meeting eligibility

Tuition Remission

  • Tuition Waiver for the employee (one class per semester, fall & spring)
  • 100% tuition remission for spouse and children after one year of full-time employment
  • Eligible for tuition exchange for dependent children at participating colleges after one year of full-time employment

FC Wellness Program

  • The Wellness Program offers free programming to students, faculty, and staff including but not limited to yoga, cardio kickboxing, and Zumba. Informative programming through our Wellness Wednesdays is also offered throughout the academic year; as well as the opportunity to check out Wellness equipment such as racquetball and other sports equipment, all free of charge.

Other Benefits

  • Paid Time Off and paid Sick Time for eligible employees
  • Paid Holidays
  • College Bookstore Discount
  • Food Services Discount
  • Free Admission to Franklin College Events
  • Free Parking
  • Library Privileges
  • Athletics Facilities Privileges (employee & immediate family)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Benefits (accident, critical illness, hospital, short-term disability insurance)
Application Due Date: 2023-03-31
Job Start Date: 2023-04-03
Salary: $55000 - $70000
City: Franklin
State/Province/Region: IN
Institution: Franklin College
Reports To: Kristin Flora
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Academic Affairs

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