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Associate Director of Institutional Research and Analysis

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The State University of New York at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The university actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the university.

Job Duties

The Associate Director of Institutional Research and Analysis will be responsible for maintaining, disseminating, and analyzing accurate and consistent campus-wide data derived internally to provide for mandated external reporting and internal administrative planning and decision-making. The Associate Director also assists the Director with the systematic organization and utilization of data warehouses and reporting systems to facilitate campus-wide access to official data. The Associate Director represents the office and acts on behalf of the Director when appropriate.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two (2) years of experience working in institutional research or assessment or related area
  • Experience with college student information systems, including updating student and course/section records, executing queries, submitting job processes and extracting data
  • Experience with data warehousing and report writing tools such as Argos, Cognos, or Crystal Reports
  • Knowledge of research design and appropriate statistical methods of analysis
  • Two (2) years of experience with data analysis, including cleaning/filtering datasets and using both descriptive and inferential techniques to summarize and analyze data
  • Knowledge of survey design and methodology
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience with Banner student information system
  • Experience with applications for statistical analysis (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R)
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and/or Argos, such as generating and executing queries and dashboards
  • Experience submitting and correcting data in a complex statewide record-level data submission system, preferably SIRIS
  • Experience work collaboratively in teams or groups; and
  • Experience coordinating and prioritizing concurrent projects.

Institution Description

State University of New York at Cortland traces its beginnings to 1868 and offers programs leading to the award of the bachelor of fine arts, bachelor's and master's degrees in the arts and sciences, education and in professional studies, as well as certificates of advanced study.

SUNY Cortland is a moderate-sized institution with approximately 6,300 undergraduate students and more than 500 graduate students. State assisted, Cortland is a charter member of the State University of New York. In its 153-year history, SUNY Cortland has graduated more than 84,000 students, and alumni live in all 50 states and more than 55 countries.

The campus is located in Cortland, a small city in the geographic center of New York state, adjacent to the Finger Lakes and within an hour's drive of Syracuse, Ithaca and Binghamton.

The campus covers 191 acres located within walking distance of the city of Cortland's business district.


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Application Due Date: 2023-06-23
Job Start Date: 2023-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Cortland
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: SUNY Cortland
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research and Analysis
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Analysis

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