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Position: Intermediate Research Analyst-Institutional Research/Info

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
38 1CB – Department not found Full-time A99201

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director or Assistant Director of Institutional Research and Information, the Intermediate Research Analyst-Institutional Research/Info will provide data, as well as analysis of information stored in institutional databases.  Data may be used internally for decision making or may be published and used externally for State and Federal Reporting, National Surveys, State/Federal Legislators, Regents, etc. 

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Provide reports and data summaries to state and federal agencies that are required for state appropriations, federal funding, accreditation, program reviews, and participation in student financial aid programs such as IPEDS, Third Week, Perkins, and Student Right to Know.
  • Provide reports and data summaries to external sources using official data for general reporting purposes such as Common Data Set, ACT and other national surveys.  Provide reports and data summaries to internal sources using preliminary or official data for decision making and school accreditation.
  • Manage, develop, use, and maintain longitudinal, or yearly databases that provide data for State/Federal Legislators, Regents, University President, Deans, Department Chairs, and Directors for administrative decision making and school accreditation.
  • Conduct university surveys for graduation/placement/non-returning student data, student/faculty/staff perceptions, and surveys conducted with students and in the general public to assess knowledge of, satisfaction with, and recommendation for University programs and policies, and to make recommendations for the improvement of the survey instruments.
  • Work closely and in collaboration with other IRI staff to design and implement studies and reports to meet the growing and diverse needs of the University and its administrative units.
  • Serve as a member of committees as assigned and which are consistent with work assignments on topics of institutional reporting, longitudinal tracking, and strategic planning.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  •  N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A


Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree OR a bachelor’s degree, plus two years of full-time, paid, employment related to the summary of duties; OR any combination of education and work experience related to the summary of duties totaling six years.  Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge and use of PC computer systems and software such as WordPerfect, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS, SQL, WebFocus, and Oracle.
  • Knowledge and use of database management and design.
  • Ability to organize effectively, conduct, analyze and report institutional data statistical research.
  • Ability to lead a project from inception, through the design, implementation, and collection of data, to the creation of the final report and presentation.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively to a wide variety of individuals and groups including being able to present in a formal setting. 
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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