Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the Senior Institutional Research Associate works collaboratively with the director, the associate director, and the operations research associate with the ultimate mission to support university wide data-informed decision making. Specifically, the duties of the Senior Institutional Research Associate include performing routine and ad hoc institutional data analyses and reporting, providing data and analytical support for various university database platforms, maintaining interactive dashboards, and conducting various quantitative and qualitative analyses.
Perform time-sensitive, accurate and meaningful data analyses for University decision makers and external constituents.
Provide analytical and data management support for an expanding array of software platforms that include EAB Navigate, Explorance Blue, Marketview, and Ad Astra.
Maintain annual academic program performance metrics, including compiling multiple complex data sets to calculate the financial performance of individual academic programs.
Model data, design and maintain interactive online dashboards using Microsoft PowerBI.
Conduct market research relating to student employment outcomes based on program and
Work as a team member to improve data definitions, data usage, data integrity and data accuracy. Assist in office documentation standards of all projects, including data files and computer applications developed for institutional data initiatives.
Perform other quantitative and qualitative analyses as needed SECONDARY DUTIES:
Assist with promoting data literacy among faculty and staff
Ability and desire to meet or exceed customer expectations
Survey Management: Assist with administration and analyses of campus-wide surveys
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Master’s degree or higher in relevant field
Three or more years of experience performing data analyses and reporting.
Strong attention to detail
Strong computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel
Prior experience working with data wrangling software (Rapid Insights Construct, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
Capacity to work independently as well as collaboratively in an academic environment
Data management experience in higher education
Experience with designing and publishing dynamic dashboards (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)
Experience managing and analyzing large, complex datasets
Internal Number: 20-24A
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.