Collect, design, analyze, report, and present institutional data related to various internal and external sources.
The Institutional Research Office is in charge of producing official reports to various external agencies, and rolling out reports and dashboards to a broad set of colleges and offices on campus. As such, the Research Analyst position plays a significant role in making sure that data and information produced by the Office of Institutional Research is delivered accurately and efficiently internally and externally.
Design, collect, report, analyze, and present institutional data and information.
Assist as needed to support reporting to state and federal governments, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), external agencies and other accrediting bodies, including the U.S. Department of Education via IPEDS, Ohio Department of Education via HEI, AAUP, NCAA and US News and World Report.
Prepare extensive reports, including dashboards’ design and maintenance. Write narratives to interpret data to actionable information. Create tables and graphs to depict information succinctly.
Assist with various tasks associated with assessment studies, analysis, and evaluation of academic and non-academic topics.
Conduct survey research analysis including survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, presentation and visualization of results.
Assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
One (1) year of experience in data analysis, including the management of data sets and the generation of reports from large databases.
Proficiency in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Bachelor’s Degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master’s degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
Higher education experience.
Experience designing, maintaining and publishing dashboarding tools, such as Tableau, or data coding such as SAS, SPSS, or SQL.
Experience with online survey software such as Qualtrics.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong ability to understand, analyze, and communicate statistical information to various audiences.
Strong knowledge base of research methods (quantitative and qualitative).
Effective and knowledgeable organizational, planning, and time management skills, and manage workflow that includes multiple projects and deadlines.
Experience working successfully within a team environment.
Please visit our website to complete the online application. The following are required to be attached:
Letter of interest. Please describe reason for interest in the position.
Resume. Include employment dates, and full or part-time status.
Three professional references, one of them of a current or former supervisor. Include names, business title, and contact information
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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