Classified Title: Sr. Institutional Research Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/7.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10000185-Institutional Research Personnel area: University Administration
The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst will support the Institutional Research office's core activity of capturing, analyzing and interpreting data on faculty, students, staff and other critical academic, physical and financial information for university decision-making. The candidate will be able to present the salient results of research in a clear, concise and compelling fashion. The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst reports directly to the Director for Institutional Research.
The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst will have the interest and skill to take the lead on research initiatives that answer important strategic questions for the University. This work will involve developing clear research objectives and questions, working with executives, faculty and staff across the university to collect and refine data, producing descriptive and inferential analyses, synthesizing findings in written and graphical reports, and presenting results to audiences. The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst will shape and guide the work of the research analysts on the team. The research will draw on many sources of institutional and peer information, comparing Johns Hopkins to similar research universities. This position will also develop planning reports and materials for program review, that describe the scope, quality, and impact of academic programs.
Master’s degree required in a technical field that requires significant work in research and statistical methods (computer science or information science preferred, or social science, business, statistics, etc.). Additional related experience may substitute for educational credentials, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Three or more years of applied research experience with analysis in an academic setting required. Experience with student and faculty information strongly desired. Experience with SPSS preferred. Requires a broad understanding of issues and sources of information in higher education, quantitative and qualitative research methods; demonstrated ability to synthesize and transform data into useful information; excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
The successful candidate will be able to collaborate with others, acquire new technical skills, and be committed to high standards for detailed work, while understanding the strategic context of our research.
Advanced technical and programming skills with statistical packages (e.g. SPSS, SAS); database software (e.g. SQL, Access); query/report building tools; business intelligence tools (e.g. Business Objects, Hyperion/Brio) ; data visualization software (e.g. Tableau); and MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Prior experience in Institutional Research and higher education, with student and faculty information systems preferred.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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