The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 45,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 10,000 faculty, staff and student workers.
The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses.
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Institutional Research Analyst
The Office of Institutional Research is looking for a Research Analyst. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Institutional Research, the Research Analyst is responsible for:
Design, collection, reporting, analysis and presentation of institutional data and information. Reports may include tables, charts, dashboards, executive summaries, or others as needed.
Assist with various tasks associated with assessment studies, analysis and evaluation of academic and non-academic topics.
Survey research analysis, which includes survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, presentation and visualization of results.
Responding to institutional surveys externally, such as IPEDS (U.S. Dept. of Education), Higher Learning Commission, U.S. News & World Report, among others.
Assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate must have the ability and working knowledge to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to demonstrate how the functions will be performed. 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 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.
Bachelors’ Degree required in social science, statistics, research methodology, higher education, or a related discipline.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in managing large data sets, analyzing data using statistical techniques and software, and reporting data in meaningful format.
Advanced skills using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Power Point.
Demonstrated experience using statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, or other similar tools.
Academic and practical experience in survey development, implementation and reporting.
Masters’ Degree with course emphasis in research design, statistics, or data management.
Experience working in higher education.
Proficiency with Business Intelligence programming languages, like Tableau, SQL, MS Access, or other similar reporting tools.
Experience collecting data from Peoplesoft and/or SAP systems.
Experience with online survey software such as Qualtrics.
Other Expected Skills
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.
Professional references. Three professional references, one of them of a current or former supervisor. Include names, business title, and contact information.
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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.