Position Type: Professional Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs School/Unit: Institutional Research and Analysis Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
The College at Brockport
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Research Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Research Assistant will focus on the collection and interpretation of data derived from institutional research studies conducted to provide a basis for administrative decision-making. The major areas of focus in an institutional research program are administrative studies, behavioral research, planning studies, and information system creation although there may be considerable variation in the attention accorded each of these areas. An institutional research program ordinarily encompasses studies of students, faculty, staff, curriculum, enrollment, finance, and other areas of higher education in an effort to generate information such as unit costs, class size, staff workload, institutional quality, and student success.
Derives and maintains reporting and statistical data in support of the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis. Assists with the preparation of data for state and federal statutory reporting. Prepares information for various studies concerning the internal operations of The College. Utilizes programming and business intelligence tools to develop reporting solutions. Meets with College constituents regarding ad-hoc requests. Provides and conveys accurate information and data. Participates and attends department, divisional, and College-wide committees and events.
Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. Minimum of one year experience with data reporting or statistical analysis.
At least three years of experience with data reporting or statistical analysis. Experience in a higher education environment. Experience with Ellucian Banner. Experience with business intelligence solutions (e.g., OBIEE, Tableau, etc.). Experience with statistical software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, etc.). Knowledge of survey design. Experience with Qualtrics.
Department Description The Office of Institutional Research & Analysis collects, organizes, analyzes, and reports information to effectively meet the information and planning needs of a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external to the College. The Office consists of five staff members who work to ensure the Office serves as the source of official information, fulfilling reporting and analysis requirements that are traditionally the main functions of an institutional research office.
The College and Region The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.
The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:
16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;
45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;
75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;
140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and
350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.
The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement and generous paid time off.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.