The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst will support the Carey Business School’s primary institutional research function of capturing, analyzing, and interpreting data on faculty, students, staff and other critical academic, physical and financial information for school leadership decision-making.
The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst will collect, refine and manage data from internal information systems and surveys. The Sr. Analyst will independently conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of the data. The Sr. Analyst will clearly communicate the results of their analyses in written, graphical, and oral forms. The Sr. Analyst will be responsible for responding to internal and external requests for information about the school, preparing data for benchmarking studies and peer exchanges and supporting accreditation data collection and presentation efforts. The Sr. Institutional Research Analyst reports to the Director, Office of Institutional Data and Analytics.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Institutional Research and Accreditation Activities: (55%)
Supports the decision making of the school’s leadership by independently extracting and statistically analyzing school data, and presenting findings.
Identifies trends, opportunities and concerns through data analysis
Conducts comprehensive studies on targeted topics
Determines plan of action, establishes timelines, and monitors task completion of Institutional Research projects.
Creates, documents and analyzes the results of surveys conducted throughout the school
Updates appropriate staff with project information via written and oral presentations when necessary.
Answers technical and data related questions from School administrators and staff.
Draws upon many sources of school and peer information for comparison and evaluation.
Plays a large role in accreditation data collection efforts, providing both the data and guidance for managing the School's accreditation activities for assessing institutional effectiveness and continuous improvement
Data collection, Storage and Reporting: (45%)
Identifies School sources for information and coordinates reporting efforts and accuracy of data.
Independently analyzes data from output and is responsible for reports pertaining to demographics, trends, and longitudinal analysis of the School student body and School organization and infrastructure for the administration.
Writes narrative reports and creates original charts, graphs, and tables utilizing graphics, spreadsheets, and word processing software.
Drafts Ad hoc reports for various School constituencies to support administrative policy and decision making process.
Supports standard data reporting requirements and responds to external information and data surveys.
Standardizes survey documentation, tracking and alignment to mission/goals across the school
Works with internal and external sources to monitor and maintain data integrity
Investigates known and potential data problems in the Student Information System and other information systems used at the School.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field.
Three years of related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula (30 undergraduate degree credits/semester hours or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience).
Body of knowledge equivalent to master’s degree with 5-7 years practical experience preferred.
Skilled in compiling data from a variety of internal and external sources, analyzing data and systems, and presenting findings to both internal and external sources.
Experience with statistical analysis software (e.g., SAS, SPSS) and/or query/report building tools
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.
3+ years applied research experience in an academic setting
Experience with mandatory federal, state, and accreditation reports
Prior experience in Institutional Research in higher education
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skilled in managing multiple projects, working independently and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical staff.
Ability to work effectively with other people; ability to be creative and exercise initiative.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills
Ability to consistently provide accurate data, and maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information.
Excellent organization and documentation skills
Requires broad understanding of issues in higher education, research methods, and statistical techniques.
Ability to effectively communicate and work with internal and external contacts, including Carey Business School administrators, JHU institutional research associates, and accreditation agency personnel
Classified Title:Sr. Institutional Research Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range:$52,495 - $69,825 - annually Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exempt Status:Salaried, Exempt Location: Carey Business School - JH @ Legg Mason Harbor East Department Name: Institutional Research and Analytics Personnel Area: Carey Business School
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