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Research Analyst

Iowa Western Community College locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
60 positions

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Iowa Western Community College locationCouncil Bluffs, IA
60 positions
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Council bluffs, IA, United States


The Research Analyst is responsible for collecting data to support the college's initiatives; analyzing research data; and developing appropriate analytical findings, projections, and trends for use in institutional decision-making. The Research Analyst creates and maintains various college dashboards; tracks and reports on institutional effectiveness performance indicators; completes multiple short and long-term projects and reports such as Program Review & Evaluation; provides research design support as needed including the use of statistical software to aid in the interpretation of data; reports on data results to target audiences.

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in the areas of math, statistics, computer science, business analytics, social or behavioral science or any related fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's Degree preferred with an emphasis in research, statistics, measurement or evaluation
  • Experience in a higher education institution or other complex service organization
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage time; while responding in a timely manner to requests which requires flexibility and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, independently and as a collaborative team member
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with advanced Microsoft Excel skill level especially functions, calculations, Pivot Tables, and enhanced data features
  • Two (2) or more years of experience collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Demonstrated knowledge with data extraction reporting tools relating to Ellucian Colleague
  • Demonstrated understanding of conducting academic research using quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology
  • Ability to effectively design surveys and conduct academic and institutional research
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications to support research activities

    Preferred Qualification

  • Ability to perform data collection from a variety of database sources including ODBC connections, SQL, and Microsoft Access queries
  • Experience developing and designing data dashboards
  • Demonstrated knowledge with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS

    Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment
  • Light work duty; ability to lift 10 lbs.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time and use hands to operate computer keyboard, telephone and basic office equipment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear

    Salary : TBD

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