Bismarck State College

Institutional Research Analyst

Location
Bismarck, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Ref
5371
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Institutional Research Analyst, 00010953
(Internal/External)
OPENING DATE: 03/08/2019

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

STARTING DATE: May 1, 2019, or sooner.

COMPENSATION: $50,000 + based on directly related experience. May be eligible for a salary increase after six months. Paid health insurance, life insurance, retirement, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount. Click here for full employee benefits.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Is directly accountable and responsible to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of quantitative and non-quantitative information to state, federal, and regional regulators and accreditors that documents the attainment of the College's strategic goals and objectives.

DUTIES:

Data collection, analysis and interpretation - 90%
  1. Develops processes to compile, analyze and interpret data from studies, surveys, and other sources that document the attainment of College-wide goals and objectives.
  1. Facilitates and completes research and coordination of:
  • Annual NDUS requests for information.
  • Requests for information/surveys from external and internal sources.
  1. Applies research methodologies and techniques in the collection, analysis, and reporting of quantitative and non-quantitative information.
  1. Completes data reporting requirements for the college (Clearinghouse, SAM/VFA, etc.).
  1. Completes and submits reports to internal and external audiences including local, state and federal regulatory agencies (IPEDs, EADA, etc.).
  1. Gathers and reports statistical data on student success including:
  • Enrollment statistics and demographics
  • Retention and graduation rates
  • Transfer rates
  • Job placement rates
  • Satisfaction surveys by students, alumni, and employers.
  1. Disseminates data-related reports to various campus and other BSC community stakeholders in a timely manner.
  2. Works collaboratively with other units of the College to assist in the development and accomplishment of their research and reporting endeavors.
  1. Supports college-wide assessment and program review with analyses required by the project.

Miscellaneous duties - 10%
  1. Supports innovation, creativity and ideas to improve/enhance processes, functions, etc. in the department and as a whole for the college.
  1. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in statistics, mathematics, educational administration, societal science, business administration, economics, marketing research, or related discipline.
  • Two years of related experience or one year of direct experience in higher education.
  • Experience with survey research methodology, analysis, and report writing.
  • Good working knowledge of computer software programs (i.e., spreadsheet programs, database programs, etc.).
  • Ability to organize and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred:
  • Master's degree with a major in statistics, mathematics, educational administration, societal science, business administration, economics, marketing research, or related discipline.
  • Experience in a higher education institution.
  • Experience with SPSS, R, SAS, Megastat, STATA, or comparable software.
  • Knowledge of institutional accreditation reports and processes.

APPLICATION INFORMATION & DEADLINE:

This position will remain on the website and applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

To apply, click the Apply button at the top of the page. To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: online application and upload a cover letter, resume, and copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 224-5531. This position requires a criminal history record check.

Equal Opportunity Employer
http://bismarckstate.edu/employment/
Human Resources*Meadowlark Building*PO Box 5587*1700 Schafer St.*Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
701-224-5531*800-366-6888 (TTY Relay ND)

North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

BSC determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system.