Institutional Research Analyst

USA, Colorado, Denver
Apr 07, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Institutional Research (IR) Analyst will support the Deans team, MCE faculty, and the college with data for sound decision making, particularly in the areas of strategic usage of merit-based financial aid and to help lead enrollment management and controlled college growth. The IR Analyst will collaborate with MCE and other campus stakeholders to compile, analyze, and reporting MCE student and faculty data related to various student and institutional characteristics.

Essential Functions

  • Compile, analyze, and report MCE data on financial aid, academic programs (including both student records and faculty data), academic assessments and accreditation, and enrollment management.
  • Collect, compile, analyze, and report MCE faculty related data.
  • Develop and prepare reports and analytic studies to support planning and policy development.
  • Prepare spreadsheets, graphs, and reports to facilitate interpretation of information.
  • Ensure data integrity and develop datasets for use in reporting and analysis utilizing various quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Respond to a variety of ad hoc requests from Dean, Associate and Assistant Deans, Office of Admissions, MCE Departments and faculty.
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop systems for accreditation, reporting, and continuous improvement.
  • Serve as the liaison to the Office of Institutional Research and University Technology Services on campus-wide business intelligence efforts, relevant outside reporting and accreditation needs (i.e. ALA, APA, State of CO, US News and World Report Rankings).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is statistics, social sciences or related field.
  • 3 years of experience working with large data sets in the collection and reporting of results.
  • Experience using data for strategic planning & decision making.
  • Experience conducting education or social science research.
  • Expertise using MS Office Suite including Excel and Access or another database software system.
  • Proficiency with SAPS, SPSS, or other statistical software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in research, methodology, and applied statistics or PhD in related field.
  • Knowledge of SCT Banner system or another relational database system.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

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