#6624 Research and Assessment Coordinator (Research Technician II), Office of Housing Administration

Job description




San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on June 12, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by June 11, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Business Operations, the Research and Assessment Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the mission of the Office of Housing Administration through the development of identifying, employing and analyzing various data sources to ensure leadership is able to back data-based decisions in the operation of the department. This will include, but not limited to, accessing primary, secondary, and tertiary data sources such as survey design, campus data bases, academic research, state and national usage analytics, etc.

The incumbent will provide technical and analytical support services to OHA as it relates to student housing research. This will include the coordination and implementation of a year-round assessment calendar, tracking of ongoing assessment tools, and day-to-day management of assessment within the housing enterprise. 

Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining all data within the software systems for monthly and yearly analysis. The Research and Assessment Coordinator will provide several presentations annually to a variety of departmental and campus partners.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,907 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,721 - $6,347 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

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Minimum Qualifications 

Two years of progressively responsible experience in technical research or statistical work in the collection. compilation, and analysis of data. Graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration or engineering may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Education Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. Additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledges and abilities delineated above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Advanced proficiency with statistical software such as R, SPSS, SAS.
  • Experience with database tools such as SQL or Access and reporting/visualization software such as Tableau.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills are essential.
  • Undergraduate degree in math, statistics or related field.
  • Data mining, predictive modeling and analytics experience.
  • Knowledge of visualization software and/or reporting-dashboard technology.
  • Experience with educational data, student information data specifically.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: #6624
Posted: 5/23/2018
Application Due: 7/22/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,907 per month.