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Analyst, Research

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Job Number 1903006
Analyst, Research

Closing Date: 03/22/2019
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Position InformationLocationHighland Business CenterHours40 hours/week as assigned. Generally Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pmSalaryProfessional 2/121 ($43,769.00 - $62,529.00)FLSA StatusExemptReports ToManager, ReportingCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.General Statement of Job

To support collegewide institutional effectiveness and accountability efforts by conducting institutional research and analysis to provide information for the collegewide decisions support systems.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conducts research, analyses, interprets data, and formats related reports.
  • Provides data analysis support for institutional reporting, ad hoc studies, and requests for information.
  • Performs technical tasks and provides technical support with particular emphasis on collection, interpretation, reporting, aggregation, and evaluation of data; writes and maintains custom programs to support internal and external reports.
  • Designs and develops statistical reports and analyses for collegewide use.
  • Develops systematic reporting capabilities, documentation, and web-based sites related to institutional effectiveness.
  • Coordinates the development of institutional publications, forms, surveys, and/or quality initiatives.
  • Provides training and support as required.
  • Maintains relevant databases and/or Internet presence as required.
  • Coordinates the completion and submission of Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys. Provides technical assistance to different offices to implement changes to processes and procedures as required for the completion of these surveys.
  • Coordinates the publication of the Fact Book Preview and Full Fact Book. This includes working with other departments as needed.
  • Develops and maintains simple to complex queries for data extraction and analysis. Prepares related reports and summaries as needed (i.e., IPEDS, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Accountability System, publications, external surveys, and ad hoc requests).
  • Additional Job Specific Duties

    Coordinates the completion and submission of the Gainful Employment reports. This includes collection and validation of data submission, and collection of required information for posting to the disclosure websites.KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Statistical analysis methods and software. Application/report development. Database development. Client-server technology and GUI environments. Compliance requirements in relation to college reporting. Quality initiatives and measurements.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy. Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through. Conducting statistical analysis. Querying and extracting data from large databases. Producing data reports from complex data sets. Developing surveys and analyzing survey data. Using a variety of software to produce reports. Coordinating external reports to state agencies. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills

    Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Use query and control languages, data extraction and reporting, and network servers.Required Work Experience

  • Two years related work experience.
  • Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other

    Depending on area of specialization, may include knowledge of programs used in educational institutions and/or data warehousing and data mining.Physical Requirements

    Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.Safety

  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
  • ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

    DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.




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    Posted: 3/9/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2019
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