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Research Analyst

Central Arizona College
Coolidge, AZ
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Jun 27, 2021

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Perform highly skilled professional functions in the design and reporting of research projects.



  • Design quantitative and qualitative research studies, using knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of research design, methodologies, and statistics; use statistical methods to explore and analyze problems and predict future performance and/or policy implications to specific areas of study.
  • Design effective survey instruments and coordinate all activities associated with the survey study including formatting, scanning, describing, analyzing, summarizing’ and presenting results. Monitor and collect research data to assess accuracy, validity, and reliability. Write reports highlighting key findings and conclusions, and make presentations of results.
  • Conduct statistical analyses of data and interpret the results. Review and verify factors affecting data reliability, procedural integrity, coding accuracy, data security and related issues, input data and create spreadsheets and files for special projects sources.
  • Create and maintain databases for research queries from a wide variety of internal and external sources. Respond to requests for data from internal and external sources.
  • Provide customized reports, highlighting main findings and key points, and effectively communicate the results to the user both orally and in writing. Make recommendations based upon findings.
  • Perform other duties commensurate with the functions and level of the position to include the recruitment and retention of students. Participate in both District-wide and various campus community activities as appropriate.
  • Qualifications

    EDUCATION: Master's Degree

    EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of applicable experience


  • Experience conducting data analysis
  • Experience presenting results of data analysis
  • Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Experience writing SQL code
  • Experience using report-building software such as Power BI, SSRS/Report Builder or Tableau
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel
  • Experience working at an institution of higher education
  • SALARY: Entry salary $61,784.00 - $65,491.00 annual
    (Dependent upon qualifications)

    Applications must include the following documents to be considered:Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)Resume or Curriculum VitaeUnofficial TranscriptsApplications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered. Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.The level of background verification for this position is: Standard LevelKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of research design and methodology (Qualitative and Quantitative Research methods).
  • Skills in statistical analysis.
    • Skill in working with relational databases.
    • Skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Skill in analytical evaluation.
    • Skill in verbal and written communication.
    • Knowledge of organizational processes in a research office.
    • Ability to read, interpret and follow compliance requirements.
    Central Arizona College (the College) is committed to provide equal employment opportunity in decisions involving hiring, evaluation, promotion, advancement and discipline, and educational opportunity to all applicants and employees. The College will hire without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.


    Welcome to Central Arizona College! We invite you to make Central Arizona College your employer of choice. Join our dedicated, award-winning faculty and see our quality classroom facilities and equipment. Central Arizona College is a fully-accredited, comprehensive community college with a national reputation for academic and athletic excellence. As a state public institution of higher education, Central Arizona College is a multi-campus community college serving primarily the people of Pinal County. The open door concept provides access to educational opportunities for people with diverse interests, talents, abilities, ages, cultural backgrounds, and ethnic views. We are a learning institution committed to excellence in learning; student achievement and success; leadership and service to community; and providing a quality environment for achieving personal excellence and growth. We invite you to join us.
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