Institutional Research Analyst

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Under the direction and supervision of the Administrative Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research and as part of the IR Team, the Institutional Research Analyst will assist in planning, conducting, and coordinating a comprehensive institutional research program. The Institutional Research Analyst will gather, summarize, evaluate, and distribute information and research to support decision-making and planning.

The emphasis of this position will be on collecting and summarizing data to support decision making utilizing best practices in reporting, presenting, and visualizing data. One of the primary areas of focus will be survey administration.

Work contacts will include administrators, faculty, staff, students, representatives of business/industry, community organizations, accrediting agencies, and State and Federal education entities.


  • Collaborates with partners in the development of institutional surveys. Oversees the development and administration of surveys and analyzes and summarizes survey results to be distributed in written format to survey stakeholders.
  • Collects, compiles, analyzes, and summarizes data to support institutional decision-making and policy analysis.
  • Gathers data for and assists with the compiling, process tracking and writing of documents related to new programs, substantive changes and various other types of institutional, state and federal reporting.
  • Responds to internal requests for time-critical, ad-hoc requests for data and information. Organizes, analyzes and interprets information clearly and effectively, in written and/or visual form.
  • Develops and implements procedures for collecting, analyzing and reporting qualitative and quantitative information.
  • Analyzes trends in community college education, college characteristics and community characteristics to assist with the planning and information needs of the College.
  • Assists with conducting effective environmental scans of both internal and external trends on a regular basis.
  • Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
  • Promote and support the College’s diversity goals; promote/support Access, Fair Employment, EEO, Equity and Diversity programs.
  • Promote and support the College’s organizational environment goals. Maximize operational efficiency by enhancing policies and procedures, staffing, and communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices, and maximize a positive and engaging organizational environment by encouraging input, reflective and transparent communication, and compassion and respect toward the views and ideas of others.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social/behavioral sciences, education, or other related field of study.
  • Three (3) years work experience related to data analysis and/or research.


Southeast Community College is a two‑year institution of higher education governed by an 11‑member board of governors elected from the college’s 15‑county service area. The college operates on the quarter system and has campuses in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford. The fall 2013 enrollment was 9,751 students. SCC has more than 50 Programs of Study, many technical in nature, and most can be completed in 18-24 months. The college also serves nearly 35,000 non‑credit students enrolled in Continuing Education classes on the campuses and in communities throughout southeast Nebraska. An outstanding continuing education program provides technical, occupational, and leisure classes to regional residents and businesses. Continuing education offers classrooms and labs for technical training for individuals and workforce development for employers.


SCC’s Entrepreneurship Center, located in Lincoln, serves as a resource center for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. The center staff offers assistance to anyone interested in starting a business or looking for direction on their path to business independence. One floor of the center is dedicated to business incubation. The center also hosts credit and non‑credit classes on entrepreneurship and is home to Lincoln Public School’s Entrepreneurship Focus Program (until summer 2015) and the Information Technology Program. Ninety-four percent of the students who graduated in 2013-2014 found employment or continued their education.


Mission Statement: Southeast Community College values the opportunity to provide quality career/technical and academic educational opportunities for the students, businesses and communities of our district.


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