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Institutional Research Analyst

Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

We are seeking an Institutional Research Analyst (IRA) to support the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences' institutional research function of capturing, analyzing, and interpreting data on faculty, students, courses, curriculum, and other critical academic information for school and university leadership. The IRA collects, refines, and curates' data from internal information systems and surveys and presents the results of research in a clear, concise, and compelling fashion. The IRA will have the skills to lead research initiatives that answer important strategic questions. This will involve developing clear research objectives and questions; working with administration, faculty, and staff from the school to collect and refine data; producing descriptive and inferential analyses; summarizing findings in written and graphical reports; and presenting results to audiences. Works collaboratively with university and school departments, the Office of Institutional Research, IT, and administrative units. The IRA serves as the school's data steward for information and supports standard data reporting requirements. The Institutional Research Analyst reports directly to the Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Institutional Research Activities

  • Identifies sources for information and coordinates reporting efforts and accuracy of data.
  • Investigates known and potential data problems in information systems used at the school.
  • Responds to recurring ad hoc data requests from university executive, academic, and administrative offices.
  • Independently analyzes data writes narrative reports and creates original charts, graphs, and tables using graphics, spreadsheets, and word processing software.
  • Supports the decision-making of the school's leadership by extracting and statistically analyzing school data and presenting findings.
  • Identifies trends, opportunities, and concerns through data analysis.
  • Determines plan of action, establishes timelines, and monitors task completion of Institutional Research projects.
  • Updates appropriate staff with project information via written and oral presentations when necessary.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and consistent analyses.
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills
  • Discretion to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information.
  • Command of terms, definitions, standards, and sources of information in higher education.
  • Strong technical skills and programming experience with analytical tools (e.g., SPSS, Power BI, Tableau).
  • Advanced skills with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications

  • Strong technical skills and programming experience with analytical tools (e.g., SPSS, Power BI, Tableau)
  • Advanced skills with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • One year experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Classified Title: Institutional Research Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC
Starting Salary Range: $47,500 - $65,400 - $83,300 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
Department name: Dean Office of
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

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