Baylor University’s Office of Institutional Research & Testing seeks two energetic, creative, and ambitious colleagues to become Senior Research & Planning Associates and join a team dedicated to contextualizing institutional decision-making. We seek individuals who excel at framing the results of research and policy analysis (about students, faculty, etc.) in a clear, cogent, concise, and compelling fashion.
The successful candidates possess the following characteristics:
• Significant experience with survey research design and administration;
• Experience with qualitative research design and implementation;
• Superior quantitative, statistical, and analytical skills;
• Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and presentation skills;
• A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, senior executives, and other administrative staff; and
• A keen understanding of the academic enterprise within a research university.
The Office of Institutional Research & Testing is a component of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, reporting to the Provost. The Senior Research and Planning Associates will report to the Associate Director of Institutional Research & Testing. In partnership with others from the office, these individuals will work collaboratively with central administration and college/school staff, as well as faculty, on institutional fact-finding, policy development, and practical implementation teams, committees, and task forces.
Three to five years of experience and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant Social Science discipline (statistics, sociology, economics, higher education, etc.) is required, though a Doctorate is preferred. Demonstrated Christian faith is required.
To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the Baylor University on-line application at http://jobs.baylor.edu , along with the submission of a resume and cover letter. For full consideration, please submit your application materials by December 18, 2012; however, the review process will continue until the position is filled.
Baylor University is the oldest continually-operating university in Texas and the largest Baptist University in the world. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Baylor blends an international reputation for educational excellence and a strong Christian commitment with a robust research program aimed at the discovery of new knowledge across all academic disciplines. With a total student enrollment of more than 15,000, Baylor offers 147 baccalaureate, 74 master and 31 doctoral degree programs across 11 academic divisions.
Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.