Intermediate/Senior Research Analyst (Career Track) - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah


United States
(JPP08615)

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Detailed Job Description

Researches information to support the planning, measurement, and evaluation of the university’s mission and goals. Helps develop research methodology designed to guide decision-makers solve problems and address issues. Maintains information and reports and communicates findings relevant to the process of solving specified problems. Institutional Research and Information (IRI) is organized into two teams: (1) Assessment Support, Analysis, and Survey Research and (2) Data Management, Analysis, and Reporting. Although the general skillsets needed for each role are similar, specific skills may be emphasized depending on the vacancy being filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Public Administration, Education Administration, Business Administration, Research/Evaluation or a related field or a combination of education and experience totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

This is a Career Ladder position and will be placed at one of the following levels depending on qualifications:

Intermediate level: Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience or any combination of education and experience totaling six years. Related degrees might include: Administration (Educational, Public, or Business), Behavioral Science, Research/Evaluation, Information Systems, etc.

Senior level: Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree and three years of related experience or any combination of education and experience totaling seven years. Related degrees might include: Administration (Educational, Public, or Business), Behavioral Science, Research/Evaluation, Information Systems, etc.

Knowledge

Basic understanding of research/assessment design in social science, including questionnaire design, survey methodology, descriptive and inferential statistics.

Knowledge and use of computer systems and software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.

Knowledge of privacy and compliance regulations (including FERPA, HIPPA, etc.).

Skills

Skill in verbal and written communication, both in informal and formal contexts.
Skill in the effective visualization of data.

Abilities

Ability to support a project from inception through the design, implementation, and extraction/collection of data to the creation of the final report and presentation.
Ability to present himself/herself as professional, competent, and cordial.
Ability to collaborate within the department and with data stewards and custodians.

Pay Range

$19.81 to $26.09 per hour DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Institutional Research/IInfo
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Institutional Research and Planning
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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