The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is seeking a Research Analyst. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Research Analyst provides support for the following:
Design, collection, reporting, analysis and presentation of institutional data and information. Reports may include tables, charts, dashboards, executive summaries, or others as needed.
Assist with various tasks associated with assessment studies, analysis, and evaluation of academic and non-academic operations.
Survey research analysis, which includes survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, statistical analysis, presentation, and visualization of results.
Responding to external requests for information, such as IPEDS (U.S. Dept. of Education), U.S. News & World Report, among others.
Assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases.
The successful candidate must have the ability and working knowledge to successfully perform the essential functions of the position or be able to demonstrate how the functions will be performed. The Institutional Effectiveness Office is responsible for producing official reports to various external agencies and internal constituents. The Research Analyst plays a significant role in ensuring that data and information produced by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness is delivered accurately and in a timely manner.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required
Bachelors' Degree required in social science, statistics, research methodology, higher education, or a related discipline.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in managing large data sets, analyzing data using statistical techniques and software, and reporting data in meaningful format.
Advanced skills using Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated experience using statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, or other similar tools.
Experience in survey development, implementation, and reporting, especially in Qualtrics.
The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.
For consideration, please upload your resume and cover letter. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field.
USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Community
USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live. It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations. With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia. For more information about UCD, please visit their website at: https://www.universitycity.org/
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About University of the Sciences
The University/College: University of the Sciences is located in the University City district of Philadelphia. This diverse area is home to two major research universities, an academic healthcare system, and world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Veterans Administration hospital. These provide a rich variety of clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. The campus is minutes from the culturally vibrant city center of Philadelphia. University of the Sciences is internationally recognized for its unique range of life science and health science majors within the University.