Institutional Research Analyst

University of Cincinnati   Cincinnati, OH   Full-time     Research
Posted on April 25, 2022
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Institutional Research Analyst

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

At UC, today's possibilities spark tomorrow's reality.

Job Overview
Collect, design, analyze, report, and present institutional data related to various internal and external sources.

Essential Functions

  • Design, collect, report, analyze, and present institutional data and information.
  • Assist as needed to support reporting to state and federal governments, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), external agencies and other accrediting bodies, including the U.S. Department of Education via IPEDS, Ohio Department of Education via HEI, AAUP, NCAA and US News and World Report.
  • Prepare extensive reports, including dashboards' design and maintenance. Write narratives to interpret data to actionable information. Create tables and graphs to depict information succinctly.
  • Assist with various tasks associated with assessment studies, analysis, and evaluation of academic and non-academic topics.
  • Conduct survey research analysis including survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, presentation and visualization of results.
  • Assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of experience in data analysis, including the management of data sets and the generation of reports from large databases.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master's degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
  • Higher education experience.
  • Experience designing, maintaining and publishing dashboarding tools, such as Tableau, or data coding such as SAS, SPSS, or SQL.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.