Research Analyst II

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Temple University

Temple University is a national center of excellence in teaching and research with an international presence and a commitment to community. Our talented faculty and broad curriculum of more than 500 academic programs provide superior educational opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students, without regard to their status or station in life. Temple's richly diverse student population and growing residential campus community combine to enrich not only the educational experiences of our students, but also their lives beyond academics. While the university especially serves students from Greater Philadelphia, it is enlivened by a rapidly increasing number of students from across Pennsylvania, throughout the nation and around the world. We maintain an international presence with campuses in Tokyo and Rome and programs in London, Beijing, and other locations worldwide. A longtime leader in professional education, Temple prepares the largest body of practitioners in Pennsylvania; we are among the nation's largest educators in the combined fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry and law. In addition, we offer more than four dozen doctoral and more than 175 Master's degree programs that contribute to research and scholarship. Temple seeks to create new knowledge that improves the human condition and uplifts the human spirit. To achieve this goal, we maintain our commitment to recruiting, retaining and supporting outstanding faculty who prize diversity of thought, excel in scholarly endeavors and support the aspirations of capable students.
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Research Analyst II
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Brief Description
This Research Analyst II position in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (IRA) is part of the Assessment and Evaluation team. This position provides research and data analysis used to inform planning and decision making, assessment of student learning and aspects of institutional effectiveness. With limited direction, the incumbent is required to design and execute appropriate research methodologies and data collection processes for a variety of issues important to the university, including but not limited to, university-wide course and teaching evaluations and placement assessment for incoming students. Performs other duties, as assigned.
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Education Level Required
Location City
Philadelphia, PA 19122, United states
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Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in social science, statistics, educational research, or related field. At least two years direct experience in institutional research, or similar field. Demonstrated experience with statistical software packages such as SPSS or SAS along with web application programs. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
Required Skills & Abilities:
* Proven ability to independently develop appropriate research methodologies for the research question/data inquiry at hand.
* Strong quantitative data analysis skills.
* Demonstrated data management skills including the ability to manage large data sets.
* Advanced proficiency in Excel.
* Knowledge of intermediate/advanced statistics, and strong analytical skill set.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Proven ability to effectively organize and present data in both graphic and tabular presentations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills with the proven ability to write effectively without the need of an external editor.
* Strong customer service skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff.
* Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, in a fast paced environment.
* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other applications software. 
* Master's degree or PhD in social sciences, statistics, educational research, or related field. 
* Experience working in an Institutional Research office.
* Experience working with Banner (or other student information / ERP systems). 
* Experience with Structured Query Language and/or Cognos.