Institutional Research Analyst

Employer Info:

MCPHS University
Job Name
Institutional Research Analyst
Posting Date
Brief Description
The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for the analysis of institutional data to support a culture of data-informed decision-making on campus. This work will include managing the lifecycle of university surveys and the regular and on-going analysis of university survey data, student success metrics, enrollment management trends, academic data, and KPIs. This position is responsible for a broad range of activities involving data collection, analysis and reporting in academic and administrative areas.
Job Category
Institutional Research
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Boston, MA 02115, United states
How to Apply
Please complete an employment application at the providing link, including attaching a cover letter and a resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.
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Job Details
  • Manages the lifecycle of University surveys; designing and administering surveys, compiling results, and interpreting the data in written analysis.
  • Provides support for survey design, implementation and interpretation as needed by academic programs and other University constituencies.
  • Manages data sets, verifies data to ensure data integrity, and prepares reports and analyses in support of other key institutional activities and strategic plan goals
  • Compiles data and puts in a useable format in support of departmental and program reviews, assessment, strategic planning, grant proposals, and annual reports
  • Plans, prepares, and produces a variety of regular and ad-hoc queries, reports, and presentations to meet external reporting requirements, such as IPEDS, accrediting agencies, state reporting, etc.; and internal informational needs
  • Works with colleagues throughout the University to determine information needs and identifies data to respond to those needs
  • Develops and updates data visualizations and dashboards to support data-driven decision-making and strategic planning
  • Conducts statistical analyses to support institutional planning, analysis and process improvement
  • Stays current in field maintaining professional networks and attending seminars, workshops, and/or conferences as appropriate
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Bachelor's degree in a research-related field, such as statistics, mathematics, social science, behavioral science, information science
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in research methodology, statistical analysis, trending, interpretation of data and findings, and familiarity with data collection and preparation
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methodology, preferably in a higher education environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels, and to work as a team.
  • Strong self-initiative and service orientation.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (Tableau preferred)
  • Experience with large databases and quantitative analytical tools, such as SPSS or SAS
  • Experience in survey design, development, implementation and reporting. (Qualtrics experience preferred.)
  • Strong MS Office Skills, in particular with Excel
MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

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MCPHS University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.