Survey Project Manager and Data Analyst

Employer Info:

Berklee College of Music

Berklee is the preeminent institute of contemporary music and the performing arts, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and through its award-winning distance learning program, Berklee Online.
Job Name
Survey Project Manager and Data Analyst
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Brief Description
Under the direct supervision of the associate director of institutional research and assessment, the survey project manager and data analyst manages key survey projects for the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA), as well as cleaning, analyzing, and reporting on survey results and institutional data. This role contributes to several recurring OIRA research projects and accreditation reporting, including Berklee compliance reports (IPEDS, Common Data Set, the Factbook).
Job Category
Institutional Research
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Boston, MA , United states
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Job Details


  • Bachelor’s degree in data or research related field.

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience working with research, data analysis, and/or project management. 

  • Fluent in English.



Research and Accreditation

  • Managing institutional survey research projects, such as student satisfaction and engagement surveys, campus climate surveys, staff surveys, and alumni surveys.

  • Creating, editing, and reporting results from internal surveys, and crafting engaging infographics for reports.

  • Collecting, cleaning, merging, and managing data from multiple sources.

  • Supporting completion of annual reports to outside agencies, including IPEDS and surveys sponsored by news and education organizations (US News, Peterson’s, Princeton Review, etc.)

  • Assisting with research and evaluation projects, including, but not limited to, compliance reports and a variety of internal research requests. 

  • Managing content on the Institutional Research and Assessment page on

  • Hiring, training, and managing student workers to assist with OIRA projects, such as administering the graduating exit survey. 

  • Assisting with coordination for Institutional Review Board (IRB) meetings, accreditation visits, and other office events.


Course Evaluation Survey Management

  • Prepare, administer, and manage student end of semester course evaluation surveys.  

  • Act as the primary point of contact for answering course survey questions from faculty, department chairs, and students.

  • Develop, and continually update, Berklee specific guidebooks and printed materials for faculty and department administrators on how to use the Course Evaluation system (Watermark) and interpret the results.

  • Present course survey information to faculty and staff through printed materials and possibly at campus events such as new faculty orientation.



  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Microsoft Excel, survey software (such as Qualtrics), and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to produce accurate work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with necessary discretion to work with confidential information.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet predetermined deadlines.

  • Ability to join data from various databases and systems into workable data sets.

  • Full awareness of and commitment to Berklee’s diversity initiatives.

  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives, and experiences.