[TACRAO] Listserv Job Announcement: Institutional Research Associate at UT Arlington

Ignatenko, Dennis ignatenko at uta.edu
Tue Jun 11 12:36:59 CDT 2013


The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking candidates for Institutional Research Associate position at the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness. Please apply online by using the link below or forward this announcement to your colleagues.

Institutional Research Associate
Hiring department:         Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness
Monthly salary:                 $3,750+ depending on qualifications
Posting number                13-05-31-01-9178
Earliest Start Date            Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Location               Arlington, TX


To support institutional and unit policy development and program planning, evaluation, outcomes assessment, and decision-making through the design and execution of institutional research studies, including data analysis, interpretation, reporting, and developing recommendations for institutional action.

Essential functions

Collects, analyzes, interprets and reports University-related information.
Collaborates with clients and users to develop requirements for reports and analyses.
Extracts data using SQL or database reporting tools and solutions.
Develops and conducts surveys.
Serves as a consultant for others on survey development or other research-related issues.
Keeps informed of best practices and relevant research projects conducted on other campuses through conference attendance, networking, and/or research on the web.
Proofreads all reports, correspondence, and statistical tables for accuracy and completeness. Participates in outcomes assessment projects as needed.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in higher education, social science, educational research, statistics, computer science, computer information systems or related discipline.
3 years of experience in educational research or a related field.
Proficiency with Excel, SPSS, or similar statistical software.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft or other ERP.
Familiarity with SQL database programming.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work with minimum supervision and collaborate in a team environment.

Preferred qualifications

PhD preferred.
Understanding of relational databases and experience with Oracle OBIEE or similar BI reporting tools.
Experience in a decision support and/or data mining environment is a plus.
Prior experience in a similar office in higher education.
Familiarity with outcomes assessment.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disabilities, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All positions at the University require a Criminal Background Check. Employment offers are contingent upon the results of the Criminal Background Check. UT Arlington is a tobacco free campus.

Thank you,

Dennis Ignatenko  Director of Analysis
Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness
The University of Texas at Arlington
301 S. Center Street, Suite 412, Arlington, TX 76019-0120
817.272.3365 | ignatenko at uta.edu | www.uta.edu/irp
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