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The office of Institutional Research reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor. The mission of Institutional Research is to enhance and foster the effectiveness of UC San Diego by providing institutional research, analyses, and data that supports and strengthens the operation, decision making, policy formulation, and planning processes for faculty and staff at all levels of the organization.
With project direction from assigned campus partners, the Institutional Research Analyst 3 plays a key role in developing and supporting a variety of high-level institutional research functions to advance the business goals and objectives of all assigned areas of support. The incumbent will work closely and collaboratively with a variety of campus constituents, and actively participate in meetings, work groups, committees, and similar activities to advance the programs, services, and activities of all designated areas.
This position is responsible for researching, extracting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting institutional data from various internal and external information systems and sources for campus constituents, Office of the President, State and Federal agencies, and accreditation agencies. This work includes developing statistical findings, interpreting data results, creating reports, and making recommendations as they relate to a wide variety of areas, including but not limited to: equity, diversity and inclusion analyses, resource allocation, faculty merit reviews, instructional workload, institutional planning, policy formulation, program evaluation, campus accreditation, enrollment planning, policy analysis, workforce and population studies and projections, strategic planning and campus decision making.
The incumbent will work as a liaison between the unit, ITS, and other campus units to assist in local data integrations to campus data systems. Designs, develops, organizes, and maintains the Institutional Research (IR) website; designs and produces web-ready texts, graphics, forms, data and report infographics, visualizations, dashboards.
The work location is hybrid.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Graduation from college with a major in business administration, statistics, educational administration, or an allied field, and FOUR (4) years of experience in university administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge and experience in data management computer applications, query tools (e.g., SQL)and relational databases in order to extract data from existing systems and restructure data in a manner that allows for robust analysis and information.
Experience in formulating and recommending plans, programs, and policies that may have campus wide impact, based on quantitative and qualitative research.
Demonstrated ability to utilize statistical software (SPSS/SAS/STATA or equivalent) in order to analyze complex and diverse computer generated data.
Proven knowledge of research design and methods. Strong experience in planning, developing, and carrying out survey research, including the design and development of survey instruments.
Proficiency in organizing and reporting data with strong attention to detail and accuracy and ability to solve complex research methodology. Experience in interpreting and evaluating research results.
Requires general knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of common organization-specific computer application programs; knowledge of organizational principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data (for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA).
Strong ability to present information in a clear concise manner verbally and in writing. Skill in speaking before large and small audiences with clarity, poise, and confidence. Experience in researching, writing and discussing institutional research reports for campus wide constituency, including definition of issues and/or problems, quantitative results of statistical analyses, and communications to academic and administrative management.
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies (e.g., longitudinal analysis and analysis of survey data.) Proficiency in organizing and reporting dat
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