Sr. Institutional Research Analyst
Johns Hopkins University
General DescriptionTheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ AnalystÂ supportsÂ institutionalÂ researchÂ andÂ assessmentÂ functions forÂ HomewoodÂ StudentÂ AffairsÂ (HSA).Â TheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ Analyst'sÂ activities contributeÂ toÂ informedÂ decisionÂ makingÂ primarilyÂ aboutÂ undergraduateÂ studentsÂ inÂ KriegerÂ SchoolÂ of ArtsÂ andÂ SciencesÂ andÂ WhitingÂ SchoolÂ ofÂ Engineering.Â TheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ Analyst's activitiesÂ requireÂ workingÂ collaborativelyÂ withÂ universityÂ andÂ schoolÂ departments,Â includingÂ offices inÂ HomewoodÂ StudentÂ Affairs,Â theÂ OfficeÂ ofÂ InstitutionalÂ Research,Â UndergraduateÂ Admissions, UndergraduateÂ AcademicÂ Advising,Â andÂ InformationÂ TechnologyÂ offices.Â
UnderÂ theÂ guidanceÂ ofÂ theÂ DirectorÂ ofÂ AssessmentÂ andÂ Analysis,Â theÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ Research AnalystÂ takesÂ theÂ leadÂ onÂ researchÂ initiativesÂ thatÂ answerÂ importantÂ strategicÂ questionsÂ for HomewoodÂ StudentÂ AffairsÂ andÂ theÂ University.Â ThisÂ workÂ involvesÂ developingÂ clearÂ research objectivesÂ andÂ questions,Â workingÂ withÂ executives,Â facultyÂ andÂ staffÂ acrossÂ theÂ universityÂ toÂ collect andÂ refineÂ data,Â producingÂ descriptiveÂ andÂ inferentialÂ analyses,Â synthesizingÂ findingsÂ inÂ writtenÂ and graphicalÂ reports,Â andÂ presentingÂ resultsÂ toÂ audiences.Â TheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ Analyst appliesÂ advancedÂ knowledgeÂ ofÂ researchÂ methodologyÂ andÂ statisticsÂ toÂ conductÂ analysesÂ and assessmentsÂ relatedÂ toÂ theÂ undergraduateÂ studentÂ experienceÂ andÂ studentÂ learningÂ outcomes.Â The SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ AnalystÂ performsÂ allÂ phasesÂ ofÂ surveyÂ researchÂ andÂ assessment, includingÂ problemÂ definition,Â studyÂ design,Â dataÂ collection,Â analysis,Â interpretation,Â and disseminationÂ ofÂ findings.Â WithÂ respectÂ toÂ theÂ aforementionedÂ activities,Â theÂ SeniorÂ IRÂ Analyst consultsÂ andÂ partnersÂ withÂ stakeholdersÂ toÂ determineÂ researchÂ andÂ assessmentÂ needs;Â extractsÂ and compilesÂ dataÂ fromÂ universityÂ databases,Â internalÂ officesÂ andÂ departments,Â andÂ externalÂ sources;Â and respondsÂ toÂ internalÂ andÂ externalÂ requestsÂ forÂ information.Â
JobÂ Responsibilities: TheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ AnalystÂ conductsÂ descriptiveÂ andÂ predictiveÂ analysesÂ toÂ better supportÂ decisionÂ makingÂ andÂ highlightÂ achievements/excellenceÂ withÂ regardÂ toÂ theÂ student experienceÂ andÂ studentÂ outcomes.Â TheÂ analystÂ blendsÂ dataÂ fromÂ divergentÂ sourcesÂ utilizingÂ existing institutionalÂ dataÂ andÂ relevantÂ externalÂ dataÂ toÂ provideÂ analyticsÂ onÂ subjectsÂ ofÂ interestÂ toÂ theÂ campus community. HarnessesÂ insightsÂ fromÂ surveyÂ dataÂ toÂ betterÂ supportÂ keyÂ institutionalÂ prioritiesÂ includingÂ student retention,Â engagement,Â andÂ satisfactionÂ withÂ clear,Â timely,Â andÂ actionableÂ informationÂ thatÂ is summarizedÂ inÂ reportsÂ andÂ visualizations.Â TheÂ analystÂ overseesÂ surveyÂ researchÂ projects,Â including theÂ developmentÂ ofÂ surveyÂ strategiesÂ andÂ plans;Â instruments;Â surveyÂ administration;Â andÂ sharingÂ of resultsÂ withinÂ theÂ campusÂ community. FacilitatesÂ goodÂ assessmentÂ andÂ evaluationÂ practicesÂ throughÂ clearlyÂ communicatedÂ learning outcomes,Â solidÂ methodology,Â andÂ theÂ informedÂ usedÂ ofÂ dataÂ toÂ supportÂ theÂ successÂ ofÂ studentsÂ and programsÂ andÂ theÂ realizationÂ ofÂ HSAsÂ strategicÂ vision.Â TheÂ SeniorÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ Analyst coordinatesÂ theÂ cycleÂ ofÂ assessmentÂ forÂ HSA,Â whichÂ includesÂ consultation,Â design,Â collecting,Â and interpretingÂ assessmentÂ dataÂ forÂ theÂ purposeÂ ofÂ documentingÂ achievementsÂ andÂ developingÂ plansÂ of action. HoldsÂ aÂ keyÂ roleÂ inÂ managingÂ institutionalÂ data.Â TheÂ analystÂ coordinatesÂ theÂ developmentÂ and maintenanceÂ ofÂ dataÂ managementÂ systemsÂ forÂ surveysÂ andÂ institutionalÂ dataÂ relatedÂ toÂ the undergraduateÂ studentÂ experience.Â IncludesÂ coordinatingÂ andÂ maintainingÂ calendars,Â databases,Â and dataÂ warehousing. CoordinatesÂ withÂ InstitutionalÂ ResearchÂ toÂ completeÂ theÂ CommonÂ DataÂ SetÂ andÂ guidebooksÂ (e.g., PrincetonÂ Review,Â Peterson's,Â CollegeÂ Board)Â toÂ supportÂ complianceÂ withÂ publicÂ disclosure initiatives. ServesÂ onÂ keyÂ committeesÂ andÂ workingÂ groupsÂ relatedÂ toÂ theÂ undergraduateÂ experience TheÂ SeniorÂ IRÂ AnalystÂ supervisesÂ upÂ toÂ twoÂ graduateÂ assistants.
QualificationsBachelor'sÂ degreeÂ requiredÂ inÂ aÂ technicalÂ fieldÂ thatÂ requiresÂ significantÂ workÂ inÂ research andÂ statisticalÂ methodsÂ (computerÂ scienceÂ orÂ informationÂ scienceÂ preferred,Â orÂ socialÂ science, business,Â statistics,Â etc.).Â AdditionalÂ relatedÂ experienceÂ mayÂ substituteÂ forÂ additonalÂ educational credentials,Â toÂ theÂ extentÂ permittedÂ byÂ theÂ JHUÂ equivalencyÂ formula.Â Master'sÂ degreeÂ preferred. Degree(s)Â inÂ theÂ socialÂ sciences,Â math,Â informationÂ systemsÂ orÂ computerÂ scienceÂ preferred.
Experience: AÂ minimumÂ ofÂ threeÂ yearsÂ ofÂ relatedÂ experienceÂ isÂ required.Â AdditionalÂ directlyÂ relatedÂ experience mayÂ substituteÂ forÂ education. ExperienceÂ inÂ surveyÂ researchÂ includingÂ directÂ experienceÂ withÂ researchÂ design,Â instrumentÂ design, surveyÂ sampling,Â andÂ managingÂ andÂ analyzingÂ largeÂ dataÂ sets. ExperienceÂ inÂ dataÂ intensiveÂ researchÂ orÂ reportingÂ includingÂ directÂ experienceÂ withÂ researchÂ design, instrumentÂ design,Â surveyÂ sampling,Â andÂ managingÂ andÂ analyzingÂ largeÂ dataÂ sets MustÂ possessÂ provenÂ writtenÂ andÂ verbalÂ skillsÂ asÂ itÂ relatedÂ toÂ generatingÂ reportsÂ andÂ presenting material TrackÂ recordÂ ofÂ workingÂ independentlyÂ andÂ collaborationÂ withÂ colleagues.Â MustÂ beÂ ableÂ toÂ exercise judgmentÂ withÂ minimalÂ supervision
SpecialÂ SkillsÂ andÂ Knowledge:Â KnowledgeÂ ofÂ basicÂ andÂ advancedÂ statisticalÂ methods AbilityÂ toÂ prioritizeÂ conflictingÂ demands AbilityÂ toÂ workÂ independentlyÂ asÂ wellÂ asÂ collaborativelyÂ withÂ externalÂ stakeholders StrongÂ interpersonalÂ skillsÂ andÂ abilityÂ toÂ applyÂ tactÂ andÂ goodÂ judgmentÂ inÂ dealingÂ withÂ allÂ levelsÂ of universityÂ staff,Â administrators,Â faculty,Â andÂ students PoliticallyÂ awareÂ andÂ ableÂ toÂ maintainÂ confidentiality Preferred Qualifications ExperienceÂ inÂ InstitutionalÂ Research ExperienceÂ usingÂ SASÂ orÂ SPSS,Â Tableau,Â and/orÂ RapidÂ InsightÂ Veera ExperienceÂ withÂ qualitativeÂ analysis
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