Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Institutional Research Analyst supports the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences’ institutional research function of capturing, analyzing, and interpreting data on faculty, students, courses, curriculum and other critical academic information for school and university leadership. The Analyst collects, refines, and curates data from internal information systems and surveys and present results of research in a clear, concise and compelling fashion.
The Analyst will have the skill to lead research initiatives that answer important strategic questions. This will involve developing clear research objectives and questions; working with administration, faculty and staff from the School to collect and refine data; producing descriptive and inferential analyses; summarizing findings in written and graphical report; and presenting results to audiences. Works collaboratively with university and school departments, Office of Institutional Research, IT, and administrative units. The Analyst serves as the school’s data steward for information on academics and supports standard data reporting requirements.
The Institutional Research Analyst reports directly to the Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Identifies sources for information and coordinates reporting efforts and accuracy of data.
Investigates known and potential data problems in information systems used at the school.
Provides responses to recurring ad hoc data requests from university executive, academic, and administrative offices.
Independently analyzes data and writes narrative reports and creates original charts, graphs, and tables using graphics, spreadsheets, and word processing software.
Supports the decision making of the school’s leadership by extracting and statistically analyzing school data and presenting findings.
Identifies trends, opportunities, and concerns through data analysis.
Determines plan of action, establishes timelines, and monitors task completion of Institutional Research projects.
Updates appropriate staff with project information via written and oral presentations when necessary.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in computer science, business statistics, or related field.
One year related experience required.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and consistent analyses
excellentorganization and documentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects andmeet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently andcollaborate with others
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills
Discretion to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information
Command of terms, definitions, standards and sources of information in highereducation
Advanced skills with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Classified Title: Institutional Research Analyst Working Title: Institutional Research Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195-$62,225; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001346-Dean Office of Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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