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Institutional Research Analyst I
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Institutional Research Analyst I
Department - Institutional Effectiveness Open Until Filled Yes Educational and Experience Requirement Bachelor s degree required in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Management Information Systems or related field with coursework in statistics. One year of work experience in a data analysis or research position with at least basic knowledge of one of the following Statistical Packages: Social Science (SPSS) Structured Query Language (SQL), SAS, R, or Python. Six months of experience performing all of the following operations may be substituted for one year of work experience: data preparation (database query, data cleaning, collation, computation, and documentation); data manipulation; statistical data analysis and interpretation; reporting with graphs and pivot tables. Experience working in a higher education environment, teaching or supervising, is helpful. Must demonstrate intermediate proficiency in Excel and basic proficiency in the use of any one of the listed statistical packages, and SQL. Proficiency in Cognos or Tableau is preferred. Higher educational attainment and training may substitute for work experience if it can produce demonstrable evidence of the required knowledge and abilities. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. Nature & Purpose of Position Supports the Office of Institutional Effectiveness in managing the integrity of the university s official longitudinal data and reporting. Primary Responsibilities Collects, compiles, edits and analyzes data from a variety of sources to develop and prepare statistical reports related to various university functions. Performs collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data on demographics, participation, workload, costs, revenue, and performance outcomes pertaining to students, staff, faculty, programs, departments, colleges and divisions. Responds or coordinates responses to questionnaires and surveys received from local, state, federal, and third party agencies. Assists members of the University community in defining and developing data needs. Verifies data and computations and proofreads reports. Represents the Office of Institutional Effectiveness in University and inter-agency meetings as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned. Other Specifications Knowledge of Cognos, Perfect Forms, Structured Query Language (SQL) Developer and Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS), or other statistical computer application software is necessary, as is knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, and graphic and presentation software. Follows the established policies and procedures of the IE Office and University and also be able to independently identify and implement approaches and solutions to projects and issues based upon training and experience. Specific experience using relational database software and structured query language is a plus. Must be comfortable with changing priorities. Must be able to work in a multi-project, fast-paced environment and meet concurrent deadlines. Must be able to work independently on repetitive as well as new and unfamiliar projects. Requires effective skills in oral, written, and interpersonal communication. Full Time Sam Houston State University's employment portal: SHSU Employment Office: (936) 294-1070 Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215. Sam Houston St

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