Position Description

Institutional Research Analyst (1950 hours/year) @ WITC New Richmond Campus
Group Management
Salary $66,782
Posting Close Date 10/4/2019
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Position Overview

The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for research design, data collection, preparation, reporting, analysis and interpretation of information in support of institutional planning, assessment, continuous improvement, and compliance. This position collaborates with the college community to encourage a culture of data driven decision-making.

Key Responsibilities

  • Model core abilities that reflect WITC’s mission, vision, values and Learning College tenets by:
    • Assessing own learning and progressing toward established personal and professional goals.
    • Demonstrating creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
    • Communicating effectively in personal and group settings.
    • Contributing to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
    • Effecting change and demonstrating flexibility and positive leadership.
    • Acquiring and applying technology to working and learning.
  • Direct the activities of the Institutional Research office including:
    • External surveys (e.g. NCCBP, College Board, Petersons, AIDU, NC-Sara).
    • Internal reporting (e.g. Enrollment Funnel, Program Data Profiles, County Reports, Needs Assessment, Occupational Outlook, Environmental Scanning, Fact Book, Facility Inventory).
    • Internal data requests.
    • Administration of third party surveys (e.g. CESS, CCSSE, SSI).
    • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with federal reporting (e.g. IPEDS, NPSAS).
  • Develop, prepare, present and disseminate relevant college metrics to college leadership.
  • Collaborate with Grants Office to provide education and interpretation on data requirements for grant applications and required reporting, and support the preparation of grant applications and reporting through the compilation of statistical data..
  • Provide leadership to Business Intelligence initiatives by participating in WILM BI team.
  • Provide guidance to college teams on data tools, usage, metrics, best practices and data governance.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism in both internal and external communications.
  • Maintain current professional knowledge of the Institutional Research field, including current finding and trends related to data management.
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements

Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing required only occasionally.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Statistics, Mathematics, Business or other related field.
  • Five years of experience with data analysis and reporting.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including methods of presenting data.
  • Knowledge of data extraction methods (i.e. programming and queries).
  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Ability to develop and generate tables and graphs to enhance data presentation and reporting.
  • Ability to think creatively and develop solutions to management information systems.
  • Ability to gather, interpret, and analyze data concerning a variety of issues and trends.
  • Ability to assist other employees in technical and procedural activities.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in Institutional Research or Institutional Effectiveness.
  • Experience with research methodologies.
  • Experience with survey best practices.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Cognos, Tableau, or Power BI.
  • Experience with databases and SQL.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft.

Management Grade 9
FY20 Wage Range Table
$66,782/year

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement
  • Holidays
  • Personal Leave
  • Sick Leave – Personal and Family
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • 403b Tax Sheltered Annuity/Match

More detailed information online at https://www.witc.edu/about-witc/employment/benefits

Close date: October 4, 2019

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