CUNY Institutional Research Specialist in Data Analysis in New York, New York
Located in midtown Manhattan, the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is CUNY’s first new community college in over 40 years. Guttman was established with the goal of significantly improving student learning, retention, and graduation, by rethinking community college education and practice. The college’s institutional research and assessment activities are coordinated by the Center for College Effectiveness, which is seeking an Institutional Research Specialist in Data Analysis.
Reporting to the Director of the Center for College Effectiveness, the successful candidate is responsible for, but not limited to the following:
Assists with the selection and use of appropriate statistical methods for quantitative analyses, including descriptive and inferential statistics, multivariate statistics, regression, factor analysis, and longitudinal studies.
Creates and revises syntax (SPSS, R) for maintaining systematic analytical procedures.
Creates dashboards with Tableau for visualization of institutional data.
Creates and revises queries (SQL) to extract records from databases.
Prepares summary reports and/or presentations related to student demographics, student performance, retention rates, and graduation rates.
Assists with the documentation of practices including data sources, methods, and standard naming conventions.
Maintains archive of institutional research resources.
Assists with responding to ad-hoc requests for information related to institutional research.
Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related experience required
Familiarity with institutional research practices, data analysis, predictive analytics, and data visualization
Ability to take direction, work independently, and/or work collaboratively, as situations require
Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and be flexible with changing priorities
Strong writing and oral communication skills to communicate effectively to non-technical and technical audiences
Ability to think analytically and to pay detailed attention to accuracy of code and quantitative and qualitative data
High level of technological expertise (statistical software, SQL, Tableau, database management, relational databases) and motivation to keep up with new technologies
Experience working in higher education preferred
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Oversees collection and assessment of data for Institutional Research purposes.
Compiles, maintains, and analyzes institutional data in various formats
Produces reports and metrics based on department's needs; responds to time-critical ad-hoc requests
Loads, extracts, edits, and evaluates data for reporting and analytics
Maintains selected databases and document libraries, updating and ensuring data quality and accuracy
May participate in internal and external surveys as needed
May consult with others in designing methodology for research projects
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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Location: Guttman Community College
Job Title: Institutional Research Specialist in Data Analysis
Job ID: 16287
Full/Part Time: Full-Time