CUNY Institutional Research Specialist in New York, New York


The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (GSPHHP) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that promote social justice. The mission of the school is to promote public health policies to improve the health of populations. GSPHHP faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. The GSPHHP is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

Reporting to the Director of Academic Affairs, and in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Institutional Research Specialist will develop and manage an institutional research program, providing technical support for the Office of Academic and Student Affairs. The Specialist will be responsible for entering data, ensuring data quality, running queries and reports, and extracting data and files from internal and external sources. This position will entail significant interaction with other School-based offices, including the Office of the Registrar, Academic Advising, and Information Technology.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint).

  • Ability to perform statistical analysis and use statistical software (i.e.: SPSS, R, Stata, SAS).

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

  • Preferred understanding of CUNYfirst structure.

  • Experience with educational evaluation, assessment, and accreditation strongly preferred.


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


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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October 1, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

Job Title: Institutional Research Specialist

Job ID: 19216

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular