Institutional Research Analyst

$45,483 - $47,830 yearly
  • Salish Kootenai College
  • Pablo, MT, USA
  • Jun 27, 2024
Full time Research

Job Description

General Summary:

The Institutional Research Analyst works directly under the Director of Institutional

Effectiveness to coordinate quality data collection efforts across campus; ensure student record

integrity; and maintain compliance with federal, state, and college policies, as well as

accreditation standards. This work includes assisting with: timely responses to data requests;

preparation of required and requested reports; engagement with student success initiatives to

support data informed decision making; and providing data support and training to staff and

faculty across campus. The ideal candidate will be student centric, self-motivated, and

prepared to actively engage with both the campus and Tribal College and Universities (TCU)

communities and other outside agencies.

 Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Extract and analyze program data for the preparation of assessment, program evaluation reports, and institutional research projects.
  • Prepare and submit data to national data services (i.e., the Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP) College Board) according to established reporting schedules.
  • Create and modify reports from multiple databases for the purpose of providing data for institutional research.
  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication and training regarding institutional data collection, data integrity, and data correction.
  • Prepare data and reports according to approved data requests.
  • Assist with ad hoc institutional research projects, including data walks, presentations, retention system updates, and focus groups.
  • Assist with institutional accreditation reporting, visits, and other NWCCU requirements
  • Prepare data and reports with de-identified information for publishing on the SKC IR web pages according to established structure.
  • Assist with institutional reporting of data to federal, tribal and state agencies.
  • Attend workshops and meetings, as well as actively participate in various educational opportunities for professional development.
  • Serve on designated institutional committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Education, mathematics, or related field from an accredited college or university required.
  • Two (2) years of consecutive experience with data management required.
  • High competency level with Excel required.
  • Experience with Google Suite required.
  • Experience with Jenzabar/ JICS preferred.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, accurate reports and records.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of statistics is preferred.