This position provides information and analysis to support decision making at Northern Kentucky University. The incumbent is expected to complete data collection and federal, state and institutional reporting tasks and projects related to any aspect of NKU's mission. The areas of likely work assignments include the reporting of data in the following areas: recruiting, enrollment, retention, degree completion, staffing, civic engagement, faculty workload, physical plant, facilities utilization, finance, budget, and student costs. The incumbent will draw information from university databases, state and national datasets, survey results, statistical models, and other sources of factual information.
Primary Responsibilities :
Coordinate reports to external agencies of state and federal government each semester
Produce standard informational reports each semester (enrollment, degrees, academic profiles, staffing, etc.)
Respond to ad hoc information requests.
Conduct literature reviews to identify ideas and information useful to NKU's purposes.
Use query/reporting software to select data from NKU databases and information systems.
Write analytical research reports using concise narrative text.
Recommend comprehensive, systemic solutions to emerging needs and existing problems.
Make rational, information-based recommendations.
Develop sample surveys, conduct statistical analyses of responses.
Participate in the office’s annual planning and research agenda-setting activity.
Serve on committees, as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in social sciences, educational research, or advanced statistics. Two years of experience in higher education reporting, research, and/or analysis is required. Will consider related business experience in lieu of higher education experience.
Strong project management skills.
Strong research and analytical skills.
Ability to present proposals and solutions to problems that are based on the most valid and relevant information.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to listen effectively and to understand complex issues and situations is essential.
Experience with business/technical writing is a plus.
Prior experience with Microsft Access, advanced Excel skills, or SQL is required.
Tableau and survey software (Qualtrics) experience is preferred.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Quick Link: 7656
Internal Number: 7656
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.