Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Mar 25 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Research Analyst will compile, analyze, and report data extracted from Bristol's information systems. This individual will be responsible for preparing presentations and visualizations to communicate research findings to the College community.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with Information Technology Services (ITS) and Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment (IR) to create, maintain, and enhance Banner and Argos reports to ensure the integrity of college information.
Write queries in SPSS and/or SQL for data extraction, analysis, and management.
Conduct statistical analyses, using knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Serve as a member of the data governance team to enhance existing reports, design new reports, and fulfill requests from college administrative and academic offices.
Update, verify, and manage raw data and multiple ongoing databases used for Institutional Research's state, regional, and federal reporting (e.g. HEIRS, IPEDS, NECHE).
Submit IR-related reports to and receive reports from the National Student Clearinghouse.
Generate, analyze, and distribute Labor Market Information (LMI).
Assist in the development of a data warehouse and support training activities related to the use of the data warehouse and other reporting tools.
Create surveys using online software for IR and other areas as needed.
Serve as the administrator of the College's Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Develop and maintain documentation of systems and procedures.
Maintain confidentiality surrounding information accessed, stored, or processed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in social or behavioral science, education, public policy, or related field.
Three to five years of professional experience working in institutional research, social science research, or higher education.
Demonstrated experience creating queries for reports.
Understanding of and experience with relational databases.
Demonstrated experience Microsoft Office 365, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to combine multiple data sources to produce analytical datasets.
Demonstrated ability with statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS) and experience with descriptive statistics.
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Reliable transportation required in order to travel to and from the Bristol campuses.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Master's Degree in a related field.
Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software.
Experience in an institutional research office at a community college or four-year institution.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a full-time, non-unit position with benefits.
SALARY: Hiring salary $55,000 - $65,000, commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: 108689
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.