Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
The Institutional Research Office produces official reports to various external agencies and provides reports and dashboards to a broad set of colleges and offices on campus. The Institutional Research Analyst position plays a significant role in making sure that data and information produced by the Office of Institutional Research is delivered accurately and efficiently internally and externally.
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Institutional Research. The Research Analyst will analyze data from University systems and publicly-available sources to create reports for campus stakeholders (reports may include tables, charts, dashboards, executive summaries, or others as needed), work with large and complex data sets, including extracting, merging, cleaning, and transforming data to meet reporting needs and maintain historical records, provide decision support through research and analysis to support policy decisions, program needs, and program effectiveness, conduct survey research analysis, including survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, presentation and visualization of results, respond to external surveys, such as IPEDS (U.S. Dept. of Education), Higher Learning Commission, U.S. News & World Report, and others, and assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases.
This position would be hybrid with at least 40% in-person for the first year. Completely remote work would be an option after the first year if mutually agreeable and compliant with UC's remote work policy.
Design, collect, report, analyze, and present institutional data and information.
Assist as needed to support reporting to state and federal governments, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), external agencies and other accrediting bodies, including the U.S. Department of Education via IPEDS, Ohio Department of Education via HEI, AAUP, NCAA and US News and World Report.
Prepare extensive reports, including dashboards' design and maintenance. Write narratives to interpret data to actionable information. Create tables and graphs to depict information succinctly.
Assist with various tasks associated with assessment studies, analysis, and evaluation of academic and non-academic topics.
Conduct survey research analysis including survey design, administration and logistics, compilation of data results, presentation and visualization of results.
Assist in peer institution analysis and benchmarking activities through querying state and national databases.
Bachelor's Degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
One (1) year of experience in data analysis, including the management of data sets and the generation of reports from large databases.
Proficiency in Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's degree in field that involves statistical analysis, scientific method, and survey research, such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other similar disciplines.
Higher education experience.
Experience designing, maintaining and publishing dashboarding tools, such as Tableau, or data coding such as SAS, SPSS, or SQL.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
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Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $50,000 - $55,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.