Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 31-May-2019 to 17-Jun-2019
  • - Indiana University Kokomo
  • Kokomo, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the full-time, benefit – eligible position of Research Analyst.  Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the incumbent will support institutional research, planning, and decision making across campus, pursue directed and self-guided research to find key insights that may shape policy, provide stakeholders with actionable information, and produce materials needed for decision-making.
Primary duties include but are not limited to:
developing robust data analytics tools to address policy questions, operations-based inquiries, and strategic initiatives using complex data available in the IU data warehouse as well as external sources; using research and data to evaluate programs, services, and policies; making recommendations based on research findings, particularly with regard to student success initiatives; creating reports, dashboards, visualizations, and presentations to share analyses with a diverse group of both technical and non-technical audiences; developing and administering IUK-wide surveys; coordinating the administration of IU-wide surveys at IUK; analyzing and sharing survey responses with campus audiences; retrieving and manipulating data for ad hoc requests from decision-makers; compiling data from multiple data sources and preparing reports in support of external compliance submissions, academic program reviews, accreditation, and strategic initiatives; maintaining historical queries, data, and reports to facilitate future reporting efforts and updating as needed; ensuring the integrity of data and reports distributed to campus constituents.
Bachelor's degree required; two years of experience in institutional research, data analysis, or a similar area in either higher education or business environments; however, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience; excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and exchange complex information with diverse audiences; ability to work both independently and collaboratively; ability to manage multiple projects at once; superior attention to detail and demonstrated ability to self-monitor quality control and accuracy; aptitude to learn new software and methods quickly; advanced knowledge of Excel and Access; technical proficiency with database applications and familiarity with related query languages, especially SQL.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree with quantitative coursework preferred; understanding of higher education and familiarity with an academic or similar environment preferred; knowledge of statistics and visualization tools such as SPSS, Stata, and Tableau preferred; previous experience using a student information system is a plus.
Click the APPLY button for additional information and to apply by 11:59 PM June 17, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.  For more information about IU Kokomo, visit our website at  

General questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Human Resources office at 765-455-9368. The Office of Affirmative Action provides reasonable accommodations for applicants interested in staff or academic positions with Indiana University. If you need assistance applying, you are encouraged to contact this office at 765-455-9221. Verification of a disability may be required. Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Indiana University Kokomo is committed to preparing students to engage an increasingly diverse society.  We seek higher education professionals with knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and communities.  Our employees are expected to be willing to engage "out of the box" methods of assisting diverse students that may be culturally based.  We are looking for candidates who can help us assist, attract, support, and advise a diverse group of student leaders.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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