The successful candidate will join a growing team of research analysts, and play a key role in developing the universityâ™s capacity for strategic analysis. The group reports to the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Analysis.
Depending on project needs and candidate experience, responsibilities may include:
Producing descriptive and exploratory data analyses;
Developing sophisticated analytic and predictive models;
Automating processes related to the collection, maintenance, and analysis of data;
Working with colleagues to collect and refine data; and
Presenting to audiences across the university.
Self-motivated, curious, with a sense of humor;
Intellectually and methodologically omnivorous, able to synthesize as well as analyze;
Comfortable working independently and within a team;
Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills; and
Capable of managing multiple tasks and deadlines.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Required: masterâ™s degree in a related field
Preferred: research-based doctorate
At least five years of quantitative research experience in an academic, nonprofit, or business setting. Relevant education may be substituted for work experience.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas:
Statistical analysis: software packages such as Stata, SPSS, or R; predictive modeling; survey design; policy evaluation; network analysis.
Programming and âœbig dataâ: experience with scripting and analysis in Python; interest in large datasets and unstructured data; data warehousing; automation; web services; SQL.
Subject matter expertise: organizational behavior; institutional design and incentive structures; the challenges of nonprofit management.
Office productivity software: experience with (or willingness to learn) the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
Candidates may be asked to submit a sample of their work
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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