Institutional Research Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Published

07/26/2018

Start Date

09/17/2018

Application Deadline

08/16/2018

Address

119 W. 31st Street
New York
NY
10001
United States

Description

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor's degree, earn a master's degree or certificate in a specialized field , advance in the workplace, or change careers.


Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.


Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report's list of the 2018 Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs.


The Institutional Research Specialist will report to the Institutional Research Director. In addition to the duties within the CUNY Title Overview, duties will include but are not limited to:

- Work with the Institutional Research team to implement and maintain data structures necessary to support internal and external reporting needs

- Utilize programming and business intelligence tools to develop and deploy reports and reporting solutions using robust tables, graphs and dashboards geared toward executive-level information in support of strategic decision-making and institutional effectiveness

- Conduct evidence-based research and transform data into actionable knowledge

- Assist with the development, design and conducting of research studies in areas such as recruitment, admission, enrollment, financial aid, student services, persistence, and graduation specific to returning, online adult learners

- Create and deploy internal and external surveys, and ensure timely collection, analysis, interpretation and distribution of survey results

- Collaborate with internal College constituencies to meet program and department data needs

- Assist with the creation of all Institutional Research publications


 


QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.


Other qualifications:

• Proficiency with SPSS and SPSS syntax as well as Mic rosoft Access and Excel

• Strong quantitative skills with a background in statistics and research methods

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team while managing multiple project timelines

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Proficiency with producing reports for various constituencies

• Data visualization software experience a plus (e.g., Cognos, Tableau)



CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Oversees collection and assessment of data for Institutional Research purposes.


- Compiles, maintains, and analyzes institutional data in various formats

- Produces reports and metrics based on department's needs; responds to time-critical ad-hoc requests

- Loads, extracts, edits, and evaluates data for reporting and analytics

- Maintains selected databases and document libraries, updating and ensuring data quality and accuracy

- May participate in internal and external surveys as needed

- May consult with others in designing methodology for research projects

- Performs related duties as assigned.



CUNY TITLE 

Higher Education Assistant


FLSA

Exempt


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.


CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


CLOSING DATE

August 16, 2018


JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


Benefits

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for Job ID# 19021 or use the Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.


Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter and three professional references (name, title,

organization, and contact information).


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