Competition Number S18571P
Position Title Institutional Research Analyst
Position Number S99913
Employee Group Staff
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Start Date 04/01/2021
End Date (if applicable)
Department Institutional Research
Location North Vancouver
Working with us
This is technical, statistical and administrative work. This role is primarily responsible for collecting, compiling, verifying, manipulating and auditing electronic and manual data into a variety of reporting formats to meet both external Ministry reporting requirements and internal University reporting needs, often for sensitive Board/Executive decision processes. This position is responsible for monitoring and maintaining specialized databases, developing procedures for the efficient use of data from multiple sources, providing analytical support for effective information use to various administrative areas related to enrolment management, strategic planning, accountability reporting, and other relevant key performance metrics.
The position includes administrative duties with regard to the operations of the department’s planning and research activities. The Institutional Research Analyst may also conduct projects as assigned by leadership and answer ad hoc requests for information as well as anticipate future information needs. Participating on various institutional teams and committees, the Research Analyst interacts with faculty and staff, students, government representatives, other internal and external constituents, and deals with confidential and sensitive information. The role reports to the Director of Strategy and Analytics.
What you’ll do
- Develops and supports student information and automated reporting systems (e.g. ERP: Banner, Continuing Education Database, Data Warehouse, Data Mart and MS-Access) for institutional reporting and institutional research.
- Designs and models unified information flows and structures (e.g. data warehouse, data mart, analytical applications).
- Extracts, validates, manipulates and organizes data from a variety of complex electronic and non- electronic data bases or information sources.
- Designs and prepares a variety of statistical tables and reports, including identifying the methodologies for obtaining information, setting up report display, and vetting accuracy.
- Performs statistical analysis of findings, prepares reports containing sensitive internal performance indicator measures to meet internal and Ministry reporting requirements, and presents findings.
- Performs the function of the major University resource person in responding to a variety of internal and external requests for information and in the production of statistical response reporting.
- Performs the function of the major University resource person in the preparation of survey instruments including planning, formatting, question design and analysis.
- Provides leadership on important committees.
- Liaises with other stakeholders to ensure common definitions, data consistency, and common methodologies for accurate institutional reporting.
- Assists with developing institutional research studies on issues impacting student success, designing and producing reports; ensuring accuracy and timely completion of projects.
- Provides statistical and other resource support for institutional evaluation processes at the University.
- Liaises with internal committees and departments, students, external agencies and individuals, other educational institutions, and Ministry representatives.
- May be required to represent the University on Provincial Committees, external organizations and bodies.
- Maintains electronic data exchange systems (e.g. SQL and Oracle) with other educational institutions and the Ministry.
- Composes correspondence of a routine and non-routine nature.
- Plans, organizes and implements work schedules to meet deadlines, and ensures that confidentiality is maintained.
- May be required to take training and act in the capacity of a floor warden as part of the University’s Emergency Preparedness Plan (Fire, W.H.M.I.S., Earthquake).
- Performs other duties related to the qualifications and requirements of the position.
What you’ll bring
- Master’s degree in a discipline that focuses on statistical development and analysis, including courses in data analysis, statistical analysis, quantitative research and business analysis.
- 1 year of related work experience directly related to data analysis, statistical analysis and reporting.
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Days and Hours of Work
Our standard work week is Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm. This position may include evenings or weekends based on operational needs.
Bridge Period (if applicable)
Pay Group 26
$5,198 per month (with increments to a max of $5,850) based on a 35 hour work week.
Job Open Date 02/25/2021
Job Close Date 03/03/2021
Open Until Filled No