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Senior Institutional Research Analyst

Florida Tech is currently searching for a Senior IR Analyst for the Institutional Research department.  This is a full-time position.

The primary responsibility of this position is the analysis of institutional data to support the AVP of Institutional Research and Effectiveness in building a culture of data-informed decision-making; including the regular and on-going analysis of university survey data, student success metrics, enrollment management trends, academic data, and KPIs.  Responsibility will also include support for survey design and administration, conducting of ad hoc studies, and the use various presentation methods including visualizations and dashboards to effectively convey information.


•Data Analysis: Extracts and manipulates complex data sets, performs statistical analysis of data, and interprets/organizes results into meaningful reports that can be acted upon for internal and external constituencies; manages data sets; verifies data to ensure data integrity.  Prepare reports and analysis in support of other key institutional activity and strategic plan goals.
•Data Visualization: Develop and enhance data presentation and visualization; focus on developing standard reports and templates that can be run by end-users; utilize visualization and self-service reporting to increase efficiency and support end user needs; 
•Survey Administration and Analysis: Support the university use of Qualtrics survey software.  Develop and provide end user training on both the system and survey design.  Support the administration and analysis of data from key university surveys such as NSSE.
•Other IRE Activities: Collaborate regularly and use institutional research and institutional effectiveness data.  Cross train on key IR reporting functions.
•Additional duties as assigned


Education / skills required:

  • Bachelor's degree is required.  Master's degree is strongly preferred. 
  • Educational background (and/or experience) emphasizing quantitative skills and research methods (e.g. Mathematics, Education Research, Statistics, Social Science, etc.). 
  • Experience in institutional research, education research, or higher education administration preferable.
  • Excellent analytical reasoning and problem solving skills; ability to analyze and interpret data; ability to produce both descriptive and inferential statistical analyses; proficiency in a statistical analysis software (Base SAS, SPSS syntax, STATA, etc.);
  • Experience using Microsoft Power BI or Tableau strongly preferred; demonstrated ability to use other software packages including Microsoft Office products.
  • Demonstrated experience in survey research, design, administration, and analysis; demonstrated understanding of higher education database; ability to merge data from different sources;
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; ability to relay complex statistical results in an organized and easily understandable way; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, as well as ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks and deadlines; ability to work both independently and part of a team.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience required in area of expertise.

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.


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