Coordinator of Institutional Research (Data Analyst)

sql, word processing, spreadsheet software
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Reading Area Community College welcomes diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, class, gender, ability, sexual orientation, and belief system among others. As an institution, we value and respect diversity; therefore, it is important for students, faculty, staff, and administrators to understand differences, to interact effectively with others, and to prepare for the demands of a globalized world. As an open admission institution, RACC serves students of all levels of academic preparedness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Hours: Working hours for this position consist of a 7.5 hour period Monday through Friday exclusive of a 1/2 or 1 hour lunch. Specific work hours to be agreed upon by the supervisor and employee prior to the onset of employment.

Summary: Establishes and maintains institutional databases to support institutional research activities, long-range planning and other institutional decision-making needs; provides technical assistance to other departments in their research activities; directs the collection and dissemination of data to external agencies; provides technical support around grant development activities; conducts special projects as directed by the Dean of Assessment, Research and Planning.

Partial List of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain institutional databases to support institutional research activities, long-range planning and other institutional decision making needs.
  • Provide statistical, informational and administrative support to the various departments at the College, and other committees using existing databases, reports, or data obtained from such sources as libraries, the internet, federal agencies, state agencies, accrediting agencies, and other research departments, etc.
  • Prepare and submit state and federal reports such as surveys of our educational programs, enrollment, postsecondary completions, institutional characteristics, etc.
  • Conduct and supervise semi-annual, bi-annual, or annual surveys and studies such as graduate follow-up, employer follow-up, non-returning students, etc.
  • Collect, collate, and analyze research and program evaluation data; synthesizes data, and write reports.
  • Develop and insure the use of proper confidentiality protocols around the handling of highly sensitive research and planning information.
  • Collect, synthesize, and analyze data from many sources in order to discover trends, attitudes, and other hidden information that may be useful in addressing institutional deficiencies.

Qualifications: Master s degree from an accredited college or university with upper division coursework in statistical and research techniques, and advanced database querying skills using SQL (structured query language), Advanced skill and experience with Statistical, Word Processing, and Spreadsheet software required. Three (3) years experience in statistical research, database administration, strategic planning or a related field is required.

Salary/Benefits: $48,900 PLUS attractive comprehensive benefits package: Retirement Benefits, Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation/Personal/Floating Holidays/Sick Time, Professional Development, RACC Tuition waiver for Employee/Employee s spouse/Employee s Dependents and so much more!

For more information and complete job description, visit our career opportunities web page at

RACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

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Reading, PA, 19603

Dice Id : 90933202
Position Id : 6267934
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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