Official Job Title Institutional Research Analyst (Inst)
Working Title: Senior Research Analyst
Position Number 02015947
Division Academic Affairs
Department B0501 GENERAL
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Non-Teaching
FLSA Status Exempt
Posting Type Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System and
designated as a R1 research institute, we're a learning destination for nearly
26,000 students. First-generation college students arrive here straight from
high school or years later – after starting families, changing careers, or
serving in the military. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of
life, and location. At UWM, we share motivation to learn and to excel. We
value unique perspectives and possess talent and desire to nurture ideas that
make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city
meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at UW-
Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great
public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access
mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin's largest metropolitan
area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be
financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its
students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are
students of color. In all, the university educates more than 27,000 students
on its three campuses. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin,
with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The
Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall
academic excellence and student reviews. The UWM is committed to the full
inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM
as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary
institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the nation
to implement an inclusive housing policy.
Under general supervision of the Director of Assessment and Institutional
Research, the professional employee in this position performs a variety of
duties related to the preparation, maintenance, and reporting of UWM data,
primarily revolving around academic issues, in support of assessment,
benchmarking and strategic planning. Projects would include assisting in the
preparation of data to be reported to UW-System, responding to both routine
and ad hoc requests for data and analyses, designing and implementing special
statistical studies, preparing reports with recommendations based on
analytical review, supporting university personnel seeking to use data to
address academic issues, designing assessment metrics and responding to
external data requests.
Minimum of two years of experience in data reporting, relational
databases, or quantitative research; or a combination of education and
Evidence of experience in creating, organizing, and managing multiple
Evidence of possessing basic knowledge of descriptive and inferential
Experience in higher education.
Experience leading collaborative projects.
Experience designing and completing quantitative research projects.
Experience presenting technical concepts and data-related insights to lay
Experience organizing relevant information into accessible reports.
Experience validating the accuracy of data.
Completed application materials must include a 1) letter of application
addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as
it relates to all required and preferred qualifications as listed above; 2) A
professional resume; and 3) A document listing the names and contact
information for three professional references.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from
a candidate's application materials whether he/she meets any of the
qualifications, he/she will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.
This is a continuous recruitment with the initial screening of candidates
to begin on May 30, 2022. Applications received after May 29, 2022, may not
Application Deadline 05/29/2022
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 05/30/2022
Position Contact Name Angela Broderick
Contact Phone 414-229-3379
Contact Email email@example.com
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not
consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must
complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is
complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed
and you receive a confirmation number.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with
disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment
opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable
accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need
assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please
contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other
material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request
to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will
not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality
in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In
certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the
identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention
of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be
required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence
and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report),
which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus
security policies, see https:// www. cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of
Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date
will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United
States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form
Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job
postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the
same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-
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