Institutional Research Analyst (Inst)

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

United States

May 29, 2022


Position Information

Posting Details

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 Percent 100% 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- Milwaukee.

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.

Job Summary

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 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of two years of experience in data reporting, relational databases, or quantitative research; or a combination of education and experience
  • Evidence of experience in creating, organizing, and managing multiple Excel spreadsheets.
  • Evidence of possessing basic knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 audiences.
  • Experience organizing relevant information into accessible reports.
  • Experience validating the accuracy of data.
  • Application Instructions

    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 receive consideration.

    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 Application Notes

    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.

    Legal Notices

    AA/EO Statement

    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 veteran status.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    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 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 harassment.

    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., or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

    Employment Authorization

    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 upon hire.

    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: compensation-study/

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  • References
  • Resume
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