Research Analyst I

Temple University

United States

November 10, 2021


Research Analyst I - (21003349)


The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment announces a search for a Research Analyst I in the Data Analysis and Reporting team. This position will provide research and independent data analysis in support of the university's strategic planning and decision-making activities. The incumbent's responsibilities, under the general supervision of the Director of Data Analysis and Reporting, will include the development and support of quantitative and qualitative research projects, and the collection, compilation, validation and analysis of both student and university wide data in preparation for the reporting of official university information to both internal and external audiences. The Research Data Analyst I will work on a team of Research Analysts responsible for reporting and analyzing institutional data as well as maintaining longitudinal databases and information. This team monitors national research, trends, and developments in higher education to anticipate potential effects on or opportunities for the university. Performs other duties as assigned.

When you come to Temple, you don't only come to an impressive campus with an abundance of resources and amenities. You come to Philadelphia, where Temple's Main Campus is woven into the city's fabric. Temple is committed to this community and provides several financial programs for full-time faculty and staff who purchase and reside in homes surrounding Main Campus and the Health Sciences Center. Visit https: // to learn more about the benefits of working at Temple University.

Required Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in social science, statistics, educational research, or related field. At least one year of directly related experience in Institutional Research or in education research. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities: Strong data management skills including the ability to manage large data sets. Working knowledge of relational databases and their associated data query tools. Strong statistical and analytical skill set, with a focus on Machine Learning. Ability to clearly document analytical findings and finalize results. Excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills, as well as an attention to detail. Ability to work independently, as well as on a team, in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, Excel, Word, Access and Outlook. Proficiency in the operation and use of report writing technologies.

Preferred: Experience working with Banner (or other student information / ERP systems). Experience with SQL, Access, R, Machine Learning, Tableau, Cognos. Master's Degree in statistics, data analytics, education research or education policy.

Please note this position will temporarily work remotely, the duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the department.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exception requirement by October 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided. For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page at https: // www.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location

: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Conwell Hall


: Staff


: Full-time


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

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