Institutional Research Office
Provides information and analyses to support the university planning, evaluation, and management process. Manages SQL databases suitable for longitudinal studies and statistical analyses. Conduct data analyses, prepare reports, and disseminate results. Manage IARE dashboards on SAS Viya and/or PowerBI systems. Provide a broad array of analytical support for the Director of Institutional Assessment Research & Effectiveness on requests for the university through an ongoing process of data collection, analysis, and dissemination of results. Implement internal research studies.
Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.
Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Manage SQL & Access databases that support longitudinal studies and statistical analyses. Complete internal/external data requests by creating SAS and/or SQL queries, analyzing data, preparing reports, and disseminating results. Manage IARE dashboards on SAS Viya and/or PowerBI platforms. Support the Director of Institutional Assessment, Research & Effectiveness on subjects and aspects of the university through an ongoing data collection, analysis, and dissemination of information. Implement internal research studies. Review systems/data as part of the quality improvement process.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in computer science, statistics, educational research, business management, or other field relevant to institutional research and planning. Strong computing, organizational, analytical, and communication skills. Ability to work effectively as a team member.
A master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in a relevant field. At least two (2) years relevant experience in creating and managing large SQL databases(e.g., experienced with Banner, Microsoft Excel/Access, and SAS/SQL queries) and conducting statistical analyses. Ability to use a broad-based knowledge of computing, research methods, statistical techniques, and higher education issues, to support campus decision makers with clear, relevant, accurate information. History of effectively working with database or assessment tools or systems in higher education is preferred.
Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Additional hours if/when needed.
Compensation and Benefits
Commensurate with education and experience
Tennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information for three references. References will be contacted at a later date. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.
Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- List of References
- Transcripts 2
- Other Documents
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in computer science, statistics, educational research, business management, or other field relevant to institutional research and planning?
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