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Research Associate II-Perkins (IR & DS)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Eastfield
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

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Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,583.33 mo. - $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$20.67 per hour
Business Travel

Position Type

Position Summary
Coordinates advanced research support for marketing, and/or for public relations purposes utilized for college advancement activities, statistics and/or other district and location special projects.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Requires advanced knowledge of SAS as well as demonstrated knowledge of microcomputer spreadsheet applications. Ability to assess user needs, find answers requested and communicate in a logical manner. Ability to use data management systems. Knowledge of HTML and develop web pages. Oral and written communication skills to interface with individuals from varying backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
Ability to lift and carry materials and printouts requiring some physical effort.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of experience in a research related field or Associates degree plus five years of experience in a research related field or high school graduate plus seven years of experience in a research related field. Requires experience including design and implementation of data acquisition and analysis projects.

•  A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Psychology is desired.
•  At least two years of experience with data mining and data analysis is desired
•  Advanced knowledge of SQL programming language (on SAS platform) is preferred
•  Ability to manage large datasets in excel or SAS is highly preferred

Official transcripts will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Accesses data from a variety of sources requiring advanced knowledge of computer programs and administrative applications; manipulates and analyzes information, evaluates results and generates reports to meet user needs. Perform technical and analytical tasks with particular emphasis on the collection, interpretation, reporting, aggregation and evaluation of data. Responsible for assisting the Director in developing information required to support such as activities as planning, budgeting, program evaluation, student recruitment/retention, enrollment data, or other pertinent data. Assists with data collection, verification, aggregation and analysis for internal and external reporting; evaluates assessment tools (e.g. surveys). Assists with the development and implementation of college-wide surveying for institutional effectiveness. Maintains high level of knowledge of data processing to achieve goals. Processes and interprets data from a variety of sources, including the district-wide data system (e.g. Colleague), and/or other specified data collection programs/software systems (e.g. MIS, SAS, etc.); required to provide analyses and information. Prepares comprehensive profiles of demographic, financial, biographic and other pertinent information; researches local and national resources.­ Collects, compiles, maintains and reports biographic, demographic and statistical information for the assigned department. Acts as primary location liaison with related District Offices such as Information Technology and Institutional Research or as necessary to achieve research objectives. Acts as a resource person (e.g. MIS, SAS, etc.) to adapt new software and/or specific technology; may require to provide training. Coordinates and maintains location website development; some positions may be required to assure that there is web access to institutional publications, reports and resources. Performs other duties as assigned.

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