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Planning Analyst

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment

Job Title: Planning Analyst
Job Location: Princess Anne , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Social & behavioral sciences
Other Administrative Positions
Grants, programs, research admin
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-03-12
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Planning Analyst
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Conduct periodic environmental scans and prepare a report on trends in higher education to inform strategic planning initiatives. In addition, the successful candidate will develop and/or assist other team members of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment (OIRPA) in developing data/statistical models and cost studies in support of administrative decision making; creating spreadsheets and databases to support Managing for Results (MFR) report to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and Dashboard Indicators for reporting to the University System of Maryland (USM); and coordinate the Strategic Plan Steering Committee and Work group meetings to review planning issues/developments and assist in completing various institutional/external surveys (e.g., U.S. News, National Science Foundation, etc.) Perform other duties as required to support others needs of the office.

Job Requirements

Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences/Policy Planning or related field required.

Must have experience in using personal computers including database, spreadsheets, and word processing software. Experience performing complex analytical/statistical research analyses, modeling, and associated report preparations required. Must demonstrate working knowledge of statistics. Experience working in an academic environment and working with technical and functional aspects of People Soft would be an advantage. Skills and knowledge in the use of statistical packages(SPSS, SAS, etc.) and Access Database and Excel applications required. Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills to include written skills. Demonstrated ability to utilize discretion in releasing confidential information required. Must be self-motivated and have strong organization skills.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three current, professional references to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the new online application system. Please visit to apply. The successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Stanley M. Nyirenda as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Stanley M. Nyirenda
Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment
11868 Academic Oval
Princess Anne , MD 21853
United States of America
Phone: 410-651-7689
Phone: 410-651-7530
Fax: 410-651-7809

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