The Research Analyst is a 12-month full-time professional/managerial position. The Research Analyst position assists in planning and developing research projects; collects and analyzes data; prepares statistical summaries; manages new and existing survey instruments; and assists in facilitating presentation of research activities. This position will assist in analyzing institutional data and preparing enrollment and student characteristics statistical summaries; assist in the development and implementation of research projects and surveys that support analytical, planning, assessment, and research needs at the College; and assist in data gathering functions to respond to governmental, higher education agency, and institutional management needs. This position reports to the Coordinator, Institutional Research.
It is essential the selected candidate be able to prepare and employ internal data for National Student Clearinghouse Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP); use computer applications including statistical and analytical functions to conduct research; and possess the knowledge of proper compilation and treatment of data including use of statistical software packages, such as SAS, with an understanding of basic programming.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Information Systems, or related quantitative discipline. Experience in statistical data collection and manipulation via work experience or college course work; experience using Microsoft Office software applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, Teams and Access. Must possess strong problem-solving skills.
Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience using statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, SAS) with an understanding of SQL; experience in institutional research, planning, assessment, data analysis, research design, and/or statistical applications. Can work independently and manage time efficiently.
SALARY RANGE: $33,730.00 – $40,000.00
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal. For questions or to obtain assistance uploading the supplemental materials, contact HR Recruiting at HRrecruiting@pensacolastate.edu.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin June 21, 2022. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by June 20, 2022.
The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.
Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.
Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.
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