University of Utah Enrollment Research Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 09/03/2020
Requisition Number PRN24252B
Job Title Sr Research Analyst
Working Title Enrollment Research Analyst
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Administrative
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Day M-F 8-5
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 02118 - EM: Planning & Analysis
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $47,600 - $65,000
Open Until Filled Yes
Conducts advanced statistical analyses of qualitative and quantitative data and interprets results; participates in study design; writes research proposals, grants and manuscripts; and, works to broaden research within the associated program or department.
The office of Enrollment Research and Analytics serves as a centralized resource within the office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management. Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Research and Analytics, the Enrollment Research Analyst is responsible for compiling, validating, analyzing, and reporting on data in support of the missions of the University of Utah and the division of Enrollment Management. For Enrollment Management, this mission includes recruiting a diverse and academically prepared group of students and facilitating their access to the University of Utah. The office uses a combination of data analysis tools and platforms including SQL and R. An interest in developing these and other skills and a perspective on future directions to take the office are desired.
1.Data assembly and Validation:
Identify sources of institutional data in PeopleSoft and/or other systems. Combine relevant data from various sources into compact data sets more useful for summarizing, analyzing, and reporting.
Validate summary data with data owners and other users reporting on the data across campus. Map overlap between Enrollment Management data sets and corresponding data sets across campus and in external reports. Document sources of discrepancy.
2.Data analysis and reporting:
Establish historic trends in recurring sources of data (e.g., admissions funnel information, enrollment, etc.) Contribute to discussions on how best to operationalize questions such that they can be answered or contextualized using available data. Produce and maintain analytics and reports in support of operational functions across the division. Contribute to the representation of Enrollment Management data and insights within the divisions and across campus.
3.Competitive/market analysis and environmental scans:
Enrich institutional data sets with available national and other competitor data sets. Contribute to the determination of market share and market expansion.
4.Survey development and administration:
Contribute to the design, maintenance, administration, and analysis of relevant Enrollment Management data sets; including the yearly Survey of Admitted students. Contribute to the collection and analysis of qualitative data from stakeholders, including prospective students, parents of prospective students and Enrollment Management staff.
5.Other duties as assigned
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency; plus four years related research experience, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.
A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
Familiarity or experience working with relational data bases.
Familiarity or experience handling and reporting on confidential data, especially FERPA protected student data.
2-3 years of experience working in higher education.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.