Job Information

University of Utah Sr Research Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 05/24/2022

Requisition Number PRN30703B

Job Title Sr Research Analyst

Working Title Sr 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

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

University of Utah College of Social Work is piloting Hybrid work. The Senior Research Analyst will work a minimum of 2 days per week from the University of Utah main campus located in SLC , and the remaining days remote.

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00167 - CSW Social Research Institute

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 50,000 to 79,699

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Social Research Institute ( SRI ) seeks a Senior Research Analyst to assist and help lead research coordination and data analysis in R for research projects focused on child and social welfare. This position involves working closely with other research members at SRI as well as state agency staff and administrators in designing research methods, data collection, statistical data analyses, and reporting of findings. The successful candidate must be able to conduct advanced statistical analyses of qualitative and quantitative data and interpret results; participate in study design; write research proposals, grants and manuscripts. They will also work to broaden research within the associated program or department and may serve as PI or Co-PI of various grants or contracts.

Responsibilities

The work requires both independent work and collaboration with SRI internal team as well as contact with state agencies and programs. This position may require local travel.

1.Be comfortable in a leadership role.

2.Proficiency in R for data preprocessing and analysis.

3.Oversees/conducts statistical analyses, employing methods of descriptive statistics, sample comparisons, regression analysis, survival analysis, mixed effect models and multivariate analysis.

Assists with study design development and other research as needed within the program or department.

4.Makes recommendations to respective Principal Investigator (P.I.) as to preferable methods of analysis and research formats for proposed projects; may act as the P.I. or Co-Pi on some projects.

5.Writes research proposals, grants, and manuscripts; directs preparation of manuscripts and presentation materials.

6.May oversee data collection methods, procedures, and protocols.

7.May travel to a variety of sites within and outside the University to coordinate research projects; and, acts as the University’s representative for a specialty area when contacting other departments and outside organizations.

8.May supervise junior research staff.

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.

About the University: Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC -12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

Benefits

·Health, dental, and wellness coverage (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/health\_wellness.php)

· Automatic and immediately vested14.2% employer contribution (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)

· Freepublic transportation pass (https://commuterservices.utah.edu/uta/) (Utah Transit Authority)

·Paid leave time (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/paidLeave.php)

·Tuition reduction for employee and family members (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php) and more: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/

Total Compensation tool: https://www.hr.utah.edu/comp/totalcomp.php

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

• Master’s Degree or Ph.D.

• Demonstrated experience in grant writing and procurement.

• A strong desire to improve the quality of social service programming.

• Demonstrated ability to establish strong working alliances with program administration and staff.

• Knowledge of evidence-based practice and program evaluation.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

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.