|Institutional Research Analyst|
Company: South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics
Location: Hartsville, SC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/21/2021
Expire Date: 11/21/2021
Job Categories: Research & Development
Institutional Research Analyst|
The Institutional Research (IR) Analyst is an important part of GSSMís effort to make data-informed decisions, to plan effectively, drive improvement, and to be responsive to the compliance and accreditation needs of the school. The IR Analyst reports to the CIO and works closely with all campus divisions to understand and fulfill their needs for high-quality information, research, and analysis tools.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare and present highly reliable and credible data and analysis to various audiences using tables, charts, and narrative reports in a way that stakeholders can easily understand.
Work with the schoolís database analyst to create and maintain data structures for information collection, dashboards, ongoing analysis, and reporting.
Extract data from GSSMís Student Information Systems using export tools and databases for compliance reporting, external noncompliance reporting, and other requests for information.
Represent GSSM in appropriate associations and consortia such as AIR, SAIR.
Administer regularly scheduled and ad hoc surveys/participant research and report results.
Assist with research projects that contribute to the understanding of GSSM student performance, needs, and characteristics over time.
Arranging focus groups as needed, facilitate focus group sessions or interviews, and analyze resulting data.
Complete and file all Federal, state, and accreditation-related compliance reporting.
Perform research and analysis in support of grant applications.
Develop, publish, and maintain a calendar of periodic reporting requirements.
Provide leadership for all school survey processes to ensure quality, consistency, and compliance with school policies and relevant regulations.
Create and maintain a research dictionary and library of data available for inclusion in research and reporting.
Bachelorís degree with experience and/or relevant coursework in statistics and research methods.
Skill and experience with descriptive quantitative statistics, managing large data sets, and qualitative research methods.
Familiarity with secondary education, the needs of highly capable and motivated students, and specialized math, science, and engineering instruction.
Expertise with Microsoft Office, some experience with statistical software (such as SPSS, SAS, R, etc), and querying languages such as SQL.
Strong attention to detail, flexible, and ability to work well both collaboratively and independently.
Understanding of state and federal reporting requirements is desired.