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Institutional Research Analyst

Position: Institutional Research Analyst

Category: Administration
Department: Institutional Research
Date Posted: November 5, 2013

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Research, independently performs a wide variety of analytical support tasks and projects utilizing knowledge and skill in research methodology in conducting complex institutional research studies and in the development and maintenance of research information systems. Assignments can include such tasks as data-mining, maintaining research data files, producing cost-benefit, and evaluation analysis of projects, conducting environmental scanning, gathering ideas and analyzing data for short-range and long-range planning, preparing descriptive reports relating to fulfilling compliance regulations and requirements.


Education: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Business, or a related field.
Experience: Two years of experience in data analysis, collection and reporting.
Knowledge of: Basic principles of survey design and techniques. Intermediate research techniques and methodologies, including both quantitative and qualitative research methods; standard office practices and procedures, including filing and record keeping and the operation of standard office equipment.

Application Close Date:

Preference will be given to application materials received by November 30, 2013. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:

Elmira College may request a criminal background and drug screening prior to employment. Submit a letter with salary expectations or history, resume, and three current letters of recommendation to: Institutional Research Analyst, Elmira College, One Park Place, Elmira, N.Y. 14901, or

Elmira College is a small, residential, liberal arts college in in the Finger Lakes region of New York State (county population 100,000). The College’s enrollment continues at strong levels. 10% of the current student body graduated first or second in their high school or prep school class. Average class size is 16; student-faculty ratio is 11:1.