Research & Assessment Analyst

Employer Info:

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.
Job Name
Research & Assessment Analyst
Posting Date
Brief Description
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Institutional Research, the Research & Assessment Analyst performs the collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of official university data to both external and internal constituencies. Coordinate all aspects of various internal and external student assessment surveys.
Job Category
Institutional Research
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Baltimore, MD 21210, United states
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Job Details
  • Collaborate and communicate with various departments and stakeholders across campus regarding student assessment surveys
  • Develop, coordinate, analyze, and report on internal and external annual and special assessment surveys, including NSSE, FSSE, HERI, HEDS, etc.
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc analytical/statistical reports as required
  • Design reports, spreadsheets, data visualizations, and procedural documentation
  • Able to manage and merge data from various sources
  • Interpret official institutional statistics for a wide variety of external agencies as well as internal constituencies
  • Participate in cross-functional team projects
  • Participate in institutional research projects and tasks depending on the demands and priorities of the university
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline required, Master’s degree preferred
    • At least two years of experience with database management systems and data analysis
    • Experience working in a college/university setting is desired but not required
  • Technical Skills:
    • Advanced computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
    • Experience with Scantron, Qualtrics, or other similar survey platforms
    • Experience with data visualization tools including Tableau
    • Experience working with large datasets and a working knowledge of SPSS
    • Experience with the Datatel Colleague ERP system is desired but not required 
  • Problem-solving and Critical Thinking Skills:
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and solve data analysis problems
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and follow through all phases to completion
  • Interpersonal Skills:
    • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Ability to apply tact and good judgment in dealing with all levels of university staff, administrators, and faculty
    • Discretion in handling confidential information