Primary Purpose: Responsible for researching, collecting, interpreting, analyzing, and reporting a variety of data for university constituents using the tools of Institutional Research.
Essential Functions: 1. Analyzes data and constructs reports/tables/charts/visualizations using appropriate software.
2. Constructs research reports from proposal to final draft.
3. Conducts statistical analyses and interprets results.
4. Extracts and prepares data for analysis.
5. Provides materials to support institutional decision-making.
6. Provides support to data integrity processes.
7. Provides training on analytic reports and report technologies.
8. Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience/Certifications: Bachelors degree in social science, business, education, or research related field. At least one (1) year of working experience working with data to meet the reporting needs of an organization.
Preferred Qualifications: Skills/Knowledge and Expertise: Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and usage of spreadsheets. Experience querying analytical databases to support research. Excellent writing and communication skills, time management skills, and meticulous attention to detail. Experience with maintaining web sites using software products that do not require significant programming experience. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion. Knowledge of general principles of statistics, management, and administrative methods. Knowledge of report writing techniques. Ability to gather, interpret, and analyze data concerning a variety of issues and trends.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with the use of a computer and phone. Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. May require occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds. Attendance may be required at national conferences.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment which may be fast-paced, high pressure and challenging. Work performed during standard business hours. Overtime is expected based on business needs. Occasional travel.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.