Advertised Summary Job Description: The Office of Planning and Institutional Research, part of the Office of the Provost, supports Columbia's senior leadership through the collection, analysis, and reporting of data on issues of institutional importance. We are seeking a research analyst, reporting to the Associate Provost, to be a key contributor and collaborate with other team members to help realize the Office's goals of presenting important institutional data to diverse audiences and executing research projects that address strategic questions for the University.
Responsibilities: Depending on candidate qualifications and office needs, activities may include:
Under the direction of the Associate Provost, assists with the design, development, maintenance, and oversight of OPIR databases. Producing descriptive and inferential analyses. Automating data and business processes. Managing and reporting on data from a wide variety of sources. Working with personnel across the University to collect and refine data. Presenting to audiences internal and external to the University. Possible project topics include analyzing survey data, student outcomes, faculty trends, scholarly collaboration, and research funding, among others. Other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: B.A. and/or its equivalent. Two years relevant data science and/or quantitative research experience required
Preferred Qualifications: Degree in information science, statistics, measurement, social science, or related discipline. Masters' degree preferred. Project management experience desirable.
Candidates may be expected to submit a sample of their work.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.