Research Analyst, Office of Strategy Management and Institutional Effectiveness (50031285)

Reports to: Senior Director, Assessment and Accreditation

Purpose: The job holder will assist in the survey design, data collection, preparation, archiving, reporting, and analysis of data in support of data analytics and institutional research activities, particularly those related to assessment and accreditation. He/she will work collaboratively with other colleagues to build a strategic approach to data structures, access, and availability and to communicate research and data effectively.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Conducts institutional research and assessment analysis, including data collection and analysis activities in academic and administrative areas
  • Analyzes data and information regarding institutional surveys as appropriate and interprets results
  • Provides assistance and support in effectively communicating survey results with end-users and the university community
  • Assists in the analysis and interpretation of academic and administrative data in support of data-driven decision-making
  • Provides assistance and support in activities and reporting related to institutional assessment efforts
  • Provides assistance and support in activities and reporting related to institutional accreditation efforts
  • Attends meetings and maintains communication with other college departments as required
  • Performs duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position

Requirements:

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Master degree required, preferably in a field with a strong research component

Experience:

  • Minimum five to seven years of progressively responsible experience

Skills:

  • High level of fluency in English required
  • The ability to read and write in Arabic is an asset
  • Ability to write effectively and prepare professional research reports and attractive end-user communications required
  • Familiarity with liberal arts, American-style university
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods and analytical techniques including survey research and multivariate analysis
  • Working knowledge of tools used for statistical analysis such as Excel, as well as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and other information, analytic and reporting tools
  • Experience working with large enterprise data systems such as Banner and SAP an asset
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to produce highly accurate reports and to interpret data
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and amicably as a member of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, learn independently, think creatively, solve problems effectively, and see the “big picture”
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

 

This position is open until September 15, 2019

 

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to hr1@aucegypt.edu, stating “50031285 Research Analystin the subject line.

 

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”