Position:                     DATA ANALYST


 Division:                     ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Opening Date:           FEBRUARY 25, 2014

Status:                     Not longer accepting applivations, 07/01/2014.


Responsibilities:  Provides statistical assistance to the Director of IPAER and the Research Assistant to ensure good quality of the team-project.  Uses advanced research and statistical methods to conduct comprehensive analyses on the data collected from various operational processes. Works with requestors of information to research topics related to institutional research, and administrative decision-making analyses. Establishes and maintains an operational database that allows the University to: (1) capture the information regarding the activities as well as outcomes that resulted from implementing the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), (2) assess the effectiveness of QEP implementation and its productivity, and (3) ensures that the QEP leadership team continuously uses the data for improvement. Uses advanced research and statistical methods to assist comprehensive analyses on the data collected for the QEP operational processes. Assists the Director of IPAER in conducting longitudinal tracking analysis and comparison studies to assess JCSU students’ first year experiences and their impact on student learning.  Assists the Director of IPAER in preparing data analysis reports for internal and external agencies in a timely manner. Performs other duties as required to meet organizational needs.


Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in computer science, social science, psychology, education, or a related field is required. The successful candidate must possess an advanced level of knowledge and three to five years of experience conducting quantitative research. Basic knowledge of qualitative research in addition to proficiency in using Jenzabar, SAS, SPSS, MS Office suite, and Structured Query Language (SQL).  Submission of a summary of the previous research experience is highly encouraged.

The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered.

            Send resume, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required of all finalists), and contact information for three professional references to:


Ms. Harriet Hobbs

Office of Human Resources

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC  28216


Email to or fax to (704) 330-1494 

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Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring.

Date Posted: 2/25/2014 10:31 am