Cornell's Office of Institutional Research and Planning Department is currently conducting a search for a Research and Planning Associate
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Department Background Cornell University's office of Institutional Research & Planning
(IRP) provides official, accurate, and unbiased information and analysis about the university to inform institutional planning, support decision-making, and meet reporting obligations. In support of the Provost's office and the Vice President for Budget & Planning, IRP produces statistical summaries of the university, coordinates the university's participation in a variety of consortial data exchanges and conducts studies on topics of special concern to the university leadership. For more about IRP—and detailed information about Cornell—visit irp.dpb.cornell.edu.
Rewards and Benefits
• Highly professional, supportive, and inclusive colleagues engaged in work with broad impact across the university
• Opportunities to collaborate with others across the university, and with peers at other universities
• Competitive compensation, generous vacation, health and personal leave
• A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.
Together with colleagues, the incumbent will develop dashboard reports for academic leadership, will manage and respond to internal and external requests for information, and will participate in varying research projects involving institutional assessment, university rankings, and other quantitative assessments of the institution.
We seek a self- motivated, data-loving individual with excellent attention to detail.
• An ability to manipulate, combine, synthesize, and analyze data with an eye to policy implications
• An understanding and appreciation of the academic enterprise within a large and complex research university
• At least a bachelor's degree in a related discipline (e.g. a social science, computer science) and 5 years of related experience Preferred:
• Experience with statistical software packages (e.g. Stata, SPSS or R), with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau), and with Oracle databases, Brio, and/or SQL.
• A graduate degree
For a more detailed position description and to create a profile online please CLICK HERE TO APPLY, and get connected to Cornell recruiters. To learn more about career opportunities and what makes us a great place to grow your career, please visit www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs.
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