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Research Analyst - Center for the Study of Student Life - OSU

  • December 05, 2023 9:30 AM
    Message # 13287178

    The Center for the Study of Student Life at The Ohio State University is currently hiring a Research Analyst for our Health and Well-being area. Interested candidates may apply here: https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Research-Analyst_R93871-1.

    The Office of Student Life fosters students’ development, learning, well-being and sense of belonging; empowers students to achieve their academic, personal and professional goals; and prepares students to be engaged in a global society. 

    Job Description: Develops assessments using qualitative and quantitative research methods; collaborates and consults with Student Life departments regarding their outcomes assessment and research; consults with departments external to Student Life regarding outcomes assessment and research as needed; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to current research and best practices; develops survey instruments and launches assessments via existing software; analyzes data using computer software; generates written reports summarizing results; presents assessment results to constituents when appropriate; manages several projects at various stages in the assessment and research cycle simultaneously; facilitates training workshops on topics related to assessment and research in Student Life; assists with developing research projects using various methods; designs and delivers presentations on data and findings, and provides specialized reports upon request; collects and analyzes data for research projects; assists in writing and preparation of research projects for publication in peer-reviewed journals; edits manuscripts, extracts and manages data sets; creates and manages dashboards on a central server; supports the work of the Center for the Study of Student Life, including fluid collaboration with all team members and constituents; assists with coaching student employees on assessment and research projects.

    Required Qualifications
    Required: Bachelors degree in Social Science, Education, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Access and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Tableau; one year experience creating and administering surveys using Qualtrics Survey Software; working knowledge of inferential statistics; experience with assessment-related work in a university setting; experience analyzing and presenting data, experience working within time-constrained deadlines.

    Desired: Masters degree in Social Science, Education, Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge in assessment-related work in a university setting; knowledge of survey development and analysis; knowledge of student learning and student development theory; knowledge of survey software and relational databases; demonstrated knowledge of publishing and presenting research on student affairs topics.

    This position will be located at our Columbus campus with the opportunity for a hybrid work arrangement.

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