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Research & Planning Associate

Position Deleted on 5/10/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Waco, TX
Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
Full Time

Baylor University's Office of Institutional Research & Testing seeks an energetic, creative, and ambitious colleague to become a Research & Planning Associate and join a team dedicated to contextualizing institutional decision-making. We seek an individual who will excel in providing support of research and policy analysis (about students, faculty, etc.) that is used as strategic information for decision support.


The successful candidate possesses the following characteristics:

  • Experience with survey research design and administration;
  • Experience with qualitative research design and implementation;
  • Superior quantitative, statistical, and analytical skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and presentation skills;

The Office of Institutional Research & Testing is a component of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, reporting to the Provost. The Research and Planning Associate will report to the Associate Director of Institutional Research & Testing. This individual will work collaboratively with others from the office to provide support for academic and administrative assessment needs.


Three years of experience and a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant Social Science discipline (statistics, sociology, economics, higher education, etc.) is required, though a Master's degree is preferred. Demonstrated Christian faith is required.

To Apply: Interested applicants should complete the Baylor University on-line application at , along with the submission of a resume and cover letter. For full consideration, please submit your application materials by April 15, 2013; however, the review process will continue until the position is filled.

Baylor University is the oldest continually-operating university in Texas and the largest Baptist University in the world. Classified as a research university with "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Baylor blends an international reputation for educational excellence and a strong Christian commitment with a robust research program aimed at the discovery of new knowledge across all academic disciplines. With a total student enrollment of more than 15,000, Baylor offers 147 baccalaureate, 74 master and 31 doctoral degree programs across 11 academic divisions.

Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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