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Research Analyst (Assessment)

Position Deleted on 7/25/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Largo, MD
  • Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
  • Admin - Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Application Due:
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
Research Analyst (Assessment)
Office of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research (OPAIR)

Prince George's Community College, committed to transforming the lives of its 40,000 plus credit and non-credit students, invites applications for the position of Research Analyst (Assessment) in the Office of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research (OPAIR). The Analyst will make a key contribution to a dynamic and cutting-edge team by supporting academic assessment, program assessment, and measures of institutional effectiveness to promote and support a culture of evidence-based decision making across all areas of the College. The OPAIR team is also involved in national initiatives including Achieving the Dream, the American Association of Colleges and Universities Roadmap Project, and Complete College America. Because of its work OPAIR staff have routinely presented regionally and nationally.


1. Bachelor's degree required in social science or a related field.
2. Two years of experience in data analysis of large data sets, preferably longitudinal data sets. Two years' experience working in higher education preferred.
3. Candidates must be able to provide multiple examples of working with data and interpreting results using SPSS or other statistical software.

CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process.

1. Extent of demonstrated verbal and written communications skills. (Applicants invited to interview are to provide a research report or equivalent example of their writing.)
2. Evidence of public speaking and participating collaboratively in group meetings.
3. Extent of experience and proficiency with SPSS or similar statistical software.
4. Extent of knowledge and experience in assessment design, statistics, data collection methodologies, quantitative and qualitative data analysis including multivariate techniques.
5. Extent of knowledge and experience with microcomputer systems and spreadsheet, database, graphics, word processing, utilities, and other software; familiarity with the Windows operating system.
6. Extent of knowledge and experience in survey research design, administration, and analysis.
7. Evidence of ability to learn quickly, communicate effectively, work independently and adapt in a fast-paced, highly productive research environment.


1. Normal working days and hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U. S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Closing Date: July 1, 2013


Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Candidates must be able to provide multiple examples of working with data and interpreting results using SPSS or other statistical software.

Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution.
The Chief of Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college's program of nondiscrimination
Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution.
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