The Office of Institutional Research conducts ethical analysis that supports a culture of reflection and action by providing rich, timely, and accurate data in formats that are accessible and useful to decision-makers. Responsibilities of the Research Analyst include data: collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting. The job requires technical familiarity with data coding structures and conventions, knowledge of methodologies for quantitative and qualitative analysis, and a familiarity with the use of statistical software.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Uses software packages (e.g. SPSS, Microsoft Excel, EMSI, etc.) for statistical and analytical purposes to produce descriptive statistics, longitudinal/predictive analyses, and other derivable reports/models specific to analytical software.
Collaborates with institutional research staff to provide timely, relevant and accurate institutional information to internal and external audiences.
Assists in summarizing and producing reports, models, and summaries of data on relevant job market conditions, industry trends, and demographic/workforce information.
Works with large complex data sets, including exporting/importing and merging from various sources, cleaning data files and maintaining historical records.
Prepares reports, summarizing data and analyses that present results in a clear and concise manner for multiple audiences, including the creation of clear and effective charts and tables.
Supports institutional research staff by proofreading reports, correspondence, and statistical tables for accuracy and completeness, as well as helping to reconcile discrepancies and investigate data anomalies.
Maintains security of confidential student and employee information.
Assists institutional research staff with departmental outreach by supporting them on collaborative projects, including the design and analysis of quantitative and qualitative research projects.
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College
Performs other duties as assigned.
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Master's or Doctorate degree in math/statistics, computer science, social/behavioral sciences, higher education administration or a related field
Experience in accessing data from multiple sources and merging them to perform analyses
Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Tableau
Familiarity with external reporting, including data collections for Peterson's, National Student Clearinghouse and IPEDS
Knowledge of CCSSE and SENSE
Knowledge of CBM State Reporting
Internal Number: 18737
About Tarrant County College
Tarrant County College District, a comprehensive two-year institution established in 1965, is dedicated to providing quality education that exceeds the expectations of the people of Tarrant County. More than 50,000 students are enrolled in TCC's associate degree and technical programs, making it the sixth largest among Texas colleges and universities. Continuing Education, Corporate and Workforce Services offer additional opportunities for businesses and individuals of all ages, through Continuing Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The college has five major campuses in the cities of Hurst (Northeast Campus), Fort Worth (Northwest, South and Trinity River campuses), and Arlington (Southeast Campus), with administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth at the May Owen Center.