The Association of America Veterinary Medical Colleges is seeking a Data Analyst.
The Data Analyst is responsible primarily for assisting the Senior Director (SD) of Institutional Research and Diversity in the collection, entering, formatting and reporting of data for AAVMC’s institutional research and diversity portfolio. The position will also provide project support to other program directors as needed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in the development of survey methodologies and implements research projects as directed by the SD.
Collaborates on survey development, execution, analysis and reporting of quantitative and qualitative research projects. Performs data entry for the purpose of updating existing reports and development of new reports.
Manages the annual data collection for and preparation of the AAVMC’s Comparative Data Report.
Assists the SD in managing the DiVersity Matters Initiative and the Iverson Bell Symposium, including, but not limited to, supporting programming related to admissions, recruiting and diversity.
Travels occasionally to conduct or present research and programming updates at AAVMC member institutions and affiliated organizations (approximately 2-3 times per year).
Maintains and safeguards the confidentiality of personal information in accordance with AAVMC policy.
Provides staff support to various AAVMC committees as assigned (scheduling meetings, taking minutes, preparing meeting materials).
Provides minimal administrative support as needed (updating presentations, coordinating events, drafting correspondence).
Four-year degree with prior research experience, preferably in academic policy, educational research or related field
Basic experience with data analysis is required
Professional experience with SPSS is preferred
Basic quantitative analysis experience is required; experience with qualitative analysis is a plus
Experience with MS Office programs and internet communication is required
Database experience (MS Access and/or SQL) is a plus
Experience with data visualization programs is a plus
Association experience preferred
Proficiency in Excel is required
Excellent writing and problem-solving skills is required