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Job ID: 112530

Research Analyst
Rancho Santiago Community College District

Date Posted Sep. 18, 2018
Title Research Analyst
University Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana, CA, United States
Department Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Job Title:Research Analyst
Location:Santiago Canyon College
Position Type:Classified Staff
Posting Close Date:10/03/2018

Job Description:

Under direction works with administrative and instructional staff and other community colleges and agencies to develop and implement research studies; identify research questions and appropriate project design, prepare research instruments and implement data collection process, analyze data and produce reports; coordinates and disseminates information; assumes and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Prepares research designs and data collection instruments; completes literature reviews; creates data processing designs for the microcomputer and/or mainframe processing of research data; supervises student assistants and the collection of data; analyzes data in relation to policy questions and study purposes; creates statistical tables and graphic displays; writes research reports; presents and disseminates research findings; attends meetings and maintains communication and liaison with research study-related individuals; coordinates ongoing research which may relate to topics such as student retention and tracking, student outcomes, follow-up studies, student skills assessments, demographics, institutional self-study and community and business needs assessments.

This position reports to the designated manager and may supervise the work of student assistants.

Job Qualifications:

Any combination of training and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with educational background in statistics, computer science, educational program delivery or management; and three years of experience in research or demonstrated ability to conduct such research. Thorough knowledge of research design and methods, analysis, writing and reporting methods. Good knowledge of statistics, data processing software; data collection instrument development; community college programs. Ability to write clear, concise reports; communicate well with other program staff; organize and coordinate projects; initiate, design and complete research projects with a minimum of direction; learn new computer technology and research methods; work cooperatively with others of diverse program backgrounds. Skills: research, computer, human relations, organizational, and statistical skills sufficient to carry out the job duties successfully.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online by the specified closing date for the position. If you do not have a computer, there is a computer which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB) available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

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