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State of Minnesota Research Analyst in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position exists to support the work of the Office of Institutional Research (OIR) at Inver Hills Community College (IHCC) and Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) by preparing data and reports for a variety of audiences including but not limited to accrediting agencies, state and federal agencies, and other internal and external stakeholder groups. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Mathematics, or related field; coursework in research and/or statistics with a minimum of two years of work-related experience. * Working knowledge of relational databases and experience with designing and running queries. * Experience with creating and using Excel pivot tables. * Experience using statistical analysis software for research purposes (SPSS, R, SAS). * Experience and skill in data collection * Experience in recognizing and maintaining data integrity. * Experience and skill in research and analysis techniques * A high degree of critical thinking ability, analytical ability, accuracy, and attention to detail in all tasks * Planning and organizational skills with the ability to work either independently or collaboratively. * Skill in preparing written communications, data visualizations, and reports. Preferred Qualifications * Master’s degree in Math or Social Sciences with coursework in research and/or statistics. * Experience working in Power BI. * Work experience within Minnesota State. * Work experience in Higher Ed. * Program evaluation experience. * Experience with SQL. * Project Management experience. * Ability to clearly document processes such that others can replicate them. * Ability to construct innovative and creative solutions to problems. * Experience with creating, administering, and analyzing surveys/survey data. * Experience and skill in communicating with a wide variety of stakeholder groups having varying degrees of data literacy. Additional Requirements In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Application Details Other Information Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at http://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/Labor/. Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Human Resources at humanresources@inverhills.edu or 651/423-8339. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance is needed. Job Title: Research Analyst Location: Inver Grove Heights Job ID: 47442 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 07/22/2021 Closing Date: 08/05/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN St Colleges & Universities / Inver Hills CC-MAPE Hiring Agency: MN St Colleges & Universities / Inver Hills CC-MAPE Division/Unit: MnSCU Inver Hills CC / MAPE FT NE GT 6 mos sal LT 7 Appointment Type: Unlimited, Full-time Work Shift: Day shift Work Hours: Day shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Day shift Days of Work: Monday-Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $20.40 - $29.50/hourly; $42,595 - $61,596/annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE Job Class: Research Analyst Working Title: Institutional Research Analyst