Research & Assessment Analyst - Department of Resident Life
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|Functional Title:||Research & Assessment Analyst - Department of Resident Life|
|Category Status:||33-Exempt Regular|
|Applicant Search Category:||Staff|
|University Authorized FTE:||1.0|
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
|Position Summary/Purpose of Position:||
The Research and Assessment Analyst works collaboratively with the Director for Research and Assessment in planning and implementing research and assessment projects for the Department of Resident Life and the Division of Student Affairs. A successful candidate will need to perform two primary functions: (1) the technical and administrative skills needed to conduct projects and (2) the interpersonal skills needed to train and engage staff in practical implications of assessment. This position participates in each phase of the research/assessment process from project development to presentation of results. Typical projects include assessment of student learning outcomes; surveys to measure satisfaction, program and staff evaluation; and special projects related to department or division goals.
• Bachelor and Master’s degree (or doctoral student who is ABD) from an accredited institution required, preferably in student affairs, higher education, social sciences, statistics, or related field. Completion of a master’s research thesis (or comparable research project) or Ph.D. preferred.
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Best Consideration Date||04/28/2017|
Evening and weekend work on a variable basis is required. Light lifting and movement around campus required to attend to duties.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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Do you have a Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, statistics, or a social-behavioral field?
Have you completed a thesis, dissertation or comparable research project?
Do you have one year of experience working in educational assessment/research, institutional research, or applied statistics within a social-behavioral field?
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