The Research Data Analyst will manage data collection and reporting requirements and assist with data analysis for dissemination for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded ReBUILDetroit program. The ReBUILDetroit (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) seeks to enhance the diversity of NIH-funded research scientist workforce (see ReBUILDetroit.org). University of Detroit Mercy is the lead institution in a consortium with research partner Wayne State University and pipeline partner Henry Ford College.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(1) Collect, manage, analyze, disseminate, and report on data pertaining to the ReBUILDetroit program.
(2) Work with the National Institutes of Health, the Coordination and Evaluation Center (CEC) and 3rd party evaluators, and Detroit Mercy Institutional Research for managing data and grant reporting.
(3) Work with Detroit Mercy Institutional Research, the Registrar’s office and Admissions in tracking academic data for BUILD scholars, the comparison group, and potential applicants.
(4) Create reports including appropriate statistical analysis and data visualization using appropriate tools (e.g., Access, Argos, SQL, SPSS, Tableau). Assist with writing and analysis for manuscripts, reports, grants and dissemination to internal and external audiences.
(5) Collaborate with faculty and administrators to identify appropriate means and ways to communicate outcomes and findings to multiple audiences.
(6) All other duties as assigned.
Commensurate with Experience
Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A familiarity with Banner and the Argos reporting tool are strongly recommended.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Understanding of institutional data and working in a higher education setting.
• Knowledge of data processing, integrity and cleaning, and reporting principles and practices.
• Effective verbal and written communication, and data visualization with adherence to federal accessibility guidelines.
• Ability to advise faculty writing grants in the effective utilization of data from analyses.
• Fundamental understanding of educational research methods and practice, including protection of human subjects/confidentiality and knowledge of ethical use of data.
• Working understanding of qualitative and quantitative statistical research methods
• Ability to conduct and coordinate multiple activities/projects and deadlines simultaneously. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to manage time and prioritize work.
• Orientation to detail and maintaining a high level of accuracy.
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and databases.
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.