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Research Assistant

Date Posted: Apr. 10, 2014
Position Start Date: Apr. 10, 2014
Apply by: Apr. 30, 2014
Campus location Walsh Administration
Department contact person Stacy Connolly
Title Senior Research Analyst
Department Walsh Administration
Phone 4160
E-mail SConnolly@scu.edu
Student job title Research Assistant
Work Study Required? no
Hourly Wage 9.00
Days of Week Varies
Hours of day Varied
Shift Duration
How to apply
  • E-mail resume
  • Online Form
  • Department description The purpose of the Office of Institutional Research is to provide objective, systematic and thorough research and analysis in support of the institution's strategic and operational planning, policy formation, and decision-making.
    Qualifications 1. Highly dependable and deadline oriented. 2. Executes projects full-circle; origination, action, documentation, completion, follow-up. 3. Meticulous in nature and extremely detail oriented. 4. Understands the importance of documenting procedures. 5. Intermediate Office, Computer and Internet Researching skills with an aptitude and desire to quickly learn new business processes and techniques is required. 6. Highly prefer an individual who is planning on working throughout the entire year, including summers. 7. Prefer a Freshman/Sophomore Undergraduate Student due to the length of training required to understand business processes. 8. Must be able to work between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.
    Duties and responsibilities 1. Provide support for data collection for both internal and external reporting. 2. Collect information from sources including other on-campus departments, student/faculty/staff surveys, publications, and the World Wide Web. 3. Generates project schedules 4. Detailed review of a large amounts of data 5. Provide direct support for the Institutional Research website, managed on Common Spot. Design reports, page layouts, graphics and data updates. 6. Maintains digital filing environment to store completed projects, data files, and departmental documents. 7. Other duties as required.

    Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with a disability.

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