Research Analyst (Research Technician III), UPDATED* (505189)

  • Sonoma State University
  • Rohnert Park, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research

Job Description

Description:

Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Job Summary
Reporting to and under general direction of the Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness Institutional Effectiveness, the Research Analyst designs and conducts analytical, research and evaluation studies, analytics, and assessment studies of considerable scope in support of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). The Research Analyst is responsible for querying large-scale institutional databases; troubleshooting and manipulating data; creating reports; filling cyclical and ad-hoc data requests and reporting requirements; preparing interpretive analyses and presenting research findings in narrative and graphic forms; and effectively interacting with the university community and external constituencies in carrying out these responsibilities.
Key Qualifications
This position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. (Additional qualifying professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) Three years of progressively responsible technical research or statistical experience including or supplemented by one year in the interpretation and graphic presentation of data. Graduate study in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration or engineering may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Experience developing surveys of students, staff, or other campus constituents, querying and reporting from complex student information systems such as PeopleSoft (especially academic and student data), and analyzing and reporting survey results required. Significant experience in a large, complex and diverse higher education setting and experience supporting institutional self-studies for re-accreditation highly preferred. Advanced proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, Veera Construct, Tableau, SQL, Qualtrics, PeopleSoft, and electronic communication methods and tools (web design, storyboarding, videos, infographics) preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $4,476 to $5,052 a month. This is a full time, exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit: https://covid19.sonoma.edu/ vaccine-requirement- information.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources (hr@sonoma.edu). The ADA Coordinator is also available (hrleaves@sonoma.edu) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Rohnert Park, California 94928 United States View Map