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Research Analyst
Kean University

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2023
Title Research Analyst
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department Office of Institutional Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research Methods/Data Analysis

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.

Office of Institutional Research

Research Analyst

Under the supervision of the Director, the Research Analyst (Professional Services Specialist 3) coordinates and responds to both internal and external data requests, including annual Federal and State reports, external agency data requests and surveys, routine internal and administrative data reports, and daily internal and external ad hoc data requests; produces, formats, and proofread various data reports and profile books; conducts data verification to ensure data accuracy; assists in database maintenance and website development; provides support services to the office; and does related work as required. A flexible schedule and some travel may be required.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Educational Research, Statistics, Computer Science/ Information Technology or a closely related field and two (2) years of experience in higher education in the area of institutional research or a related area is required. Candidates must be proficienct in Database Language or Data Manipulation Language such as SQL, T-SQL and have familiarity with statistical computing language and analytical software such as SPSS or SAS; Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including Words, Excel, and Access is also required and demonstrated ability to utilize internet resources for trouble shooting and problem solving.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


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Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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