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Research Assistant

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SUNY Budget Title: Institutional Studies Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL2
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Institutional Research
Categories: Management & Professional


Located in Western New York, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport!
Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Research Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Research Assistant will focus on the collection and interpretation of data derived from institutional research studies conducted to provide a basis for administrative decision-making. The major areas of focus in an institutional research program are administrative studies, behavioral research, planning studies, and information system creation although there may be considerable variation in the attention accorded each of these areas. An institutional research program ordinarily encompasses studies of students, faculty, staff, curriculum, enrollment, finance, and other areas of higher education in an effort to generate information such as unit costs, class size, staff workload, institutional quality, and student success.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
• Demonstrated work and/or school experience querying data sources.
• Demonstrated work and/or school experience with statistical software.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with technical and non-technical personnel alike.
• Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact collegially and effectively with staff from across the college, including senior leadership.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment with a variety of constituents.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two or more years full-time work experience in Institutional Research.
• Additional experience in research is desirable.
• Experience with SUNY Institutional Research Information System (SIRIS) Reporting.
• Experience with Banner.
• Familiarity with business intelligence solutions.
• Familiarity with survey creation and design.

Work Schedule: N/A
Salary and Benefits: Minimum Salary is $44,374. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport.  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 
Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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