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Senior Research Analyst, #00417 (RE-ANNOUNCEMENT)

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ON-LINE APPLICATIONS: Applicants must apply on-line through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Recruitment Management System. Reynolds does not accept employment applications by mail, e-mail or fax. EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION: Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the applicant for interview. A resume will not substitute for a completed on-line State application. Applicants are encouraged to fully represent their qualifications on the application and must include complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may decrease the opportunity for interview selection or disqualify the application. YELLOW/BLUE CARD SITUATIONS: If you have been affected by Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this document BEFORE the closing date for this position. The document may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 523-5108. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet. APPLICATION STATUS: Please refer to your Recruitment Management System account for the status of your application and the status of this position. Reynolds is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Senior Research Analyst, #00417 (RE-ANNOUNCEMENT)
Role Title Policy Planning Specialist II - 19132
Job Open Date 08/29/2017
Job Close Date 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Approximate starting salary, $43,892 - $49,343, based on related full-time experience and pre-employment salary.
Agency J. Sargeant Reynolds Comm Coll (283)
Agency Website www.reynolds.edu
Location Henrico - 087
Sublocation Richmond
Position Number 00417
Job Posting Number 1028662
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 05
Job Description

RE-ANNOUNCEMENT
Under the leadership of the director of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE), the Senior Research Analyst is responsible for fulfilling assigned routine and ad hoc requests for data and reports using the college’s student information system and other data sources and software as appropriate; automating and coordinating the unit’s Ask OIE system (request for data and information); serving as OIE’s staff project leader to maintain the “essential college facts and figures” website and online college fact book; conducting survey research as assigned by the director; and creating/monitoring a data production and publishing schedule for IR-related data on OIE’s website.

Minimum Qualifications

Considerable knowledge of database programming, research methodology, statistical and analytical techniques and use of statistical analysis packages such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA. Demonstrated analytical, planning, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to create and modify computer programs that query from a relational database and interpret, combine, and format the data. Demonstrated ability to analyze data and develop reports for both internal and external audiences. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate data findings via written reports, and via clear presentations to individuals and groups, utilizing creative visualization. Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel to manipulate, summarize, and present data. Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple projects with minimal supervision; to complete complex projects within established timeframes; and to accurately perform detailed work. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; and to work collaboratively with a diverse group of individuals. Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of coursework and/or experience in programming, information systems, database applications, research methods, and/or statistical analysis is required. The selected candidate must be able to pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Experience with data extraction and analysis in an educational setting, using SQL within a relational database system such as PeopleSoft or Banner; using SAS for statistical analysis; developing or maintaining web pages; and survey research are also preferred.

Special Requirements

Reynolds is seeking applicants who share in its commitment to students and teamwork. The College supports a culture of life-long learning, celebrating its diversity, and recruiting and retaining star quality employees. It is currently seeking applicants for the position of Policy and Planning Specialist II, Pay Band 5. This position will be assigned to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Parham Road Campus. 1651 E. Parham Road.

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. Employment-related inquiries regarding the college’s nondiscrimination policy should be addressed to: EEO Officer, EEO@Reynolds.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants

ON-LINE APPLICATIONS: Applicants must apply on-line through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Recruitment Management System. Reynolds does not accept employment applications by mail, e-mail or fax. EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION: Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the applicant for interview. A resume will not substitute for a completed on-line State application. Applicants are encouraged to fully represent their qualifications on the application and must include complete information in all sections. Failure to complete any section may decrease the opportunity for interview selection or disqualify the application. YELLOW/BLUE CARD SITUATIONS: If you have been affected by Policy 1.30 Layoff as a state employee and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Card (Blue Card), you must submit this document BEFORE the closing date for this position. The document may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 523-5108. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet. APPLICATION STATUS: Please refer to your Recruitment Management System account for the status of your application and the status of this position. Reynolds is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Name Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator
Phone
Fax
Email eduncan@reynolds.edu
Address

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. In accordance with the Governor’s guidance on Virginia’s participation in the Employer of National Service initiative, are you an alumnus of a federal national public service volunteer organization such as the Peace Corp, AmeriCorps, or Teach for America?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Other Document