The educational research coordinator identifies and obtains educational data; analyzes and interprets that data; and summarizes research findings to develop reports and to update annual and periodic reports published by the Commission. The research coordinator designs and conducts educational research projects, including the development of research objectives and methodologies, data collection and compilation, data analysis and interpretation, and the reporting of findings and conclusions. The research coordinator provides data, reports, and answers to research-related questions in response to other agency needs and requests from outside the Commission. The research coordinator also consults in the development or refinement of the Commission’s educational databases. In general, the research coordinator serves as a resource and a partner to the Commission in providing educational data, research, and reports necessary to fulfill the duties of the Commission.
Examples of Work: Processes, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes the data using appropriate statistics, graphs, charts, tables, or illustrations to facilitate comprehension of the findings of the analysis. Writes and updates reports of statistical analyses and other research for print or online publications. Consults with the Database Manager and Data Analyst in planning and implementing additions and enhancements to the Commission’s data bases and maintains a familiarity with all IPEDS survey forms and the information.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree required in a relevant field. Experience in writing skills required.
PREFERRED: Masters or equivalent. Experience in higher education helpful. Good communication skills. Self-starter.
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