Data Specialist

Data Specialist


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville, NC


$29,651 - $37,064 annually


State of North Carolina

Job Category

  • Clerical

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 21, 2018
Closes: Friday, October 12, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, November 26, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Reports to

Executive Director of Instiutional Research and Planning

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • proficiency in Microsoft Office products especially Access and Excelcertification preferred
  • ability to maintain confidentiality and work a flexible schedule
  • excellent organizational, time management skills and detail oriented
  • understanding of and commitment to open-access community college philosophy, diversity issues ability to communicate both verbally and in writing

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree or higher, required
  • three or more years of experience in a computer or research related field; will substitute work experience for education, if education is directly related to essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Preferred Qualifications

see minimum qualifications

Position Description

Job Summary:

The Data Specialist will perform technical tasks related to collecting, retrieving, reporting, and presenting research and planning information and studies for the department. Primary responsibilities include the administration of survey instruments, labor and economic development analysis and support, and facilitation of unit-level planning in support of institutional effectiveness.



 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • use of economic and labor resources in order to produce annual county labor projection report, job analytics reports, and program gap evaluations(ex. EMSI, BLS, NC LEAD)
  • conduct surveys that assist the college in identifying unmet employer needs
  • conduct and/or assist with the administration of all institutional surveys, including but not limited to, annual faculty and staff surveys, annual student surveys, evaluations of course, graduating student survey, and various internal ad-hoc surveys
  • facilitate annual planning processes for administrative units maintain departmental public webpage and intranet site


Related Responsibilities:

  • provide assistance with SACSCOC accreditation requirements
    assist the Executive Director with the maintenance of databases for various institutional effectiveness and research purposes
  • participate on college committees, teams, and/or task forces as appointed
  • other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction or Executive Director

Job Post Contact

Rose Moon

HR Coordinator


704-978-3117 (fax)