Institutional Research Analyst

Institutional Research Analyst


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location



$37,413.00 - $49,176.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 22, 2024
Closes: Thursday, March 7, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, April 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

30 hours weekly

Employment Type

Reduced Hours Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or specialized training in data analytics

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Excellent technology skills; high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to quickly learn new software applications such as SAS
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills such as JavaScript, SQL etc.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to carefully analyze numbers and reports to identify problems and inconsistencies
  • Ability to effectively organize and manage large volumes of information
  • Ability to make arithmetical calculations efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and staff from other agencies
  • Accuracy and promptness in all information and reports
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to perform under moderate levels of stress imposed by deadlines and peak workloads; ability to operate effectively in an environment of change

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Two or more years of community college experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the mission, vision, and values of Central Carolina Community College
  • Familiarity with SAS, SPSS, or other research statistical packages. 
  • Experience using SQL to query databases.
  • Experience with Datatel, Informer, Microsoft Access, PowerBI, Qualtrics and Blackboard.

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help. 

In alignment with the College’s Strategic Plan, the Institutional Research Analyst works to support institutional efforts to maintain and enhance a data-informed environment. The Institutional Research Analyst will be responsible for summarizing College data gathered from multiple sources and analyzing both numerical and qualitative data to create and distribute reports to College departments, leadership, and accreditation agencies. The Institutional Research Analyst is a member of the Institutional Research team and works collaboratively with all divisions and college partners.   

This position may be eligible for full-time remote work on the condition the employee resides in the state of North Carolina. This position will have an expected presence at certain required in-person college events/activities throughout the year.

This position is 30 hours weekly.

 Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.    


Essential Duties


Complete Ad hoc and Re-occurring Data Requests

  • Prioritize, complete and present scheduled and annual data requests;
  • Receive, prioritize and complete ad hoc data requests in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate, train colleagues and complete all required data submissions for the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys which occur multiple times per year;
  • Provide strategic plan support by providing data for key performance indicators as well as assisting teams with data that may inform their ongoing strategies for improvement;
  • Produce charts, tables, and other data visualizations as well as written evaluations and summaries, from data analyses;
  • Collect and prepare numerical and narrative data that supports grant proposals, institutional and programs accreditation, institutional planning, and other special data requests and projects

 Provide Professional Development

  • Develop, modify and provide professional development sessions on data literacy;
  • Assist in training data liaisons in appropriate departments; 

Create and Maintain Institution-wide Data

  • Collect, verify, clean, analyze, and report data for reports on items such as the NC Community College System Performance Measures, institutional/departmental performance indicators for planning and review cycles, environmental scanning, demographic and economic data, etc.;
  • Develop and maintain institution-wide, as well as department level dashboards and fact sheets;
  • Prepare and distribute monthly “data bytes” to the college community;
  • Assist in software integration and customization for Title III;
  • Assist in compiling and reporting for Title III requirements;
  • Verify and ensure the accuracy of data collected and assembled for staff and public usage, for publications, and for inclusion in higher education databases;
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and data testing to verify the accuracy and timeliness of products, and reports


 Maintain necessary levels of confidentiality and security of all institutional and system data extracted and grant projects;

  • Perform related work as assigned.
  • Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Institutional Research Analyst  will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities. 

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493