Research Analyst (Remote Position)

Research Analyst (Remote Position)


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

Fully Remote 


$ 44,007 - $ 57,209


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 29, 2023
Closes: Thursday, July 27, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (Educational research, higher education, data analytics, etc…) or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience in data retrieval, analysis and research

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Ellucian, Informer, Colleague Reporting and Operating Analytics (CROA), Tableau, Power BI, SQL, SAS, online surveying
  • Experience with federal and state data reporting
  • Experience in data visualization
  • Experience in a higher education setting

Position Description

The Research Analyst serves as the lead for data collection and analysis for the college and is responsible for all external data reporting to state, federal, and national entities. Reporting to the Dean, Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation, the Research Analyst supports planning and assessment functions and must work collaboratively across the college to ensure data needs are met. This is a fully remote position.


Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The college community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, the institution celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Davidson-Davie faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.


The College's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!




  • Utilizes business intelligence and analytics technologies and develops dynamic and user-driven reporting of institutional data using these tools
  • Provides data updates to campus leadership regarding enrollment trends and budget projections for use in planning and decision-making
  • Serves as the Data Coordinator to ensure that all reports are submitted on time to the NCCCS Office; also serves as IPEDS Keyholder to ensure the timely reporting and completion of Federal reports
  • Oversees and monitors the reporting of data for the College related to the NCCCS Performance Funding Measures, provides timely updates as data are received and submitted, verifies the accuracy of the data, and works with faculty and staff to use the results of the data to improve programs and services
  • Conducts regular and systematic institutional studies in which comparative and longitudinal data are compiled, analyzed, and reported to provide information on early momentum metrics, course success, retention and completion rates, and transfer performance
  • Provides data for accreditation purposes (SACSCOC) and assists the Dean, Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation with documents such as the Institutional Summary Form, Substantive Change prospectuses and the Fifth Year Interim Report
  • Assists the Director, Student Success Initiatives & Analytics in evaluating assessment plans for student learning outcomes and identifying improvements to College programs and services
  • Manages survey development, distribution, and data analysis to obtain relevant information from graduates, current students, faculty, staff, and community partners
  • Provides consultative support to the campus community in research design and construction, data collection, and assessment processes
  • Conducts campus IRB process 
  • Maintains high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • This is a fully remote position

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933