Closes: Friday, March 12, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
A Bachelor’s degree is required in one of the following fields: Statistics and/or Research, Business, Information Systems, or a related field. A minimum of one year of experience in research and data analysis is required. The successful candidate must have the ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences.
Candidates must have excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills; be highly organized and detail oriented; have the ability to work collaboratively and productively in a team environment; the ability to work independently; knowledge of research design and data analysis; knowledge of best practices in institutional research and operationalizing data to inform decision making; knowledge of databases and data extraction; have advanced Microsoft Excel Skills; and a willingness and ability to learn and use analytical and reporting tools such as Tableau, Entrinsik Informer and SAS.
Experience with Ellucian’s Colleague enterprise resource planning system; experience working with large datasets; and familiarity with Community Colleges, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), and the National Student Clearinghouse is preferred.
Bilingual candidates and those with a National Career Readiness Certificate are preferred.
The Research Specialist conducts institutional research, analytic and administrative duties that support the mission of the College, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and student success efforts. The Specialist also collaborates with college faculty and staff in developing, collecting, analyzing, and reporting data using standard qualitative and quantitative procedures. This position is grant-funded and is subject to the availability of funds.
If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
INSTITUTION: Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the college serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.
How to Apply
Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications and post-secondary transcripts via ApplicantOne at https://www.waynecc.edu/jobs. No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.