Research Specialist

Research Specialist


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

Goldsboro, NC




State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Closes: Friday, March 1, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, April 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Full-time, M-F

Reports to

Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness/Chief of Staff

Employment Type

Full-time, 12 months - Grant funded

Minimum Qualifications

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 Specialist must be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Ellucian, Intrinsik Informer, SAS, database development and management, graphical presentation software, and Internet research.  The successful candidate must have the ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences and have strong written and verbal communication skills.  The Specialist must have the ability to work successfully in a team environment, prioritize work assignments, and meet deadlines.  


Preferred Qualifications

A National Career Readiness Certificate and bilingual are preferred.

Position Description

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 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  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.

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