Job Req ID:  113370

Institutional Research Analyst

The Office of Institutional Research & Analytics is seeking an Institutional Research Analyst (IRA) to support the office's core activity of capturing and analyzing data and presenting information on faculty, students, academic programs and related topics for university decision-making and assessment. The IRA will be responsible for responding to internal and external requests for information about the university, preparing data for annual and longitudinal profile reports on the university, preparing data for benchmarking studies and peer exchanges, and designing visual displays for information.

*Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

**Note - Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collect, refine, and manage data from internal and external information systems, surveys and data stewards.
  • Fulfill reporting requirements accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of the data both independently and on teams.
  • Communicate findings in written, graphical and oral forms.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand their information needs and tailor the analyses to address those needs.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Demonstrates aptitude for data analysis and detailed reporting including the use of descriptive and analytical statistics.
  • Strong technical skills and programming experience with statistical packages (e.g., SPSS), programming languages (R, Python); experience writing queries and using business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI); high level of skill with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to provide accurate and consistent analyses.
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills; ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills; discretion to maintain confidentiality of sensitive and/or personal information.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • One year experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in Institutional Research in higher education preferred.
  • Command of terms, definitions, standards, and sources of information in higher education preferred.
  • Experience with mandatory federal, state, and accreditation reports preferred.
  • Degree in a field that requires significant independent work in research and statistical methods (natural sciences, engineering, social science, computer science, business, statistics, etc.) preferred.



Classified Title: Institutional Research Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC  
Starting Salary Range: $47,500 - $83,300 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8:30am-5:00pm / Monday - Friday 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ofc of Institutional Research&Analytics  
Personnel area: University Administration 



Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week