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Research and Planning Analyst, Categorically Funded, full-time (Two or more positions) Research, Planning and Accreditation Department, Irvine Valley College

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NOTICE: THIS RECRUITMENT WILL REMAIN “OPEN UNTIL FILLED”

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Complete and submit an application online at http://jobs.socccd.edu login page. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.
ALL SECTIONS of the application must be completed (do not state “see resume” and do not leave any blanks).

    a. List relevant experience. b. Specify assignment details for each job listed. c. Provide a minimum of three (3) professional references from either your current supervisor, previous supervisors, or colleagues and coworkers who can address your professional competency and practical skills. d. Please complete all required supplemental questions. e. Submission of a resume and cover letter are required. f. This recruitment will remain “OPEN UNTIL FILLED.” For guaranteed consideration your complete application, and all “REQUIRED” documents must be submitted electronically by the “INITIAL SCREENING DATE.” .


    All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District and will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring the application is complete when submitted. Any supporting application materials must reference the job opening ID number. “Please do not add photographs or confidential data (e.g. social security number, birth date, etc.) to your application package.”


    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Application must be posted to the position and materials must be received by the specified closing date. Applications and supporting documents received after the closing deadline will not be accepted. Applications submitted via fax or email will not be accepted.


    NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active member of CalPERS. Please contact CalPERS for additional information on reinstatement to an active member. Additionally, any active member of California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), who accepts employment with this District to perform service that requires membership in the CalPERS, is eligible to elect to continue retirement system coverage under CalSTRS.

Posting Details

Position Information

Link to job brochure:
Classification Title Research and Planning Analyst
Job Category: Classified Staff
Job Open Date: 06/30/2017
Job Close Date:
Initial Screening Date 10/16/2017
Position ID: P0006699, P0005657
Job Open ID: REQ6389, REQ6370
Position Title: Research and Planning Analyst, Categorically Funded, full-time (Two or more positions) Research, Planning and Accreditation Department, Irvine Valley College
Location 10-Irvine Valley College
Department Research, Planning and Accreditation (IVC-020-095)
Term: 12 Months/Year
Salary Schedule Link: Click here for current Salary Schedules
Pay Basis: Monthly
Pay Range: 138; starting salary at $6001.00 monthly
% of Range: 100%
Hours per week: 40
Work Schedule Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Receives Benefits: Yes
Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible
employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life
insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment
coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are
fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public
Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

Position-Specific Benefits:
Additional Position Information:

Additional Information

Summary Description:

Employment in these positions is contingent on Student Success and Support (SSSP) categorical funding or Student Equity (SEP) categorical funding.

Under direction of assigned College President or designee, plans, conducts, and presents research and analysis of institutional data related to the development and assessment of College programs, services, activities, and enrollment patterns; and provides a variety of complex decision and planning support to the President of the College or designee.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Representative Duties:

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of
the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties
from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business
practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:

Standard statistical procedures and research methods including those related to sampling, projections, significance, and distributions.
Principles and practices used in the development and implementation of survey instruments and techniques.
Data collection and coding methods.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including operating characteristics of personal and mainframe computers, peripherals, and a variety of software applications including statistical, word processing, advanced spreadsheet, and database management applications.
Principles and procedures of complex data management and reporting.
Principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative report preparation.
Principles of business letter writing.
Oral and written communication skills.
Principles, practices, and procedures of record keeping.
Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.
Work organization principles and practices.
English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
Methods and techniques used in public relations.

Ability to:

Perform statistical research and analysis work of a specialized nature involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.
Analyze current and historical statistical data and develop sound, logical conclusions and recommendations.
Assist in planning, organizing, and directing complex projects requiring multiple tasks and input from a variety of sources.
Develop and implement a comprehensive research design and methods with specific timelines.
Access, download, consolidate, and analyze data from District information systems.
Compile data and prepare and present administrative, analytical, and technical reports and recommendations.
Understand the organization and operation of the assigned program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances.
Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.
Operate office equipment including personal and mainframe computers, peripherals, and supporting applications including advanced spreadsheet and database management systems used in data analysis, maintenance, and report preparation.
Utilize sophisticated survey development and data processing equipment and software.
Develop and implement online survey tools.
Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person.
Work well in team situations and collaborate effectively with diverse groups of people.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience Guidelines:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Education/Training:

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, economics, sociology, statistics, or a related field. A Master’s degree is desirable.

Experience:

Two years of increasingly responsible experience in the collection, analysis, reporting, and presentation of research data.

License or Certificate:
Conditions of Employment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Duties are typically performed at a desk or computer terminal; subject to noise from office equipment operation; frequent interruptions and contact in person and on the telephone with staff and others. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

Physical Demands:

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision:
See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing:
Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Additional Position Information:

NOTICE: THIS RECRUITMENT WILL REMAIN “OPEN UNTIL FILLED”

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Complete and submit an application online at http://jobs.socccd.edu login page. INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.

ALL SECTIONS of the application must be completed (do not state “see resume” and do not leave any blanks).


    a. List relevant experience.
    b. Specify assignment details for each job listed.
    c. Provide a minimum of three (3) professional references from either your current supervisor, previous supervisors, or colleagues and coworkers who can address your professional competency and practical skills.
    d. Please complete all required supplemental questions.
    e. Submission of a resume and cover letter are required.
    f. This recruitment will remain “OPEN UNTIL FILLED.” For guaranteed consideration your complete application, and all “REQUIRED” documents must be submitted electronically by the “INITIAL SCREENING DATE.” .


    All submitted materials become the property of the South Orange County Community College District and will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this position only. Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring the application is complete when submitted. Any supporting application materials must reference the job opening ID number. “Please do not add photographs or confidential data (e.g. social security number, birth date, etc.) to your application package.”


    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Application must be posted to the position and materials must be received by the specified closing date. Applications and supporting documents received after the closing deadline will not be accepted. Applications submitted via fax or email will not be accepted.


    NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.

    PLEASE NOTE: This position is under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active member of CalPERS. Please contact CalPERS for additional information on reinstatement to an active member. Additionally, any active member of California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), who accepts employment with this District to perform service that requires membership in the CalPERS, is eligible to elect to continue retirement system coverage under CalSTRS.

Additional Classification Information:
Position Specific Benefits:

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the President or designee in implementation of program reviews, College planning activities, accreditation processes, and decision-making processes related to student success and institutional effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate procedures for College enrollment tracking, measurement, and planning; provide research support including data acquisition and analysis for enrollment management and planning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Participate in Program Reviews; develop and create surveys for the College’s annual mandatory Program Review process; plan and implement survey schedules; collect, input, and process data from surveys; provide research and technical assistance to programs for the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data in their final reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

Participate in the analysis, report preparation, and dissemination of information/results related to statistical, demographic, and empirical studies used in College programs and services; consult with College administrators regarding research needs, current studies, results of research, and related matters; edit and review College statistical information for accuracy and conformity to standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and implement effective and sound survey instruments as determined by the administration, faculty, or staff for both required and investigative data trends analysis; collect and process data; analyze data and present results in comprehensive reports; assist College leadership to access student demographic data as well as with data analysis for additional planning purposes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Participate in a variety of reports and external surveys; write or provide technical and editorial assistance in the writing and publishing of special reports and publications; complete surveys as requested/required by external private or public agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide the necessary research support to existing grants as required; provide research support for grant applications.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate with District Information Technology and District Research and Planning Office staff for the development and implementation of an accurate, effective and useful District information management system.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate with College leadership for a campus-wide research agenda; edit and review College-related statistical information for accuracy and conformity to standards; assist College leadership with other specific research requirements including those for accreditation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate computer and peripheral equipment including the technical aspects of current spreadsheet and database management software; utilize query programs to access mainframe data; download and transfer data as required for various projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create, design, and maintain assigned office website; publish latest research information on site.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain communication with various external research and planning agencies to ensure the College remains current with the latest trends in research and data acquisition for the community college system.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform related duties as required.

Documents Needed for Applying

Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you obtained education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, economics, sociology, statistics, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you obtained a Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, economics, sociology, statistics, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you obtained at least two years of increasingly responsible experience in the collection, analysis, reporting, and presentation of research data?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you obtained at least two years of responsible work experience in education or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Does your experience include collecting, analyzing, summarizing, and presenting research and data?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Describe your experience with different statistical software. Please provide: name of software and type of statistical modeling (can be bullet points).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please list your experience working with databases and data management software. Please provide: Size of database, software used, and level of experience (can be bullet points).

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please list your experience with mixed-method or qualitative research. Please provide: Type of project, responsibility, and description of research method.

    (Open Ended Question)