Institutional Research Analyst III: Hybrid
Job Number: 2021-38189
Category: Administrative Professional
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - EA-Research & Evaluation - W410537
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Grade: 46
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: June 8, 2022



Under the general direction of the Sr. Director, Research & Evaluation or designee, the Institutional Research Analyst III will collaborate on the design of research and conduct statistical analyses related to a wide-range of academic and institutional research data tasks and projects. The Institutional Research Analyst III will report findings and provide information to academic leadership regarding results and outcomes.


  • Lead the design, collection and analysis of academic datasets connected to surveys and evaluations to ensure effective program evaluation and academic/medical education research
  • Develop models for analysis of historical trends and projection of future trends
  • Independently Conduct in-depth statistical analyses of project data
  • Interact with executive leadership, academic faculty, professionals and staff to determine project goals and needs; review outcomes and develop reports to ensure all projects are fully and successfully completed
  • Schedule, plan, coordinate and review project activities related to institutional research and academic data
  • Develop and produce written and oral presentations for campus and University administration and external agencies
  • Responsible for the gathering, maintenance, compilation, analysis and reporting on institutional data
  • Gather and analyze similar data for peer and other external institutions for comparative and benchmark analyses
  • Lead the design and implementation of data management and quality control procedures, including technical manuals to support cross-training within department
  • Keep pace with the evolution of statistical analyses and software applications
  • Lead knowledge transfer via cross-training within department
  • Serve as a resource to other members of the department, including training, mentoring and quality control
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Psychology, Statistics, or other quantitative science
  • 3-5 years of experience in research data/analysis
  • Experience using statistical software, such as: SPSS, SAS, or other statistical application
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in academic/medical education research
  • Proven ability to work with various databases to query, extract and analyze data preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to write complex academic reports and other technical documents including summary information, as well as high-level interpretations and conclusions
  • Demonstrated experience leading small teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail