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Institutional Research Analyst

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Institutional Research Analyst at Belmont University. 

Employment Type 


Internal Job Category

Exempt (Staff)


Ofc Assess & Institutional Res


Primary Duties and

Under supervision of the Associate Provost, serves as the University's clearinghouse for all internal and external data requests, compiling and reporting accurate data to internal constituents and external entities such U. S. Dept. of Education, CUPA, college guidebook information, state agencies, accrediting bodies, Common Data Set, etc. within required deadlines.

  • Develop an understanding of and proficiency with institutional research concepts and best practices, and complex university processes.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely reporting for internal and external data requests. 
  • Responds to inquiries on the status of trends in specific areas of the institution's operations, peer comparison data and analysis of guidebooks and other external data.
  • Maintains current and archival data and information from consortiums, guidebooks and any other data deemed important to maintain.
  • Coordinate the assessment and reporting of student evaluation of instruction.
  • Manage survey collections procedures from the initial survey design, participant solicitation and data collection for various university partners.
  • Maintain comprehensive mapping of university survey and assessment content to ensure consistent data collection points that allow for robust and meaningful analysis and reporting.
  • Interpret university data using statistical analysis software. Prepare and write summary reports presenting analytical findings and statistical methods.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Required Qualifications:Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service. 

  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently or with a team.
  • Organize work effectively and be fully proficient in performing the work assignments defined by their position.
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and document complex questions and determine needs for surveys or analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations.
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Excel.
  • Experience using software products related to relational databases and SPSS statistical software.
Required EducationBachelor’s degree required in social sciences or related field. Master's degree preferred.
Required ExperienceOne or more years of related experience including graduate assistantship roles. Prior experience in higher education or related to database and statistical software preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Belmont University is a Christian community. The university faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/the American with Disabilities Act, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University.  Click here to learn more.

Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer under all applicable civil rights laws.