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Research Specialist

Company

Rio Hondo Community College District

Location

Whittier, CA

Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean of Institutional Research & Planning supervisor, compiles and conducts data analyses in support of institutional research studies on a variety of subjects applicable to a community college; assists in conducting research for specially funded programs and projects; and performs related duties as assigned. Provides data support for institutional research studies and projects on a variety of subjects applicable to a community college; assists with state-wide economic and labor trends and reports; Assists with and provides support for grants research activities; assists with College accountability and program review studies. Assists in gathering data through the use of surveys and other data collection instruments as required.

Assembles, compiles and maintains selected data from a variety of sources, including mainframe data files, state reports and documents, other community college studies and various standards reports. E Administers, scores and interprets survey projects. E Utilizes and operates computer hardware and software programs to obtain data from the existing College mainframe and file transfers; imports data from the College mainframe for use with packaged statistical programs. E Prepare and draft reports, including statistical tables, graphs, database management, other programs and charts for the presentation of findings. E Reviews and verifies factors affecting data reliability, procedural integrity, coding accuracy, data security and related issues, inputs data and creates spreadsheets and files for special projects. E Establishes and maintain contacts in the local school systems, community groups and various agencies to facilitate data gathering. E Assists in the preparation, production and distribution of final reports and other materials; assists in responding to data requests from other College departments and external agencies; prepares and maintains correspondence as required. E Conducts and attends workshops, training sessions, committees and meetings as required. E Prepares and maintains a variety of reports, records, logs and statistics projects. E Performs regular, preventive equipment maintenance; maintains forms and computer supplies. E Performs related duties as assigned.

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Full-Time

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Research and Planning

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Institutional Research & Planning

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401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave

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Range 35 - $4074-$5213/monthly

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Minimal

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Undergraduate Degree

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