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Data Analyst

Apply now Department: 3670003050 Data, Assess & Inst Research
Job no: 517486
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Computer Science / Information Technology, Mathematics
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

Reporting to the Director of Assessment in the office of Data, Assessment, and Institutional Research (DAIR), this position creates, maintains, researches, and evaluates university survey projects and related survey data analysis, and oversees statistical analysis projects related to survey data and other projects. Utilizes survey and statistical software and system programs to deploy, store, pinpoint and access survey data. May perform complex data analyses to provide informed recommendations for executing organizational strategies. Provides data to external organizations, internal departments and other associated parties.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location. This role is expected to work on-site approximately three (3) days a week OR Employee must have availability to be on campus frequently during the work week.

On-site employment is preferred, and hybrid work schedules are offered to all staff.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and one to three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., psychology, sociology, statistics, and educational research)
  • Proven experience in survey design, administration, and analysis, preferably in an educational research setting.
  • Proficiency in survey software and data analysis tools (e.g., Qualtrics, SPSS, R, PowerBI, PowerApps, IRT Rasch).
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of research ethics and confidentiality principles.
  • Confident decision-making skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three or more professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$62,000 - $67,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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