Research Associate

Website Niagara College

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Planning & Institutional Research, the successful candidate supports government reporting and managerial planning and decision-making by providing data and analytic support, conducting survey research, and becoming proficient in Power BI. The primary aim of this role is to support government reporting requirements and to assist in the generation of data and analyses to assess and predict institutional performance, program effectiveness, and student and graduate success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Dashboard development: Help develop and maintain dynamic dashboards
  • Government accountability: Support government reporting with data and data analysis
  • Research services: Support primary and secondary research, particularly survey research
  • Delivery of the following four core services:
  • Reporting and data analysis: Gather, analyze, and report data

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a client-service orientation.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in designing and conducting research and analysis related to social science research, market research, statistics, or a related field.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex analytical information for business end-users.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce timely, reliable, and accurate analytics, dashboards, and reports.
  • A track record in statistical analysis, survey research methods, and relational database management.
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail, data integrity, and accuracy.
  • Four (4) year degree in Social Sciences, Business, Computer Science or similar field of study including courses in data analysis, social science or market research, and database management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple and changing priorities, meet deadlines with minimal supervision, follow instructions, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Preferred candidates will have a combination of intermediate MS Office skills (e.g., Excel, PowerPivot) and data visualization skills (e.g., Power BI, Tableau, Qlik)
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.

Job Details:

Company: Niagara College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Welland, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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