Research and Policy Analyst
This position serves the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education (Council) whose offices are located at 1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia. The position offers the option of remote work along with opportunities for advanced training and professional development. Remote work arrangements are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fulfills data requests from a variety of interested parties, such as internal Commission and Council staff, campus administrators, education researchers, and state legislators. Synthesizes research needs into salient, specific data requests to internal data programmers, followed by analyzing, interpreting, and presenting the data in a meaningful manner. Produces annual agency reports and data resources including statutorily mandated higher education reports and the public facing web-based data portal. Supports data-driven decision making at the campus level by providing direct support and training to institutional research personnel.
Closing date: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Review of applications begins immediately.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The Commission and Council provide a collegial, respectful and inclusive environment that values the diversity, creativity and contributions of its staff.
Qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, a current resume, a professional writing sample, and titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Candidates may be asked to complete a performance task that demonstrates their ability to analyze a sample data set and articulate findings. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, as well as, reference and background checks.
Submit all information electronically via e-mail with Research and Policy Analyst in the subject line to: Ms. Vickie Hairston, HR Representative, Senior at email@example.com.