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Wabash Employment

Institutional Research Analyst

Date Posted: 09/12/22

Job Title: Institutional Research Analyst

Division/Department: Dean of the College / Institutional Research

Reporting Relationship: Director of Institutional Research

Location of Job: Center Hall, Wabash College (remote option may be available)

Work Schedule: Part-time (approximately 20 hours per week)

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Payroll Status: Hourly

Wabash College is seeking a part-time (maximum 999 hours/year) Institutional Research Analyst to assist in querying, summarizing, visualizing, and reporting data in support of the Office of Institutional Research. The ideal candidate will have a strong programming background, as much of the workload will consist of processing data in R. Responsibilities will also include helping to manage the administration of student surveys and the analysis and dissemination of the results.


  • Query campus and external data, develop reports, and conduct analyses providing accurate and accessible data
  • Report data for the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
  • Complete external surveys (e.g. U.S. News, NCAA, National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Enrollment)
  • Fulfill staff and faculty data requests, producing summary statistics, data visualizations, and dashboards as requested
  • Coordinate internal surveys (e.g. HERI College Senior Survey, National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE))
  • Assist Director of Institutional Research in preparing dashboards for board meetings
  • Update and maintain end-of-term report and produce midterm reports
  • Work with Director of Institutional Research to disseminate survey results to stakeholders on campus
  • Assist Director of Institutional Research with program assessments
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Informatics, Social/Behavioral Science, or related field

  • Quantitative reasoning ability
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills
  • Creativity and resourcefulness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience, preferably in R
  • Previous experience in higher education research
  • Working knowledge of basic statistical methods
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Informatics, Social/Behavioral Science, or related field

This position may be approved for remote work within the United States. In-person work at Wabash College is also possible. If remote, the employee may occasionally be required to travel to Crawfordsville for meetings as requested by the Director of Institutional Research.

About Wabash College

Wabash College is a private liberal arts college for men located in Crawfordsville, Indiana.  Founded in 1832, its mission is to “educate men to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and live humanely.”

Wabash College is home to the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020.  Approximately 30% of our students are federal Pell Grant recipients, one-third of our students are first-generation college students, and 17% of our students identify as domestic students of color.  Wabash is a member of the USC Race and Equity Center’s Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, a top-60 Liberal Arts College according to U.S. News, and a member of Colleges That Change Lives.  Many students, staff, and faculty find the close-knit community of the residential college one of the most rewarding aspects of their time here.

 Application Process

To apply, go to, select the relevant position and click the “Apply Now” button.

The application consists of:

  1. Letter of application that highlights how your previous experience has equipped you to meet the responsibilities of this position
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three references

Inquiries about the position can be sent to David Dalenberg, Director of Institutional Research at  Review of applications will begin on October 3 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful diversity experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a multicultural global world. We welcome applications from persons of all backgrounds. EOE.


Catherine A Metz
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933


For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Amber King
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College
Dean of the College



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