Research Analyst

University of Maine Academic Affairs | Orono, ME, United States

Posted Date 11/08/2021

The University of Maine seeks a Research Analyst.  The Research Analyst collaborates with the three other full-time IR staff members to provide institutional data and analysis to administrators, faculty, and other stakeholders.  The Research Analyst's primary responsibility is to assist with database management, data analysis, and the preparation of internal reports from existing IR databases.  The Research Analyst also will assist with any other on-going projects of the office as needed.

A complete position description can be found at:


The successful candidate will have the education associated with a Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, educational research, business administration, public policy) and at least two years of related professional experience; experience with complex databases, statistical analysis and the graphic display of data; experience with a statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, SAS, R); considerable knowledge of applied statistical analyses and research methodologies; excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong commitment to accuracy; strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated tact, good judgment, and discretion in handling confidential information and in representing the office; and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tight deadlines.  Experience with Tableau, Power B1, or a similar data visualization tool and experience using WordPress for website development and maintenance is preferred.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted at:

Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021. The search will be conducted in strict confidence until finalists are invited to participate in the formal interview process that may be conducted virtually depending on current Maine CDC and UMS safety guidelines.

Candidates for this position must submit three separate documents:  a cover letter that describes experience, interests, and suitability for the position with specific reference to the characteristics of the position and to the knowledge, skills, and qualifications sought; a current resume/curriculum vitae with email address and telephone number; and a reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.  References will not be contacted without permission from the candidate.

The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. Please contact the Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 N. Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469 at 207-581-1226 (voice), TTY 711 (Maine Relay System), or with questions or concerns.

Job Type
Geographic Region
Maine Highlands
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Orono, Maine

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