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Educational Research, Assessment and Data Analyst

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02460z at by May 12, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check No
Restricted Position? No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.
Job Category Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title Financial Services Specialist I
Working Title Educational Research, Assessment and Data Analyst
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number 02460z
Recruit Number Staff - 8130
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band Payband 4
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Educational Research, Assessment and Data Analyst

The George Mason University College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) invites applicants for the position of Educational Research, Assessment, and Data Analyst. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


The Associate Dean for Research and Program Evaluation in CHHS is seeking to fill a position which will coordinate the regular activities and materials related to faculty productivity reporting, academic program accreditation, and pre-/post-award support. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the collecting and maintaining of evaluation information from each program’s faculty, administrators, students, alumni, and employers;
  • Participate in university and other training on policies and procedures for institutional and program accreditation;
  • Maintain a database of collected information;
  • Establish and maintain a storage system for efficient retrieval of all related materials;
  • Collate collected information for review and analysis by others;
  • Prepare tables and charts for presentation in reports;
  • Monitor the status of contract approvals between Mason and outside agencies; and
  • Perform pre-and post-award duties as needed and maintain frequent communications with university and CHHS personnel associated with program evaluation, accreditation, and sponsored research activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • General knowledge of academic programs;
  • Successful work experience with software programs in Microsoft Office;
  • Demonstrated communication skills with variety of customers/clients; and
  • Evidence of excellent work organization and demonstrated ability to work independently, but as a key team member.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in university setting;
  • Previous experience with sponsored research administration; and
  • Familiarity with Ellucian Banner and MicroStrategy.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02460z at by May 12, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by:
Posting Date 04/17/2017
Job Close Date 05/12/2017
Open Until Filled? No
Telework Friendly?
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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents