Student Affairs Research and Assessment Data Analyst

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Student Affairs Research and Assessment
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Student Affairs Research and Assessment is seeking a full-time Data Analyst who will report to the Director of Student Affairs Research and Assessment. The Analyst will be responsible for analyzing and reporting on data for a broad range of assessment and evaluation efforts supporting Student Affairs programming and services with a primary focus on career outcomes and Career Services. This includes taking primary responsibility for the administration and data management of the post-graduation first destination survey and assisting Career Services with internal assessments and data reporting to support strategic planning. The Analyst will also fulfill data requests using a variety of data sources available throughout the University and be able to make meaningful connections within the data to answer questions about the student experience. Other work may include qualitative assessment efforts (focus groups, interviews) and serving on appropriate committees. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree or equivalent knowledge and experience are preferred. Effective presentation and writing skills, knowledge of statistical analysis, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment are also preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088