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Institutional Research Assistant

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Work type: Full-Time, Hourly
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Office/Clerical

Job Title: Institutional Research Assistant

Reporting Relationship: Director of Institutional Research

Unit: Central Administration

Campus Location: John Wesley Admin Bldg

Summary of Position:    The Institutional Research Assistant helps the Director of Institutional Research with office management and various data related tasks. The position contains a mix of both clerical and research duties, and is intended to help IWU’s institutional research function to operate in a smooth manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and coordinate the Data Request System (DRS).
  • Coordinate and maintain OIR’s web systems: Fact-Book, Student Consumer site, and OIR portal site.
  • Complete and submit ad-hoc and voluntary data requests.
  • Converse with IWU constituents about their data needs.
  • Assist with OIR scheduling, workflow, and budgeting. Coordinate the AIRCats student program.
  • Organize, maintain, and archive OIR electronic and hard copy files

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Associates degree (or equivalent credential)
  • A bachelor’s degree with a major or concentration in social/behavioral sciences, business, computers, or
    education is preferred


  • None required
  • Three years in higher education or office management preferred

Required Skills

  • Self-motivation
  • Professionalism
  • Thoroughness
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Teamwork
  • Organizational
  • Attention to detail and multiple deadlines
  • Flexibility


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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