Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications
|Hours & Wages
140 hours/semester (10 - 12 hours/week)
$16.00 per hour (50% stipend, 50% tuition remission)
||The Graduate Research Assistant works on projects to help inform institutional enrollment and communications decision-making and planning for the University. The Graduate Research Assistant receives direction from the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications.
- Conducts market research, literature searches, and develops literature reviews for various enrollment and communications projects.
- Assists in the coordination of survey research on campus (pencil-and-paper, Scantron, and Web-based), including administering surveys, and entering and cleaning data for analysis purposes. Examples of surveys conducted by our office are: the Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ); the First-year Expectations and Follow-up surveys; CIRP Freshman Survey, Your First College Year Survey (YFCY); and student, alumni and employer surveys used for program and accreditation reviews.
- Assists in the coordination of qualitative research projects; has the opportunity to help facilitate focus groups, analyze qualitative data, and synthesize results of these projects into reports.
- Conducts statistical analysis on survey and institutional data using Excel and SPSS.
- Assists in the production of reports for presentation, including the creation of charts, graphs, and tables.
- Provides support for other special projects within the vice president’s office and throughout the division, including ad hoc data and/or research requests.
- Projects also may include work with the division’s leadership team/heads of the following offices: financial aid; graduate admission; institutional research; marketing and communications; undergraduate admission.
- Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills are required.
- Prior experience with research, statistics, survey methods are required.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SPSS are required.
- Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail are essential.
Please complete the graduate student application, and send it along with a cover letter and resume/CV to:
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications
Humanities Building, Room 201
Loyola University Maryland
4501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
Graduate Assistant Employment Application