Applied Research Analyst, Office of Information Technology & Data Resources

Technical College System of Georgia

Job Description

Applied Research Analyst, Office of Information Technology & Data Resources

Salary range: $65,000-$70,000

This is a grant-funded position

Location: 1800 Century Place, Atlanta, Georgia 30345

The position is open all applicants that meet the minimum qualifications below.

The Applied Research Analyst will manage the day-to-day activities of TCSG’s role in the ALOE Institute. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) is a partner in a new National Science Foundation (NSF) Artificial Intelligence Research Institute that is focusing on transforming online education. NSF is investing $20 million in Georgia on a collaborative effort designed to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to transform learning in STEM fields. Led by the Georgia Research Alliance, the effort unites experts in computer science, AI, cognitive science, learning science, and education. The TCSG college consortium responsible for implementing AI in learning environments is Chattahoochee Technical College, Coastal Pines Technical College, Columbus Technical College, Lanier Technical College, and Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

The Applied Research Analyst plays a critical role on the Information Technology and Data Resources (ITDR) Team. This position will work under limited supervision of the Executive Director of Research and Business Intelligence within ITDR.

Major Duties:

  • Determine data collection needs and implement a plan for collection
  • Distribute student surveys and consent forms and manage results
  • Coordinate with TCSG System Office staff and college staff to ensure proper data collection
  • Publish reports the provide context, summary statistics, and evaluation (if applicable) on TCSG’s participation in ALOE
  • Coordinate with ITDR’s Business Intelligence (BI) team to generate Cognos dashboards and reports for data related to ALOE
  • Respond to routine and special requests for data
  • Deliver presentations to ALOE partners and stakeholders
  • Make recommendations or determinations based on analysis
  • Evaluate data for quality and completeness
  • Investigate and document underlying trends, irregularities, and possible causes for changes in data

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree *and* Three (3) years of related experience Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years conducting education research and publishing reports
  • Ability to learn BI software with appropriate training


  • Knowledge of college and program-specific accreditation standards
  • Knowledge of strategic planning practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of institutional effectiveness assessment strategies
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to gather and analyze data through on-site reviews


Interested parties should apply at Team Georgia Careers,

Applications will be accepted until filled. Due to an anticipated large volume of applications, only those who receive an interview will be notified of the status of the position.

It shall be a condition of employment to submit to a background investigation. Offers of employment shall be conditional pending the result of the background investigation.

Federal Law requires ID and eligibility verification prior to employment.

All male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the U.S., who are ages 18 through 25, are required to register for the military draft and must present proof of Selective Service Registration upon employment.

Applicants who need special assistance may request assistance by phoning (404) 679-1763.

The Technical College System of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law.

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