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George Fox University's Analytics & Foresight department seeks an organized, creative, and self-motivated individual to serve as the Market Research Analyst.
About the Job:
In this position, you will support institutional strategic initiatives and business development by researching and providing relevant market information and recommendations to an audience of directors and executives. You will find information to be filtered for relevance, integrated across differing sources, aggregated as necessary, and summarized for your audiences. In all cases you will demonstrate sound reasoning and strive for objectivity in the offering of recommendations reached via the research and presentation process.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Researching then generating Feasibility Studies and Business Cases on potential University initiatives.
Being the expert internal user of data products sourced with data generated and/or stored outside the University and acting as the University liaison for vendors providing such products.
Provide market research data to stakeholders to assist in the assessment of current programs and additions or changes being proposed.
Developing, documenting, and continuously improving the production process of delivered work product, in collaboration with the Executive Director of Analytics and Data, to increase both quality and quantity of market-oriented research over time.
Distributing current best practices, guidance, and tools in the production of market research to interested internal parties.
Identifying opportunities and suggesting initiatives for the University to meet its strategic objectives.
Communicating effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students, and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
By actions, words, and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
Demonstrating awareness, respect, and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people.
Other duties as assigned.
We're looking for candidates who have:
A Bachelor degree in a field requiring reasoned research papers, while the fields of Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, or a financial discipline will be particularly suited OR two years work experience in a role producing similar deliverables.
Demonstrated resourcefulness, organization, intrinsic motivation, and creativity in a previous work setting.
Numeracy skills that allow for the thoughtful creation, consumption, and distribution of statistical claims that may be utilized as evidence in research reports.
Ability to make the evaluation of evidence central in the delivery of research products and recommendations in a dispassionate, agenda free, manner.
A demonstrated commitment to growing your own capabilities and working with a manager committed to that growth.
A personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a church. In addition, employees agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
Hours Per Week: 40 hours (1.0 FTE) - Monday through Friday
Primary Work Location: Newberg Campus
Working Conditions: Physical requirements are those of a normal office environment
Supervisor: Executive Director, Analytics & Data
George Fox University has been transforming student's lives for over 125 years. We are a Christ-centered community that prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Our vision is to be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes. We put students first, with Christ at the center of our work, embracing change in order to improve. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join us in creating transformational experiences for our students.
As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented in our community.
What is most appealing about working at George Fox University?
Faith-friendly: Our culture is unique for higher education. At George Fox you can pursue academic excellence while integrating scriptures, praying with staff members and students at work, and helping to make an impact on the world in a way that promotes Christian values.
Unapologetically Christian: As a university, we have an enduring commitment to Christ, his kingdom and the truth of God's Word.
Live out your calling: You are able to use your God-given talents and abilities while having a profound influence on students as they deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Equip students for kingdom work: You can be a part of helping students discover their callings, at which they will be able to glorify the kingdom of God just as they have seen you do.
For your personal well-being we offer:
A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions.
Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population.
A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by.
Free Fitness Center membership.
Rich employee benefit package.
Application Procedures - kindly apply only through this website
When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae or Resume:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume
Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's largest private and nationally recognized Christian University!
**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting. **Have questions or need assistance with our application process? Contact Georgefoxcareers@georgefox.edu
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the university lifestyle statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith. Individuals who would fit this profile are encouraged to apply.