IR Analyst / Sr. IR Analyst / Lead IR Analyst

IR Analyst / Sr. IR Analyst / Lead IR Analyst

  • 528230
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Juneau, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • SW UA Data Strategy & IR

Do you enjoy working with, analyzing and making sense of data and information? Consider joining the Institutional Research team as our new IR Analyst! This position will start at grade 79, 80, or 81, based on experience. This position can be located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau and offers workplace flexibility with fully in-office or a hybrid workspace.

As our Institutional Research (IR) Analyst, you will synthesize raw data from a variety of areas, producing and communicating information to inform institutional operations and policies. You will be joining an enthusiastic, supportive team that is committed to serving students and the university community by delivering timely and relevant analysis and insight.

You will extract, analyze, visualize, and describe a range of institutional and external data for use in strategic decision-making and program evaluation. For example, the IR Analyst develops employment and other outcome information for academic programs, working with stakeholders and researchers at UAA, UAF, UAS, and the State of Alaska. See to find out more about our current projects and role.

You will have the flexibility to work in-person or hybrid within Alaska, and the option of formalizing an individual career development plan for professional advancement within the department.

To thrive in this role, you must be detail-orientated and adaptable with a customer service mindset. You will have experience routinely learning and applying new information and demonstrate skill in communicating complex methodologies and research findings to technical and non-technical audiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify for this position, you must:

  • A) have prior experience utilizing spreadsheet (i.e. Excel), data extraction (i.e. SQL), and statistical and graphical analysis (i.e. R, SAS) tools.


  • B) hold a baccalaureate degree with an analytical focus (statistics, math, economics, or other quantitative discipline OR have at least 1 year of direct experience conducting institutional, operational, or policy research.

Position Details:

This position can be located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Juneau and offers workplace flexibility with a fully in-office or hybrid workspace. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with a competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefits package. UA provides a total compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, sick leave, 12 paid holidays per year, generous tuition benefits for employee and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 79, 80, or 81 based on education and experience. 

This position is open until filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately, to ensure full consideration you must apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on May 7, 2024.

Required Documents:

***With your application, please include the following:  A cover letter, resume, at least one work product example demonstrating your relevant experience as it relates to the position, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references.***

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Terra Preslan, UA System Office HR Coordinator, at or 907-450-8261.


Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or 

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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