Research Assistant X 6 : Franto Research Consultants

Job Summary

Performs applied research, and designs, executes, and evaluates analytical and statistical studies and/or institutional self-assessments. Designs
and manages information systems and databases to support institutional research activities

Duties and Responsibilities

 Performs data reduction, statistical analysis of data, and interpretation of results; prepares or participates in the preparation and
presentation of formal research reports.
 Prepares institutional responses to internal and/or external queries such as surveys, employment statistics, enrollment statistics and
 Formulates and prepares institutional responses to internal and/or external queries and requests for institutional data and statistics
on a wide range of issues.
 Acquires, manipulates, develops, and maintains longitudinal data sets, verifying accuracy and consistency over time, in the context of
evolving requirements regarding reporting institutional facts.
 Conducts and/or assists on a wide variety of survey research efforts for the unit; participates in survey construction, development of
survey instruments, and design of survey protocols and procedures.
 Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of integrated institutional self-assessment programs, as appropriate
to the objectives of the position; provides technical support, and facilitates the integration of processes and findings into institutional
planning and decision-making.
 Designs, executes, analyzes, communicates, and consults on the results of ongoing and one-time analytical studies using appropriate
inferential statistics.
 Works with other institutional committees and staff to coordinate work and provide technical assistance, as assigned.
 May provide functional direction to other staff on assigned work.
 Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
 Ability to apply statistical principles and processes to meet a range of information requirements.
 Knowledge of SPSS/SAS programming and/or other software used to manipulate, summarize, and produce reports from multiple,
large, complex data sets.
 Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and findings.
 Knowledge of statistical and analytical survey instruments, protocol, and procedures.
 Knowledge of large-scale data systems, definitions, and procedures.
 Ability to analyze statistical data and generate reports, and design and administer survey instruments.
 Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions.
 Ability to plan, create, program, and manage statistical computer databases across multiple hardware and operating system
 Broad knowledge of database applications such as Microsoft Access and Oracle.
 Broad knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation, GIS/mapping, and graphics applications.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse
 Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Qualifications and Experience

1. A degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business Management, Health Sciences, Statistics or any related field from a reputable
2. At least 3 years post qualification experience
3. Well organized and methodical with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
4. Dynamic and flexible as a team player with good communication skills

How to Apply

Franto Research Consultancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or
perceived race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political
affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding,
genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
NOTE: Beware of scammers! Franto Research Consultancy does not charge any fee during any stage of the recruitment process and does not
involve third parties in the recruitment process.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply at:
All Applications should be submitted not later than July 01, 2022.
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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