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Institutional Research Analyst

Job ID: 211485
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021
Category: Training
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a senior institutional research analyst to fill the role of Joint Education Assessment Advisor to supporting the Joint Staff, J-7.  The ideal candidate will be an experienced researcher with a background in military education who identifies, collects, maintains, and analyses data from various sources as well as effectively communicates analysis to their target audience.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis of Joint Professional Military Education performance data and document findings in formal reports written at the 3-Star General Officer/Flag Officer level
  • Plan and report progress of J7 reviews of JPME program processes
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) support for program reviews and evaluations, analyze JPME performance metrics and brief JPME stakeholders at meetings and conferences facilitated by military and government employees.
  • Support the implementation of an outcomes-based assessment approach to JPME
  • Develop standardized practices for collecting, analyzing and interpreting data to ensure data accuracy and integrity in all reports that are created and disseminated
  • Support/coordinate the revision of standard operating procedures as they relate to JPME
  • Represent J7 (without decision making authority) on the Military Education Assessment Advisory Committee (MEAAC), support/coordinate focus group activities, make recommendations to the Military Education Coordination Council Working Group (MECC WG) on program evaluations
  • Effectively communicates analysis through formal presentations, narratives, and written reports tailored to the target audience
  • Serve as resource to provide data-related technical and analytical support to the Joint Education Branch
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Minimum qualifications include Ph.D.-level education qualifications with experience in program-level assessments and evaluations, or a Master’s Degree along with experience working in higher education at the institutional research director level
  • Ability to work with data from multiple electronic sources
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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