The Learning Analytics Manager is responsible for driving the implementation of a sector-leading approach to Learning Analytics to provide data-driven insights to improve learning, teaching, and the wider student experience. Using a custom-designed Microsoft Azure Databricks Unified Data Platform (UDP), Learning Analytics will deliver bespoke data across the College. Working with the College’s academic lead for Learning Analytics the role holder will be pivotal in driving the transformation of how the College develops and uses Learning Analytics.
The Learning Analytics Manager will be heavily involved in stakeholder engagement, working with staff and students widely across the College and therefore will need the ability to establish credibility and develop strong working relationships with senior professional and academic staff across the College as well as establishing good working relationships with the students’ union (Imperial College Union (ICU)), and the broader student body.
Duties and responsibilities
- In conjunction with the College’s academic lead for Learning Analytics you will develop the overall vision and strategy for the College’s provision of Learning Analytics
- You will collaborate with stakeholders across the College to gather high-level user requirements for Learning Analytics and develop a long-term product roadmap
- Working within the established frameworks you will define and deliver the technical requirements for Learning Analytics products
- You will lead a team to deliver the agreed roadmap, and will be a key interface with Faculty and Academic Department teams, as well as other central teams and governance groups within the College.
- A degree in a relevant field (e.g., Education, Educational or Information Technology, Data Analytics, Computer Science) or equivalent
- Significant experience in managing complex educational technology projects, preferably with a focus on Learning Analytics
- Experience in change management and facilitating the adoption of new technologies within an organisation
- Proven experience in gathering user requirements, conducting needs assessments, and translating them into actionable project goals and objectives.
- Excellent stakeholder management and engagement skills and the ability to influence and lead peers and key stakeholders
- Relevant and current hands-on experience of analysing and managing data covering infrastructure, data warehousing/data repositories, software engineering and business intelligence.
This is a full time and fixed term role until July 2026, and you will be based in the South Kensington Campus.
Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Philip Power (Director of the Education Office and Head of Strategic Projects), [email protected]
The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite. The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview.
We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.
Closing date: 17/07/2023