Strategic Analyst

Open University - Learning and Teaching Innovation - Academic (IET)

The Open University is one of the UK's most respected national institutions and the market leader in distance higher education. Since 1971, it has been inspiring learning and creating opportunities for all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential, whatever their previous academic attainments. It has demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and confirmed its enormous reach through its use of open educational resources. The Open University mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas

An opportunity has arisen within our Data Insight team within the Learning and Teaching Innovation Portfolio.  As Strategic Analyst, you will support The Open University in the monitoring and evaluation of the student learning experience to support the quality assurance and quality enhancement processes.

Delivery of high quality data analyses and insight to a range of audiences is key to this role. Examples of recent work include: analysis of multiple administrative data sources to produce a standardised set of visually appealing faculty key metrics, evaluation of module level interventions designed to improve the student learning experience, institutional survey reporting and delivering research findings to a range of interested stakeholders.

In this varied role, you will be flexible and willing to take on new projects, engage with new activities and be able to work independently to a high standard of delivery. You will have excellent IT and information management skills, including the ability to gather, analyse, evaluate, interpret and present qualitative and quantitative information from a wide range of sources effectively.

For an informal discussion please email Vicky Marsh, Senior Statistician (

Closing date: 12 noon on 2 November 2016

For detailed information and how to apply please click the Apply button below, or email the Staffing Team at quoting the reference number. 

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