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Widening Participation Data and Policy Analyst

London School of Economics and Political Science - Widening Participation - Academic Registrars Division

Location: London
Salary: From £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st September 2020
Closes: 4th October 2020

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment until 31 July 2021.

Working with on average 2,500 young people each year Widening Participation (WP) at LSE delivers a comprehensive programme of activity to contribute towards LSE’s commitments within the School’s Access and Participation Plan.  

The Widening Participation Data and Policy Analyst provides crucial support to the WP Team, other areas of the Academic Registrar’s Division and LSE by: collating and analysing data; maintaining data-related processes; and undertaking evaluations and research activities that support the School’s work to widen participation to LSE and the HE sector as whole. The role-holder is a senior member of the WP Team and will work with senior colleagues to ensure that policies and decision-making relating to widening participation are continually evidence-informed.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience of managing, manipulating and analysing large datasets using appropriate software such as Excel, Tableau, SPSS and/or Stata
  • Experience of conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and evaluation for a range of programmes and projects to understand their impact and outcomes, using relevant methods and software packages, ideally within a not-for-profit/education context
  • Proven ability to understand highly complex information and convey it in both written and oral form in a clear and effective manner to stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work as part of the WP team, working collaboratively with the widening participation practitioners, to effectively evaluate the activities they deliver and provide expertise in data analysis and evaluation.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Jess Bond, Head of Widening Participation, via  

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All applicants should be aware that successful applicants to the post will be required to complete a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We have the right to refuse or withdraw an offer of employment on the grounds of a conviction shown within the DBS check process.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 4 October 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews are provisionally scheduled for 14 October.

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