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Academic Data Analyst   

JOB TITLE:

Academic Data Analyst

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Saint Paul Minnesota United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible.
We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology.
We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations.
Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings.
Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy, provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world.
We also support school districts with curriculum, teachers, and technology as they make the shift to online.
The COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption and transformation to the K-12 learning market.
And as a result, our category has seen explosive growth and our business has experienced enormous increases in awareness and enrollments.
This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success.

Summary

The Academic Data Analyst is a member of the Academic Impact department, a department within Pearson Virtual School (PVS).
The Academic Data Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting student performance data to support decision-making processes, professional development topics, and instructional tools to drive academic excellence.
The role involves collaborating with Academic Impact, Research and Efficacy, and Customer Success Partners staff to provide insights that contribute to the improvement of academic programs, student outcomes, and organization effectiveness.

Core Tasks and Responsibilities

Data Collection:

  • Gather, compile, and organize academic data from various sources, including student records, assessment results, published data from state Department of Education or other similar organizations web sites, surveys, and other relevant datasets.
  • Develop and maintain data collection systems and databases to ensure accuracy and accessibility of information.
  • Identify ways to improve efficiency in the data collection process.

Data Analysis:

  • Utilize statistical methods and data analysis tools to extract meaningful patterns, trends, and correlations from academic datasets.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to identify areas for improvement and opportunities for academic enhancement.

Reporting:

  • Generate regular and ad-hoc reports for Academic Impact Teams ,other internal PVS partners, and Connections Academy schools.
  • Present findings and insights in a clear and understandable manner to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Generate data reports on the annual key results of academic outcomes.

Predictive Modelling:

  • Partner with Research and Efficacy Team to identify and learn of models to forecast academic trends, student performance, and other relevant indicators.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify key performance indicators and metrics for predictive analysis.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure data integrity and accuracy by conducting regular data validation and cleaning procedures.
  • Implement and maintain data quality standards to uphold the reliability of academic information.

Compliance and Privacy:

  • Stay informed about relevant data protection regulations and ensure compliance with privacy standards when handling academic data.
  • Implement and uphold ethical standards in data analysis and reporting.

Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies

  • Degree in a relevant field with proven experience in the area of data analysis.
  • Proven experience in data analysis and interpretation, preferably in an academic or educational setting.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel including formulae and data management.
  • Knowledge of PowerBI or other data visualization tools and/or SQL would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with educational systems and structures.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to data accuracy and integrity.
  • Works well in a matrix - Models collaboration, solves problems with peers, builds trust and support.
  • Takes personal responsibility Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates ownership regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location.
As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

The minimum full-time salary range is between $60,000 - $70,000.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine.
We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact.
We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets.
To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education.
Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer.
Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging.
We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential.
Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work.
People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify.
We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law.
We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearsons commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing ppsmhr@pearson.
com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely.
It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL\\_TIME

Req ID: 14361

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Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

70000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707366548-f90ef55e39ef0c740b204f4beb762ef5

LOCATION:

Minnesota United States

CITY:

Saint Paul

Job Origin:

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At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology. We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations. Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings. Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy, provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world. We also support school districts with curriculum, teachers, and technology as they make the shift to online. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption and transformation to the K-12 learning market. And as a result, our category has seen explosive growth and our business has experienced enormous increases in awareness and enrollments. This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success.

Summary

The Academic Data Analyst is a member of the Academic Impact department, a department within Pearson Virtual School (PVS). The Academic Data Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting student performance data to support decision-making processes, professional development topics, and instructional tools to drive academic excellence. The role involves collaborating with Academic Impact, Research and Efficacy, and Customer Success Partners staff to provide insights that contribute to the improvement of academic programs, student outcomes, and organization effectiveness.

Core Tasks and Responsibilities

Data Collection:

  • Gather, compile, and organize academic data from various sources, including student records, assessment results, published data from state Department of Education or other similar organizations web sites, surveys, and other relevant datasets.
  • Develop and maintain data collection systems and databases to ensure accuracy and accessibility of information.
  • Identify ways to improve efficiency in the data collection process.

Data Analysis:

  • Utilize statistical methods and data analysis tools to extract meaningful patterns, trends, and correlations from academic datasets.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to identify areas for improvement and opportunities for academic enhancement.

Reporting:

  • Generate regular and ad-hoc reports for Academic Impact Teams ,other internal PVS partners, and Connections Academy schools.
  • Present findings and insights in a clear and understandable manner to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Generate data reports on the annual key results of academic outcomes.

Predictive Modelling:

  • Partner with Research and Efficacy Team to identify and learn of models to forecast academic trends, student performance, and other relevant indicators.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify key performance indicators and metrics for predictive analysis.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure data integrity and accuracy by conducting regular data validation and cleaning procedures.
  • Implement and maintain data quality standards to uphold the reliability of academic information.

Compliance and Privacy:

  • Stay informed about relevant data protection regulations and ensure compliance with privacy standards when handling academic data.
  • Implement and uphold ethical standards in data analysis and reporting.

Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies

  • Degree in a relevant field with proven experience in the area of data analysis.
  • Proven experience in data analysis and interpretation, preferably in an academic or educational setting.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel including formulae and data management.
  • Knowledge of PowerBI or other data visualization tools and/or SQL would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with educational systems and structures.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to data accuracy and integrity.
  • Works well in a matrix - Models collaboration, solves problems with peers, builds trust and support.
  • Takes personal responsibility Can be relied on to complete tasks timely and well, demonstrates ownership regardless of the outcome, proactive in exploring and exploiting new opportunities.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

The minimum full-time salary range is between $60,000 - $70,000.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearsons commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing ppsmhr@pearson.com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL\\_TIME

Req ID: 14361

\\#location


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