Educational Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Guelph

UofG_OpenEd University of Guelph, Open Learning and Educational Support

Reporting to the Manager of Educational Development, the Educational Analyst (EA) provides support and expertise for learning outcomes assessment activities and ongoing curricular and program improvement. The EA position will provide statistical and analytical support to help mobilize evidence and best practices for improving student learning outcomes at the University of Guelph. The incumbent works collaboratively with Educational Developers, technical analysts, faculty, instructional staff, and administrators to: develop and evaluate appropriate student learning outcomes at the course, program, departmental, and institutional level. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing strategies for curriculum mapping and program outcomes curriculum assessment;
  • Gathering and analyzing evidence to support recommendations for the continuous improvement of curriculum;
  • Presenting findings to multiple audiences, and providing consultative leadership on strategies related to assessing student, course and program learning outcomes;
  • Participating in committees and working groups dedicated to advancing educational analysis at the University of Guelph.

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in an applicable area (social science, education) or be near completion of Ph. D. in any discipline. They should demonstrate strong evidence of teaching and learning and how this is applied to learning outcomes assessment strategies in the post-secondary education setting. Applicants must demonstrate expertise in the collection and analysis of complex data from large data systems and the ability to synthesize comprehensive reports for a variety of audiences. The ability to work with a variety of statistical packages (such as R, SAS, SPSS etc.,) to handle a spectrum of data (from qualitative to quantitative) is required. The incumbent should demonstrate proficiency in working with established data warehousing environments and data visualization packages (e.g. Tableau). Essential skills for this role also include strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, and working effectively in a dynamic team environment.