Data Analyst (Part Time)

We are seeking

a Data Analyst to work on a number of related projects supporting the History Faculty’s efforts in this respect. The key objectives of this post will be to gain a fuller picture of experiences of students and staff in the Faculty and the impact of gender, race, disability, and disadvantage on recruitment, experience, and progression. Your work will provide Faculty Officers working on the Faculty’s Athena-SWAN submission with respect to gender equality, on projects relating to race equality, and on developing the curriculum, with key intelligence to support strategic decision-making, and to determine priorities and plans for addressing any inequalities identified. You will work closely with Faculty Officers. While Faculty Officers will be responsible for leading on and writing project reports, you will support them by:
  • helping to collect the necessary data,
  • preparing data visualisations for inclusion in applications,
  • analysing data to understand inequalities and challenges within departments, in order to advise departments and propose action items aimed at redressing these,
  • identifying appropriate University and Divisional policies, practices and programmes to support the work of the Faculty.
  • The position would be suitable for an individual wishing to help shape strategy using data analytics as a tool. Reporting to Interim Head of Finance/Finance Manager. To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to design and deliver clear and illuminating visual presentations and present data analysis to divisional senior leaders and committees, as well as experience of using quantitative and qualitative research skills. You will develop effective and collaborative working relationships across the Faculty using strong interpersonal and well-developed oral and written communications skills. You will be expected to have the ability to work independently and flexibly, and have strong organisational and planning ability, as well as a proactive attitude to problem solving which will enable you to meet set deadlines.Experience of working in a role with a significant focus on ED&I, or demonstrated interest in ED&I issues is essential. This post is a Full time, fixed term contract for three months and may also be available as a secondment opportunity. The post is available from Early May 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Alan McIntyre,