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Learning Analytics Product Manager

at Pearson in Dover, Delaware, United States

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Learning Analytics Product Manager – ( 2113560 )

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s 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 world’s 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 enrolments. This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success. Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Purpose of the position:

The Learning Analytics Product Manager, Solutions Product Management reports to the Vice President Solutions Product Management. As the Product Manager working on learning analytics, you will hold the responsibility of translating data into actionable product improvements and specifications & processes to iteratively develop, deploy, and measure their performance against our goal of improving learner outcomes through personalized learning experiences. This role will work closely with various cross-functional teams, including but not limited to software engineering, content development, research and analysis, school-facing support teams, and service delivery teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Lead data-driven initiatives that inform product strategy and roadmap

+ Use data and analytics to understand student and caretaker behavior and drive continuous improvement of product portfolio

+ Create compelling data stories using analysis to support the improvement of student and caretaker experience

+ Understand the needs of our students, draw upon extensive user research done by the UX team and add new insights specific to improving learning and outcomes

+ Conduct discovery sessions that result in clear a problem to be solved and articulate a compelling ‘why’ the problem is worth solving

+ Perform value evaluation by creating lean business cases for your portfolio of products

+ Develop and continually define Epics and Capabilities for your product portfolio

General Responsibilities:

+ Relationship Management

+ Build deep expertise and empathy for the customers and learners that use our curriculum, services, and software products

+ Develop rapport and trust with business owners and key stakeholders

+ Keep informed of industry trends, learning science, existing and emerging academic research on learning analytics, and competitive analyses to identify new opportunities and initiatives which ultimately serve the long-term product strategy

+ Business Management

+ Lead and support continual process improvement by proposing optimizations for any aspect of the product development lifecycle

Qualifications:

+ Minimum 5 years of product management experience

+ Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods

+ Experience in an educational setting is beneficial, K-12 specifically is a plus

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to properly translate and articulate data trends.

+ Conversant in the data flow that underlies learning analytics including data storage, translation, and visualization techniques.

+ Must be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

+ Ability to effectively meet deadlines

+ Technologically proficient (especially with Microsoft Office programs)

+ Agile/ SAFe experience preferred

Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position can expect a starting salary range of $80,000-$92,500 and are eligible to participate in an annual incentive plan. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :

US-Remote

Remote

Job : Product Management

Organization : North America Connections

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Sep 22, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2113560

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Job Posting: JC193090992

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 14, 2021