Position Summary: The Division of Early Childhood is currently seeking Data Analysts to support the effort to collect, manage, and analyze data necessary for the successful management of UPK. This work includes supporting the flow of information across the division (Central office and field offices), as well as providing guidance and assistance in managing the data needs across all DECE teams (Teaching and Learning; Family Engagement; Expansion, Policy and Performance; Field Operations; Operations/HR). Performs related work.
Reports to: Data Manager
Direct Reports: N/A
Key Relationships: DECE Executive Directors, DECE teams (Central and field offices), Operations Managers, Operations Analysts, Program Administrators, Office of Student Enrollment, Office of District Planning, New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs).
· Supports the DECE efforts to collect, manage, and analyze data necessary to manage UPK.
· Conducts enrollment tracking and projection, seat targets/mapping/allocations, saturation tracking, and citywide seat planning efforts needed to determine the number of students that may be assigned to a school or program. Guides effort to plan UPK expansion, in conjunction with District Planning, Student Enrollment, and the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS).
· Analyzes NYCEEC Pre-K and public school Pre-K enrollment and attendance data in Automate the Schools (ATS), the school-based administrative system, and Pre-Kids, the NYCEEC-based administrative system.
· Analyzes NYCEEC contracts, vendor information, geographic distribution, overlap with other city agencies, capacity, enrollment, utilization, and trends.
· Develops and maintains web-based systems for data collection and management of site visits to Pre-K sites for 200+ users.
· Develops business rules and models for determining need for support and allocating resources in the form of site support and professional learning based on available data.
· Partners with researchers to support evaluation design and implementation.
· Maintains, generates, and distributes student demographic information.
· Participates in ongoing decisions regarding data collection, data analysis and methodology.
· Prepares reports and responds to inquiries submitted by field offices, partner agencies and NYCEECs.
· Prepares analysis of cost allocation methodologies and budget issues related to various UPK expansion models, as well as cost study questions as requested by the Executive DECE team.
· Prepares electronic surveys that support various work streams across DECE, generates analyses and reports for DECE leadership.
· Analyzes data with basic statistical methods, interprets results, and provides written summaries of data analyses. Prepares reports, summaries, tables/charts/mapping/graphs and PowerPoint decks as requested.
· Ensures the integrity of data, including data imports/exports, storage, manipulation, analyses and data security.
· Manages the Pre-Kids system for DECE; provides training/technical support to DECE field office teams in the use of Pre-Kids; troubleshoots system issues; interfaces and partners with the Pre-Kids team, including project managing changes/upgrades to Pre-Kids as requested by DECE.
· Manages large datasets in databases that interface with other databases within the DOE and other City agencies.
· Supports the future building of various program management databases for DECE; liaises with all DECE teams to assess needs; interfaces with vendor on system building.
· Keeps up-to-date on current technology being used by NYCDOE. Attends trainings to ensure that skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in the position.
1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in education, guidance, educational administration and supervision, or a related field; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and one of the following:
(A) one year of full-time satisfactory professional experience in educational program administration, career or occupational program administration; or
(B) one year of full-time satisfactory professional experience as a state certified or licensed teacher; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in educational program administration, career or occupational program administration; or
4. A combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to the requirements in "1," "2," and "3" above. However, all candidates must have at least an approved four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent.
· Ability to analyze educational data.
· Proficiency in statistical analysis using tools such as STATA, R and/or Tableau.
· Proficiency in mapping software such as GIS.
· Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to perform independently.
· Experience building and/or maintaining databases, including reporting using SQL.
· Experience managing large datasets and database management.
· Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in dealing with administrative/school-based personnel.
· Ability to work under pressure and effectively prioritize in a demanding environment.
· Interest and/or experience in education and public policy.
· 3+ years of experience in data management and analytics.
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, especially Access and Excel.
· Experience with Cognos, SAP, Oracle, or other business intelligence software systems.
· Experience with current state analysis, needs assessment, process mapping, and functional analysis.
Position Summary: The Division of Early Childhood is currently seeking Data Analysts to support the effort to collect, manage, and analyze data necessary for the successful management of UPK. This work includes supporting the flow of…