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Data Analytics Associate

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Springboard Collaborative
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Philadelphia, PA

Springboard Collaborative


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Published 11 days ago

$60,000 - $70,000

About Springboard

Children typically spend 75% of their waking hours outside of the classroom. In the COVID era, students spend 100% of their time outside of school. And yet our education system does shockingly little to capture instructional value from that time. Parents’ love for their children is the single greatest—and most underutilized—natural resource in education.

Springboard Collaborative has cracked the code on activating and equipping low-income parents to teach at home. Underlying our best-in-class outcomes is a simple method to accelerate learning at home and school: Family-Educator Learning Accelerators (FELAs). FELAs are 5-10-week cycles during which teachers and parents team up to help kids reach learning goals. In the beginning, educators and families build a relationship, set a goal, and make a shared game plan. Over 5-10 weeks, they convene weekly or biweekly to share skills and strategies. On a daily basis, children work toward their goal by practicing with their teachers, with their families, and on their own. The cycle concludes by measuring progress and celebrating together. Small wins lead to big wins and lasting behavior change.

Since launching 8 years ago, Springboard has grown its reach from 40 to over 20,000 students across 22 cities and 700+ schools. Amidst rapid growth, Springboard delivers superior results with remarkable consistency. Students average a 3-4-month reading gain during each 5 or 10-week cycle, closing the gap to grade-level performance by more than half. Springboard’s weekly family workshops average 91% attendance. For every hour that a teacher leads a workshop, parents deliver 25 hours of tutoring at home. Moreover, families and teachers build habits that persist over the long term.

 

About the opportunity

Springboard Collaborative invites talented and passionate candidates to apply for the position of Data & Analytics Associate. The Data & Analytics Associate will be responsible for quantitative data collection, analysis, and reporting. A successful candidate will be analytical, communicative, persistent, team-oriented, and will have attention to detail.

The Data & Analytics Associate will report to the Senior Director of Innovation and Continuous Improvement and work as part of the Impact Strategy team at Springboard. This is a great opportunity to support an entrepreneurial team in maximizing the impact of a rapidly growing organization.

 

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • an analytical mindset – the ability to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data, including the specific ability to conduct statistical analysis of quantitative data, and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • strong communication skills - speaks and writes clearly and articulately, in ways that make analytical or technical information clear to those without a technical background while remaining accurate to those who do. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including e-mail.
  • team orientation - reaches out to peers and cooperates with managers to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • attention to detail – does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project
  • persistence – demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done

 

Responsibilities:

Quantitative data collection

  • Identify roadblocks and opportunities to improve the quality and fidelity of quantitative collection & analysis, communicate them, and implement changes
  • Attend to the ethics and compliance of our specific quantitative data collection, analysis, and reporting practices, and quickly flag any concerns
  • Use SQL, as needed, to build salesforce solutions
  • Support the other Data & Analytics associate with survey monitoring, analysis, reporting and improvement as needed

Quantitative data reporting

  • Report on national quantitative feedback for each flagship program, and generate custom quantitative reports for funders as needed for funding agreements
  • Perform standard statistical methods, as appropriate, to allow us to understand the significance of our quantitative data

Analysis of internal & external data

  • Manage external data sharing with partners (D&C kit process, communication, and folders in Dropbox)
  • Work with the other Data & Analytics Associate to manage the impact report process and review impact reports for accuracy
  • Fulfill internal & external data requests
  • When possible, build re-usable reports & dashboards in response to data requests
  • Ascertain data-related and training-related areas of need for Partnerships and Partner Success team
  • Review and approve grant application metrics to ensure accurate and timely reporting
  • Work with the other Data & Analytics Associate to produce national impact reports, with support from Senior Director of Innovation and Evaluation

Data management

  • Liaise between Partnerships and Systems team to improve and maintain data collection processes
  • Ensure the accuracy of all program summary statistics (roll ups) at the site, district, contract, city, and national level
  • Devise an early warning system/process to identify and fix major data issues (missing data, inaccurate data)
  • Update and create data trainings and guides to support seasonal staff

While this description is meant to provide a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of the Data & Analytics Associate, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate flexibility and can adapt to evolving needs in an entrepreneurial environment.

 

Required skills, qualifications, and characteristics:

  • Proficiency in basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Google Suite) and ability to learn new systems
  • Minimum of a B.A./B.S.
  • Master’s in data analytics, quantitative methods, education policy and management, or similar fields is desired
  • Experience with analyzing data in education and/or social sciences
  • Experience with SQL or similar programming language and experience with statistical regression
  • A passion for quantitative data and research ethics
  • Familiarity with education, early elementary, or and/or reading assessment instruments is desired
  • Familiarity with analysis of assessment data is desired

 

Compensation

This is a full-time position. Springboard Collaborative will offer benefits and a salary within the range of $60,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience.

 

Location

Springboard Collaborative’s headquarter office is in Philadelphia, PA. Although applications are welcome from any location for remote flexibility, preference will be given to candidates who live in or are able to commute to Philadelphia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Springboard Collaborative offices are closed through the end of 2020.

 

About Springboard

Children typically spend 75% of their waking hours outside of the classroom. In the COVID era, students spend 100% of their time outside of school. And yet our education system does shockingly little to capture…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

Philadelphia, PA

How to Apply

Please note that you would be required to upload a resume and a cover letter.

Please note that you would be required to upload a resume and a cover letter.

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