DATA AND ANALYTICS MANAGER - NETWORK FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $65,000
Maximum: $75,000

Published

11/06/2018

Application Deadline

11/06/2018

Address

202 W. 1st St. #160
Los Angeles
CA
90012
United States

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Data & Analytics Manager – Network for School Improvement reports to the Director of Finance & Analytics and is responsible with helping to implement high-quality data collection and analysis practices across school sites and at the organizational level to facilitate LA Promise Fund as a data-centered organization. This position will specifically focus on the Network for School Improvement (NSI) initiative. The NSI is a collective of ten high schools, a collective of charter and traditional district schools, in South Los Angeles to ensure students are academically prepared for college upon high school graduation. The NSI is dedicated to supporting schools in adopting and effectively using the Continuous Improvement science to improve student outcomes. The initiative is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and other local funders. This is one of 21 national NSI cohorts supported by the BMGF. The Data & Analytics Manager will work with the instructional and school staff to ensure that all administrators and teachers become data-informed practitioners. This may include working with principals and their faculty, district/charter administrators, LA Promise Fund Leadership, and outside consultants through the implementation of the NSI.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Data Driven Professional Development

1.    Work with the Director of Finance & Analytics and NSI Instructional Team to coach administrators and teachers on the use of data in decision-making

2.    Work with NSI school staff to create and lead professional development on using data to inform practice

3.    Work with the Development Team to produce data for grant writing purposes

Data Systems

1.    Ensure the effective use of data systems and the implementation of its use at the school sites including:

a.    Work with the Director of Finance & Analytics, instructional team and school site administration to manage and cull school data systems (such as PowerSchool, MiSIS, COREK12 and myData)

b.    Assist with ongoing training to teachers and staff to increase utilization of the data system

c.    Ensure data systems are updated regularly with accurate information

Data Dashboard

1.    In conjunction with the Director of Finance & Analytics plan, develop and maintain network and school-level dashboards for data management (including but not limited to Graduation rates, Attendance rates, A-G completion rates, etc.)

2.    Track and display data from a cohort of similar schools throughout the year

3.    Create data request system to provide data support to participating schools within the NSI 

4.    Interact with any BMGF Data systems and requests                             

Data Analytics

1.    Work closely with the Director of Finance & Analytics to develop and implement short and long-term data collection, analysis, and reporting across all school sites to ensure that school leaders practice data-informed decision making

2.    Assist in providing key data, summaries and presentations for the LA Promise Fund Board of Directors, NSI funders, initiatives, communications and special events

3.    Maintain a data system (including key indicators, collection system, synthesis and reporting) for participation in student college preparation and success initiative

4.    Work with the Director of Finance & Analytics to develop and administer surveys of stakeholders to assess program effectiveness and NSI health

 

Other duties as assigned.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience

·     Strong statistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

·     Some professional experience in data management and systems, preferably in an education setting preferred

·     Degree in education, statistics, math, business, finance, or public policy/administration

·     Some experience with LAUSD compliance requirements (Title I, English Language Learners/Title III, QEIA, etc.) and federal grants (SIG, Race to the Top, etc.)

·     Some experience with student information or data display tools (e.g. PowerSchool, Tableau, etc.).

·     Detail-oriented and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

·     Presentation experience a plus

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·     A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to closing the achievement gap

·     Some familiarity with student information systems (LAUSD’s MiSIS, PowerSchool, myData)

·     Experience in the education field desirable

·     Demonstrated project management expertise

·     A strong collaborator, good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan

·     A flexible and adaptive individual willing to learn new systems and approaches as technology and platforms change

·     Entrepreneurial - a hard worker with a high energy level who excels in an unstructured environment; and,

·     Commitment to LA Promise Fund mission


COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and education. Excellent, full benefits package. 

Benefits

COMPENSATION

Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and education. Excellent, full benefits package. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

careers@lapromisefund.org
http://www.lapromisefund.org

E-mail your cover letter and resume to careers@lapromisefund.org


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