Systems Analyst, Promise Academy

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Harlem Children's Zone
New York, NY

Harlem Children's Zone

Published 29 days ago


When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and through college. Everything we give our students—from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals—is aimed at fulfilling that promise. Our schools have a longer school day and year, helping us keep our kids safe and engaged, ensure their success in core subject areas, and give them an immersive, well-balanced education that includes exposure to the arts, daily physical activity, and field trips to museums, performances, sporting events and, of course, college campuses.

In addition, our Promise curriculum includes grade-appropriate character education, helping students at every level build crucial non-cognitive skills such as resilience, grit, and curiosity. We also provide on-site medical, dental, and psychological services, as well as a healthy, freshly made breakfast, lunch and snack each day. Plus, the vast majority of our students participate in our after-school programs, where they receive extensive academic support and engage in a wide range of recreation and enrichment activities.

Not only do our students receive a high-quality, standards-based education, but they and their families also have access to HCZ’s comprehensive network of supports, including counseling, benefits assistance, and other social services.

To support our teachers, we provide them with weekly professional development, access to top-of-the-line technology, including a personal laptop, and Smartboards and tablets in the classroom. Additionally, our teachers are surrounded by colleagues and professionals—ranging from academic and instructional coaches and deans of students, to guidance counselors and social workers—all committed to ensuring the success for every child. As a teacher at Promise Academy, you will take your place in a team that seamlessly surrounds children in a safe, enriching environment, making sure the reach their full potential.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Systems Analyst to focus on maintaining, improving, and adopting new systems with an overall goal of utilizing current platforms and systems the highest capability. The Systems Analyst will also be expected to conduct necessary research on industry trends and leaders. You will collaborate with stakeholders including Principals and Education Directors to meet the school's needs. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and evaluate the needs of stakeholders; research, identify, and implement systems and workflows to address those needs
  • Oversee implementation of multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Use a variety of data analysis and organizational tools to uncover insights
  • Prepare data extracts for internal and external reporting
  • Lead ongoing reviews of business processes and develop optimization strategies
  • Oversee, develop, and maintain standards across all school systems
  • Perform various administrative functions of all school systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Solid technical or data related background
  • Sharp problem-solving, analytical, and innovation skills 
  • Self starter with strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate complex ideas into simple language for non-technicians
  • Strong organization and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize
  • Experience in start-ups and/or education technology field as a business or systems analyst is a plus  

We offer competitive salaries with performance-based bonuses, a comprehensive benefits package, and a low student-teacher ratio. To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to No telephone inquiries or recruiters please.  Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.



When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and through college. Everything we give our students—from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required


35 East 125th Street, New York, NY 10035

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