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Data Analyst

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Rocketship Public Schools
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Redwood City, CA

Rocketship Public Schools


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Published 14 days ago

January 25, 2021
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.


The Team

The Analytics team at Rocketship drives strategic decision-making across the organization by building scalable data systems, providing accurate and accessible data, and deriving critical insights from data analysis.  


The Position

Rocketship thrives on data to make the best decisions possible for our students. The Analytics team plays a vital role in discovering trends, guiding teams toward relevant factors, and building a more data-driven network. The Analyst will be responsible for producing high-quality data products and reports, tracking critical metrics and communicating results. The Analyst will also contribute to analyses and research projects that assist decision-making at all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate should enjoy working with data and deriving data insights that will support key organizational initiatives and improve student outcomes at schools. The successful candidate will be an important member of the collaborative Analytics team, reporting to the Analytics Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Cyclical Analysis, Reporting, and Data Visualization
  • Reviewing cyclical data results (quarterly assessments, state tests) and engaging in data-driven conversations with regional and national leads
  • Conducting survey analyses and building survey report visualizations for teams to explore the results
  • Creating and maintaining dashboards and visualizations
  • Providing general analytical support to network teams and school staff
  • Completing ad hoc data requests

  • External Reporting
  • Producing data reports for external audiences
  • Understanding accountability systems within regions where Rocketship operates and building systems to track applicable school metrics

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Gathering, cleaning and organizing data
  • Supporting research and evaluation projects

  • Scalable Systems Building and Knowledge Management
  • Build and maintain a dashboard to track organizational health metrics (KPIs)
  • Improve and maintain knowledge management systems, including our intranet, Mission Control

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with preference for quantitative social science, engineering or science degrees
  • 1 or more years professional experience working on analytical projects
  • Highly data literate with demonstrated ability to execute and interpret rigorous quantitative analyses
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Excel or Google Sheets
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g., Python, R, Stata, SPSS, etc) [strongly preferred]
  • Experience with data visualization (Tableau) [preferred]
  • Clear and structured written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to collaborate effectively
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, collaborative, and open to feedback; able to thrive in a fast-paced and evolving startup environment
  • Strong commitment to Rocketship’s mission to eliminate the achievement gap with previous experience in education a plus

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.


Compensation:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.


Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools’ employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy. For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115. 

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our…

Details at a glance

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

Location

Redwood City, CA

How to Apply

Please apply on our website @ https://jobs.lever.co/rocketship/31224269-73fe-4ae2-83e5-e133aba9a5b4

Please apply on our website @ https://jobs.lever.co/rocketship/31224269-73fe-4ae2-83e5-e133aba9a5b4

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