Support Analyst (Effectiveness & Learning)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $60,000

Published

09/25/2018

Address

Seattle
WA
United States

Description

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking a Support Analyst, who is socially responsible, in-tune with race and diversity in education, and is drawn towards equity. We are a Seattle not-for-profit organization with a passion for ensuring students of all backgrounds have equal access to America’s most academically intense high school programs—and particularly that low-income students and students of color have opportunities to succeed at the highest levels. EOS seeks to hire candidates who have the skills to succeed in a rapidly growing, continuously improving, high-impact, mission-driven organization as we grow our Effectiveness & Learning (E&L) team.


Job Title: Effectiveness & Learning Support Analyst

Location: Seattle, WA

Compensation: $50,000 to $60,000 Annually

Employment Type: Exempt Full-Time


Description:

The Support Analyst will play a vital role at Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS), and within the Effectiveness and Learning team. The Effectiveness and Learning team, your team, is responsible for leading applied research, continuous improvement, and organizational learning efforts, including developing, designing, and implementing large projects that support and improve EOS impact. You will work closely with fellow E&L team members as well as engage with members from our Partnership, Reporting & Analytics, and Strategic Initiatives teams. This role would help support research across our portfolio as well as apply a continuous improvement framework to our projects and tool development processes, across our organization. We primarily utilize the following programs for data collection, analysis, and visualization: Tableau, SPSS, Qualtrics, and Excel.


Responsibilities:


The Effectiveness & Learning Support Analyst will:


  • Review research relevant to projects/conduct literature reviews
  • Provide technical support among Effectiveness & Learning team members
  • Analyze and verify school district data in our database
  • Coordinate the distribution of research findings and recommendations to our Partnership Department
  • Data cleaning/preparation (may include creating calculated fields, composites, and variable transformations)
  • Organize and schedule departmental and project-based meetings with calendar invites (with opportunities to facilitate, create meeting agendas, and guide their direction)
  • Help create presentation materials and associated resources (ex., PowerPoints, handouts, small-group activities, etc.)
  • Engage in descriptive quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Assist in project management (project tasks and timelines)
  • Track and communicate the status of project progress to our other EOS teams
  • May perform other job-related tasks as required


Skills:


You will be part data analyst and part project and team support. We need you to take ownership of these areas and have fun with them. We recognize you may need to grow into one or more of these roles, but EOS believes in the value of learning. As an organization, we recognize that education is a life-long pursuit and that people do grow into and out of positions. We support this ethic by providing the assistance and training necessary to facilitate personal and professional growth. This role has a social justice aspect that necessitates critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Our core values circle around knowing the core principals of antiracism and grounding those principles in everyday work. If you do have some but not all the qualifications below and are interested in the position, we very much encourage you to apply.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years of experience working with data preferred
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Comfort working with large data sets (>1M rows) and the nuances that come with them
  • Experience or interest in learning to use Tableau
  • Thinks critically and has high attention to details
  • Exhibits strong time management skills


This job might be for you if:


You are committed to equity. You steadfastly believe that all students – particularly students of color and low-income students – should have opportunities to access and succeed in the most academically rigorous high school programs. You understand that working for equity is a continual journey and you are motivated by a passion for that journey.


You enjoy working collaboratively with others. You recognize that working with a diverse team of individuals with varying roles and skills can be challenging, but you enjoy this challenge. You work to find creative solutions to best fit a wide range of contexts, needs, uses, and timelines.


You love to learn and grow. You are always looking to improve and to develop new skills, and welcome constructive feedback that helps you get there. You’re excited to learn from other perspectives that will inform your thinking and to contribute to others’ learning.


You are comfortable working in a dynamic, growing organization. Equal Opportunity Schools has experienced incredible growth and success in our 6+ years of existence, but we don’t have it all figured out. You’re excited to take on the challenges that come with a relatively young organization, evolving internal systems and structures, and long-term visions that still work in progress.


Equal Opportunity Schools is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer.


Equal Opportunity Schools considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Equal Opportunity Schools provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process.


About Equal Opportunity Schools:


Equal Opportunity Schools partners with school, district, county, state, and national leaders to identify students to close race and income enrollment gaps, in AP and IB programs, while maintaining or increasing the success of these programs. Likewise, EOS ensures students of all backgrounds have equal access to America’s most academically intense high school programs—and particularly that low-income students and students of color have opportunities to succeed at the highest levels. Watch: What we do – Watch: Superintendents’ Experience with EOS.

Benefits

Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Retirement (403(b), PTO, phone stipend

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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