Data Analyst

Job Type

Full Time




700 State Street
Ste. 301
New Haven
United States



The RISE Network is a Connecticut-based non-profit organization with a mission to empower educators to achieve breakthrough results, helping all students realize and achieve their full potential. RISE facilitates networked improvement communities by bringing together educators working in different contexts to advance shared goals. Together, we build community, democratize innovation, and improve systems in public schools and districts.

Through our current network, RISE represents a multi-year partnership between East Hartford, Meriden, New Haven, and Hartford Public Schools to support educators striving to ensure every RISE high school student graduates college and career ready. The Network serves more than 6,000 students and 500 educators in five high schools. RISE districts and schools commit to sharing resources and expertise, pursuing innovative solutions, strengthening school and district systems, and empowering educators and leaders through continuous improvement 

Position Summary and Essential Job Functions:

The RISE Data Analyst will play an integral role supporting the Network’s research and analytic functions. RISE is seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to serve on a team collaborating with schools and districts to support data tools, systems, and practices to improve student outcomes. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, and is passionate about closing achievement gaps and developing the potential of all students regardless of life circumstance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Database Management:

  • Facilitate the integration of new school variables into existing data warehouses and data tools
  • Support the ETL (extract, transform, load) data pipeline
  • Create data sets from raw files, bringing together longitudinal and immediate data for a variety of indicators
  • Uphold the highest data security standards

Data Systems and Tools:

  • Monitor RISE district data needs and challenges, proactively looking for ways to enhance data-driven decision-making and workflow
  • Collaborate on the design, development, and ongoing refinement/maintenance of new data products and tools to address district data needs
  • Maintain existing data tools through rigorous, ongoing, quality assurance
  • Transform educator feedback into improvements and enhancements for existing online dashboards

Data Practices:

  • Provide trainings to internal staff and RISE school and district partners around data tools and dashboards
  • Use data tools and dashboards to facilitate deeper understandings of student performance and serve as a support for school and district data team meetings
  • Provide embedded, on-site support with RISE leaders around data systems and practices
  • Join cross-functional teams to effectively launch new data tools and complementary resources, promoting educator buy-in, understanding, fluency, enthusiasm, and high usage rates
  • Develop and maintain a “Help Desk” process for users of RISE data tools

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets and Google apps
  • Knowledge of SQL, R, Tableau, and Python desired
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably Git)
  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility for results
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and teamwork
  • Ability to interact professionally and earn credibility with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Commitment to systems-driven solutions for scalable and sustained impact
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong belief that all students can learn and achieve at high levels
  • Ability to ramp up on new content and work in an independent and self-motivated manner
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and results-driven environment
  • Ability to conduct analyses and present results in a variety of written and visual formats
  • Sense of humor, positive attitude, and willingness to work in a collaborative environment

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, updated resume, and salary expectations to: In the subject line, please state "Application for RISE Data Analyst."