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Data Manager: Programs

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Published 12 days ago

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit

This is an exciting time to join DREAM. In FY23, DREAM launched a site in the Highbridge area of The Bronx, and moved its high school campus into a new building, 20 Bruckner Boulevard.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Data and Assessment, the Program Data Manager will strategically support the Senior Director in this growth plan through data collection, management, reporting, and analysis.

About our Team

The mission of the DREAM Data Team is to provide staff with the information necessary to improve our work and the lives of youth by creating effective systems for data collection, reporting, and analysis, and building staff capacity to make the best data-driven decisions possible.

The Program Data Manager is part of the Network Support Team, and splits time 40/60 between home and the network office. A successful data manager balances the work of advancing data infrastructure for the network with the on the ground, day-to-day programmatic support that running a CMO entails.

About this Role

The Program Data Manager is responsible for all data and systems in the following core areas. Projects listed are non-comprehensive examples of the workflow in each area.
* After School: Regularly monitor the collection of after school student enrollment, demographics, attendance, program quality observations in Salesforce
* Socio-Emotional Learning: Interface with SEL survey vendor and system to drive student survey completion, analyze data results, and push out during quarterly data days
* Legends: Maintain suite of business intelligence tools with Director of Legends to ensure alignment to goals
* Athletics, Health, and Wellness: Implement enrollment and roster management system in Salesforce to drive increased sports and PE engagement
* Social Work / Mental Health: Monitor mandated counseling services with Director of Special Education and Social Work Managers to ensure compliance with state SPED requirements. Regularly monitor the services of students in need of mental health support.


  • The manager will maintain the current suite of business intelligence products, and utilize user research to enhance existing products as well as build new ones. Buckets of responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Data Collection & Management
  • Maintain data quality within DREAM's data stack:
  • Salesforce database
  • Python and FiveTran pipelines
  • BigQuery data warehouse
  • Looker business intelligence products
  • Administer student SEL and other program surveys
  • Act as point for all summer program data needs

Data Reporting & Analysis
  • Compile and deliver grants and compliance data on regular cycles
  • Prepare and present quarterly academic data day visualizations on progress to KPIs
  • Prepare and co-facilitate quarterly Legends data day visualizations on progress to KPIs
  • Provide analysis associating the impac[t of counseling to academic or other program results

Data 3.0 - Outcomes and Continuous Improvement
  • Contribute to network-wide data strategy
  • Perform user experience (UX) research with key product users
  • Utilize UX to improve existing suite of products and develop new business intelligence tools

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree; advanced degree in a related field a plus;
  • At least 3 years experience in education, youth development, and/or data analysis;
  • Experience analyzing data with exceptional accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Experience creating data dashboards and visualizations;
  • Adept at distilling and communicating complex concepts to various audiences in a clear and concise manner;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, solutions-focused manner;
  • Skilled in creating and implementing project plans to tackle long-term assignments;
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple tasks under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with SQL. Experience with BigQuery Standard SQL syntax preferred;
  • Familiarity with cloud data warehouse solutions preferred (ex: Redshift, BigQuery, Snowflake);
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (ex: Tableau, PowerBI, Looker, etc.);
  • Familiarity with Python and Git preferred.


  • DREAM offers a competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience with the potential for an annual performance-based increase. The incoming salary range for this position is $70,000 to $80,000. New hires are typically brought into the organization at a salary closer to the start of the range depending on qualifications and internal equity. All staff are eligible for annual performance-based increases.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for medical plans and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time and paid holidays, referral bonuses, professional development, an employee assistance program (EAP) and a 403(b) plan with employer matching up to 4%.

DREAM requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Reasonable Accommodations based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief are being considered in accordance with applicable law.


At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission.

From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.
Come dream with us.


All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.

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Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community…

Details at a Glance

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Full Time Schedule
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4-Year Degree Required
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Work may be performed anywhere in United States

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