Academic Data Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive and commensurate with experience

Published

07/31/2018

Address

20 Jay St.
Suite 211
Brooklyn
NY
11201
United States

Description

About Explore Schools

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our mission is to provide students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school. 

What We Believe

  • We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults
  • It is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Central Brooklyn community by increasing the high school graduation rate by 10%
  • Equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive – we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving towards excellent academic results

About the Position

Explore Schools seeks a strong project and data manager to support our Program Team. Reporting to the Director of Special Projects and collaborating with stakeholders on our network and school teams, the Academic Data Program Manager will drive projects that align to Explore Schools’ instructional priorities for the 2018-2019 school year. The person in this role will engage in deep data analysis and reporting, have a hand in creating content for trainings, and coordinate special events for the Program team. The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about making data accessible and easy to leverage for a diverse set of stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Manage academic data and reporting insights:


  • Analyze student achievement data and generate meaningful insights to help drive network achievement
  • Generate reports demonstrating student and school progress for the Superintendent, Program Team and Leadership Support and Accountability Team
  • Present information in a clear and concise format to support data-driven instruction and action planning by schools
  • Thought partner with Program Team and Leadership Support and Accountability Team around the development of benchmark data and support with progress monitoring efforts


Manage logistics for academic leadership events, training and meetings:


  • Create presentation decks to be used during network-wide training and events
  • Handle logistics for all academic trainings and events
  • Ensure smooth operation of all events and analyze feedback from trainings
  • Trouble-shoot as needed


Manage other projects for the Program team as needed:


  • Support the development of the leadership planning calendar, ensuring all key instructional and assessment dates are added annually to the calendar
  • Support Superintendent in monitoring progress against the leadership planning calendar
  • Conduct research, as needed, on best practices aligned to our instructional program and vision
  • Work with Program Team to develop tools and resources to support instruction at our schools

Qualifications

  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Teaching experience, strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in school content
  • Strong communicator: presents ideas and reports in clear and concise formats considering audience
  • Flexible: able to shift priorities, and take direction as needed
  • Comfort with receiving and providing feedback
  • Effective at building relationships and gaining buy-in from a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Nimble team player and thought partner: able to take the lead and play a supporting role across various projects
  • Self-starter: generates new ideas, and kicks off implementation
  • Handles ambiguity well
  • Event coordinating experience is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting basic tech issues
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree

Salary:

  • Competitive and commensurate with experience

Benefits

Competitive

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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