Data Manager

Washington, DC, United States
Feb 09, 2021
Job Title: Data Manager
Date Posted: 5/12/2021
Job Function: Data Management
Grade Level: Adult/Alternative
Job Type: Full-Time
Start Date:

YouthBuild DC Public Charter School (YouthBuild PCS) is an alternative high school for young people seeking to transform their lives by re-engaging in their education in a non-traditional school environment. YouthBuild PCS prepares students for post-secondary education and the workplace by offering, in English and Spanish, academic, vocational and workforce development programs. YouthBuild PCS believes that service to the community is an essential part of the transformative process. Therefore, students serve their community through volunteer projects and by creating housing for low-income residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

For more information about YouthBuild PCS, visit

We are looking for a Data Manager to lead the collection, analysis, and dissemination of school, student, and instructional data. The Data Manager will be responsible for providing real-time insights into student achievement, progress, behavior, and other key indicators of student and school success, to teachers and leaders while also managing reporting to the school's external stakeholders. The Data Manager will collaborate with school leaders to ensure that YouthBuild's data management is responsible to all stakeholders' needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Data reporting and analysis
  • Continue to develop, improve and strengthen the school's internal data tracking and data analytics systems, including Quickbase
  • Manage data entry and data reporting in all data systems.
  • Manage the production of data dashboards⎯including data related to attendance, discipline, assessments, enrollment, placement, and accountability⎯to drive decision-making and instructional practice
Enrollment and records management
  • Oversee the student enrollment and withdrawal process by creating and maintaining student records in data systems, while adhering to OSSE's guidelines
  • Maintain, generate, and distribute student demographic, attendance, discipline, and student progress information
Staff presentations, trainings and support
  • Ensure dissemination of records to families, schools, oversight bodies or government agencies are accurate and compliant with deadlines
  • Design and conduct presentations of data and associated data analysis to school, school system, and community groups
  • Enhance knowledge sharing around data management and provide training to school leaders, staff, students, and community
  • Provide support and accountability to the achievement of organizational goals; and provide ad-hoc research and data analysis
  • Provide IT support (including but not limited to Google Administrator maintenance and trouble-shooting technological challenges) for school staff and students
External trainings
  • Attend key meetings at PCSB, OSSE, and other organizations as necessary and related to data sharing/reporting and school accountability
  • Participate in training to remain current on data sources, data analysis techniques, and strategies for developing and making data-based presentations
  • Manage regular updates to the school's website
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Ideal candidates will have the following education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required and/or MA in a related field preferred
  • 2+ years experience in quantitative data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting
  • Experience in a K-12 school (or related adult/young adult/alternative education setting), K-12 support organization, or government education agency preferred
  • Ability to analyze complex data while successfully adhering to deadlines
  • Knowledge of student information systems or other enterprise data systems
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders
  • A positive attitude, enthusiasm, self-confidence, and flexibility
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills with keen attention to detail
Please click below to apply to the Data Manager position.


YouthBuild PCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status or religion.

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