To support the district, teachers, students and those in the school community with the student information system as it relates to academics. Collaborates with other district personnel and offices on student information system processes and procedures. Manages state, district and school data quality with academics, functionality and process. Creates and maintains quality support methods and procedures for functional issues within the student information system in relation to state mandates and district deadlines.
Salary Range: $84,901 - $122,503How To Apply
Administrative applications for the following position are being accepted by the Office of Human Resources by 11:59 pm on Friday, December 9, 2022. A resume and three (3) letters of recommendation must be attached to the completed application. Each letter must be dated less than one (1) year old and include a handwritten signature from its author.
Caution: When attaching documents to the application, be sure the documents are legible. If the documents cannot be read, your application may be disqualified from consideration. In addition to meeting the qualifications and interview, final appointment by the Board of School Directors is contingent upon a passing criminal background check, a passing drug/alcohol test and credential verification. Non-MPS employees must submit official transcripts confirming a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree. No applications will be accepted after the deadline date and time.Other Information
ATTENTION: As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.Qualifications
- Administrator's license (e.g., Director of Instruction or Principal) OR a bachelor's / master's degree and extensive experience in student information systems.
- One (1) to three (3) years of experience with the set up and monitoring of student information systems related to academics.
- Ability to develop AdHoc reports within the SIS.
- Ability to make customized reports/data tabs.
- Prior experience in educational systems is key for assisting district educators with their grading practices and using student information for decision making.
Equal Employment Opportunity
- Maintains oversight of the student information system (SIS) standards bank, rosters, special education data, progress reports, report cards, and courses
- Collaborates with colleagues and the Student Services department regarding data quality, district calendars, and Wisconsin Information System for Education (WISE) errors.
- Coordinates with others to create policies and standard operating procedures related to the SIS academics including standards, courses, grade books, report cards, retention, promotion and security.
- Fosters relationships with outside agencies including, but not limited to, Wisconsin Regional Computer Centers (WiRCC), Department of Public Instruction (DPI), other districts and the SIS.
- Assists in the development of training curriculum and/or training for schools and/or Central Service departments. The instruction is delivered in individual, group, virtual or on-site training.
- Responsible for assisting the Technology Support Center (TSC) staff on process & procedure as initiated by this position. The Curriculum Specialist - Student Information System has the ability and resources to facilitate the technical issues between the SIS product, TSC Support and the end user.
- Understands and follows regulations, laws and policies related to student information privacy.
- Provides direct support to school teams, administrators and community members with the SIS, and academics.
- Develops and delivers professional development on all areas related to the student information system both in-person and through documentation. This includes the maintenance of a district wide support site that contains manuals, videos, and documents.
- Participates in district policy meetings including school calendar, school courses and district procedural practices.
- Triage/troubleshoots immediate issues/problems with academic areas of the SIS.
- Collaborates with the department of Technology & Information Services for reporting, data inquiry, participating in the change management process and development of custom solutions.
- Supports all schools of all types within the district with the student information system, and academics.
- Collaborates with other departments on data quality and annual tasks.
- Tests new SIS releases and provides feedback.
- Provides unparalleled levels of customer support by assisting schools and departments with on-site or virtual professional development. Researches, resolves and responds to questions received from TSC staff and district personnel in a timely manner and in accordance with current standards. Ensures timely escalation of district problems. Has the necessary resources to solve challenging, district-wide issues related to the SIS and data quality.
- Keeps up-to-date with developments/enhancements in the SIS, WISEdata & changes in state statutes.
- Actively supports the MPS Strategic Plan.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.