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School Information Systems Data Manager

Employer
Poughkeepsie City School District
Location
Poughkeepsie, NY, US
Salary
Competitive

Job Details

Position Type:
Civil Service/School Information Systems Data Manager

Date Posted:
5/14/2024

Location:
Poughkeepsie City School District

Date Available:
TBD

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

BOARD OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
18 SOUTH PERRY STREET
POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK 12601

RECRUITMENT BULLETIN #: 23-24-305 ♦ SCHOOL INFORMATION SYSTEMS DATA MANAGER ♦ MAY 2024 ♦ POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


NOTICE OF POSITION

POSITION:
The Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Eric Jay Rosser, is interested in receiving applications from qualified candidates for the position of:

SCHOOL INFORMATION SYSTEMS DATA MANAGER
POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


QUALIFICATIONS:
EITHER:
  1. Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; OR
  2. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field and two (2) years of full-time paid work experience in the field of statistical analysis, educational measurement, or applied research design; OR
  3. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience between the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above.
NOTE: Your degree or college credit must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.

DUTIES:
The Poughkeepsie City School District (PCSD) is committed to providing students and parents with pathways to opportunity that will lead to achievement and success. Through student-centered effective and transformational leadership, school and community engagement, and an unrelenting pursuit to achieve greater school outcomes for children, the Poughkeepsie City Schools is focused on developing and growing greater access, equity, opportunity, and quality across PCSD.

This is a professional level work involving management of the student information systems in a school district. The incumbent of this position is responsible for the ongoing configuration, training and support services for end-users, management of data entry, ensuring data accuracy, coordination and support of integration with other district school information software, as well as management of all aspects of reporting and scheduling functions. Additionally, the incumbent serves as Chief Information Officer (CIO), with responsibility for analysis of data and development and improvement initiatives, related reports and statistics, and requirements. Work is performed under minimal supervision of school administrators, requiring the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. Supervision may be provided to subordinate clerical and technical employees.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
The following is indicative of the level and type of activities performed by incumbents in this title. It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not preclude a supervisor from assigning activities not listed which could reasonably be expected to be performed by an employee in this title.
  1. Manages all aspects of the implementation, utilization, and support of school/student information data system, and provides first level support;
  2. Manages data collection from various school and community sources;
  3. Organizes, systematizes, and integrates data, including necessary data preparation for analysis, district studies, state reports, etc.;
  4. Oversees all school administration and student information software and database daily operations, implementation and use;
  5. Manages user security, access and password generation, and troubleshoots related issues;
  6. Identifies and provides training and first-line support for instructional and administrative staff with respect to school/student information databases, reporting requirements, and all other applicable functions; pans curriculum and staff development initiatives;
  7. Ensures accurate production processes for report cards, progress reports and other system-generated communication to parents and community;
  8. Monitors accuracy of data, statistics and reports, in compliance with all applicable data and records maintenance standards and requirements; responds to inquiries regarding statistical procedures, providing correspondence or reports as needed;
  9. Collaborates with instructional and administrative staff to develop, customize and implement ongoing changes and improvement to school.student information systems to meet school district needs and NYSED reporting requirements;
  10. Directs or assists in data analysis and data system-related instructional improvement initiatives;
  11. Support all school administration and student information software and database systems, and coordinates with IT department for maintenance, and upgrades;
  12. Coordinates integration between all school/student data and information software and programs, and facilitates school/student information data team meetings and activities;
  13. Assists with grants, applications, administration, special projects including testing and evaluating new system software;
  14. Serves as a liaison to the NYS Regional Information Center (RIC), and attends all related RIC meetings;
  15. Ensures districts compliance with any State Education Department data administration and reporting regulations, procedures, deadlines, including but not limited to VADIR and BEDS reporting;
  16. Evaluates and recommends necessary upgrades and technological acquisitions related to school district data, information and communication systems on an ongoing basis.
Full Performance Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of New York State assessments, school/student information systems and related software applications;
  • Knowledge of database management systems and design methods;
  • Knowledge of the procedures used in compiling, tabulating and verifying statistical data;
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software capabilities;
  • Ability to analyze database requirements;
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to manipulate data and to produce various formats, tables, charts, etc;
  • Ability to plan and direct the work of others;
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to understand follow complex instructions;
  • Personal characteristics necessary to perform the duties of the position;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
APPOINTMENT:
Appointment will be made by the Board of Education upon the recommendation of the Superintendent following assessment of training, experience, certifications, credentials and evaluation of service. Personal interviews shall be conducted where appropriate.

SALARY:
$82,000 - $87,000

EFFECTIVE DATE:
As soon as practicable after offer of employment

FINAL DATE TO APPLY:
Open Until Filled

TO APPLY:
Please visit https://www.applitrack.com/poughkeepsieschools/onlineapp/ to complete an online application. *Please refer to JobID: 820*

The Poughkeepsie City School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, age, or marital status; nor does it apply any other arbitrary measure, which would would tend to deprive persons of their constitutional rights.

Company

The Poughkeepsie City School District educates approximately 4500 children (47% African American, 38% Hispanic and 9% caucasion) in grades Pre K-12. PCSD is transforming our Early Learning Center, 4 Elementary Schools, Middle,and High School with a $98 Million dollar capital project to support innovating our thinking and approaches to supporting student success. PCSD remains committed to delivering on the democratic principle that equal and high-quality education is every child’s civil right. Our children are our future, and our future will be informed by how well we cultivate them to lead it.    A full generous benefit package is available for full time positions including health insurance, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and additional benefits depending on bargaining unit.  Continuous professional development is provided.   The Poughkeepsie City School District is located in Dutchess County, NY in the beautiful Hudson Valley. In addition to the historic attractions, natural beauty, and outdoor activities in the nearby Catskill and Adirondack mountains, Poughkeepsie is part of the Metro North commuter rail line to NYC.    There are many great things that are underway to elevate student success to new levels.  

  1. A new K-8 ELA and Math Curriculum; Greater student social-emotional supports and programming under the High Needs Student Support Plan; Increased college readiness and workforce development programming for elementary, middle, and high school students; Continued progress in the district’s strategy to integrate technology into the instructional program through the distribution of 1-1 devices; and More opportunities for PCSD children to cherish memories of their school experiences.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
8454514900
Location
18 South Perry Street
Poughkeepsie
NY
12601
US

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