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Immediate Opening: Senior Director/Director of Data and Accountability

Senior Director/Director of Data and Accountability

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  • Do you want to help create a more just and kind world?
  • Do you believe that diversity is a powerful strength for a school community?
  • Do you want to ensure that every student can be successful and prepared to thrive in college, career, and life?
You Are:

A collaborative data-focused leader seeking to support an organization that prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life with best-in-class skills in creating and building data systems, facilitating analysis to support instructional and organizational improvement, and project management. You deeply value strong organizational performance, and you have experience designing creative and sustainable solutions to organizational challenges. You understand the techniques and strategies needed to create and manage strong data systems, including student information systems, accompanying business rules, and processes for maintaining high quality data. You engage others through collaboration and exceptional customer service as you provide analytical tools and information to enable teachers and leaders to focus on continuous improvement. Your growth mindset guides your perspective, agency, and urgency to make a positive impact in the world around you, and take actions that promote justice and equity in your community.

You will:

Set and implement a strategic direction for all data reporting, compliance, and accountability by building systems that support E.L. Haynes leaders in using data to inform their decisions and ensuring the organization remains compliant with the policies set forth by the Office of the State Superintendent (OSSE) and the Public Charter School Board (PCSB). This 12-month, full-time role reports to the Chief Academic Officer, and directly manages the Data Analysis Manager and Data Systems Manager. You will be instrumental in visioning, designing, and executing the organization's approach to data management and accountability.

Data Vision and Strategy
  • Set the organizational goals for data systems, use, and analysis, in collaboration with the Chief Academic Officer and Chief Executive Officer
  • Set the vision and strategy for data dissemination to internal and external stakeholders, including teachers, school leaders, Board members, OSSE, and PCSB.
Data Systems Knowledge Management
  • Create structures and systems for managing all student information and organizational data (e.g. organizational dashboard, Infinite Campus, ASPIRE Framework, etc.)
  • Ensure consistent business processes and rules are applied to manage all data systems
Organizational Compliance and Accountability
  • Develop systems to ensure quality in reporting and data analyses to provide accurate and timely information to city-wide systems and partners
  • Ensure successful data validation for all DC and federal reporting requirements
  • Facilitate compliance processes organization-wide to ensure E.L. Haynes meets OSSE, PCSB, and other city-wide deadlines and requirements
Data Team Management
  • Lead vision-setting for E.L. Haynes Data and Accountability Team and ensure team and team members achieve annual goals and milestones
  • Manage the Data Team, including the Data Systems Manager and Data Analysis Manager as well as periodic interns and organizational partners (as needed)
  • Ensure the Data Team provides exceptional customer service support to all internal and external stakeholders
Organizational Performance Management ( Sr. Director only )
  • Lead creation and ongoing reporting for the E.L. Haynes organizational dashboard, including annual goals and metrics aligned to priority areas in the strategic plan
  • Facilitate quarterly data reviews with senior leaders and the Chief Academic Officer team to assess instructional and organizational progress and identify concrete next steps for continuous improvement
  • Manages the strategic planning process for the Chief Academic Officer Team
  • Facilitate senior leaders to share out progress aligned to annual strategic priorities
Qualifications
  • Commitment to educational equity and E.L. Haynes's mission
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in K-12 education and/or data analysis roles (10-12 years of experience preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Ability to synthesize complex ideas and findings in oral and written communication to diverse audiences
  • Strong data analysis skills; ability to combine multiple data sources and summarize data clearly and simply using analytical tools such as: Power BI, Excel, SQL, Python
  • attention to detail; demonstrated reliability and accuracy in data cleaning and validation projects
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to help individuals clarify their needs
  • Desire for feedback; commitment to self-development and to improving skills
  • Systematic approach to problem solving
  • Self-directed, self-starter with a willingness to own high-priority tasks and projects
  • Effective project manager with ability to drive projects to completion and comfort managing multiple priorities amid high ambiguity
  • Collaborative team player who is excited about building strong relationships among diverse communities
  • Knowledge of schools and the conditions that drive strong academic outcomes of schools, including the levers to creating a high-quality school
Salary: The salary range for the Director of Data and Accountability is $91,266 - $108,698 . The salary range for the Senior Director of Data and Accountability is $112,546 - $144,988 . Candidates will be identified for the Director or Senior Director based on alignment to the years of experience and qualifications listed above, along with additional experiences, expertise, and skills shared during the selection process.

We are E.L. Haynes.

A learning community where every student - of every race, socioeconomic status, home language, and ability - prepares to thrive in college, career, and life. Together, we create a more just and kind world.

Founded in 2004 and named for the first African-American woman to earn her Ph.D. in Mathematics, the award-winning E.L. Haynes Public Charter School serves more than 1,175 students in grades Pre-K3 through 12th grade. E.L. Haynes operates two campuses in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC.

Our mission of student success is inextricably linked with our commitment to equity and the daily efforts of every member of our community to live our motto __ Be Kind, Work Hard, and Get Smart.

We:
  • Lead For Equity: We challenge ourselves and each other to interrupt inequities and build equitable alternatives.
  • Choose Joy: We find, bring, and share joy in our work every day. We practice gratitude, celebrate wins, and offer praise.
  • Achieve Excellence: We deliver high-quality work every day. We set ambitious goals, embrace challenges, and hold ourselves and each other to high standards.
  • Own Our Learning: We model a growth mindset for our students. We own our actions, mistakes, and learning. We continually look for ways to improve and produce high-quality work.
  • Succeed Together: We value every member of our community and treat each other with kindness and care. We build meaningful relationships with students, families, and each other. We achieve more through collaboration and teamwork.
We are different. We are:
  • A diverse and inclusive community, with nearly 70% of our staff identifying as people of color.
  • The hub of the neighborhood. We are a community school and partner with neighborhood organizations to provide our families with comprehensive medical, dental, and mental health services.
  • A place where all community members have their voices heard in the decision-making process.
  • A school where students learn in a rigorous and coherent PreK-12 environment.
Location: Washington, DC

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