Regional Academic Data Manager

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Virtual, VA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 09, 2019
Ref
19-3519
Requisition Number 19-3519
Title Regional Academic Data Manager
City Virtual State VA

Description
The Regional Academic Data Manager (RDM) works with corporate, regional and school level staff to implement data driven instruction methodologies designed to improve teaching and learning. The RDM uses data to facilitate effective interventions designed to improve the academic performance of the managed schools. The RDM should have a passion for connecting complex data analysis to meaningful academic practices. The RDM should have demonstrated experience communicating with various constituencies including teachers, school leaders, and board/community members. The RDM should be self-motivated to solve emergent issues with the best available tools, and is expected to work collaboratively with the other RDMs and the broader team of data analysts across the company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• Designs and produces routine reporting of key academic data by school
• Uses those tools (and State test data) to identify areas of learning for sub-groups of students and schools and identify promising practices and interventions to improve learning performance over time;
• Uses assessment data and other information to evaluate learning environment effectiveness on a regular basis;
• Creates and facilitates Professional Development activities around using data to improve teaching and learning;
• Communicates to internal constituents, information about program effectiveness and progress, both regularly and on an as-needed basis by providing copies and explanations of assessment results to parents via school meetings, letters, and newsletters; and to board members and the community.

Master's degree in accounting, business, mathematics, statistics or related field AND
• Experience with analyzing school level data and sharing data in understandable format with key stakeholders OR Equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience using data to produce measured improvement in academic performance
• Experience in conducting Professional Development activities
• Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
• Ability to travel 25% of the time
• Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Teaching credential or School Administrator License in one or more of the State s within the region: [list State s as appropriate by region]
• School-based teaching and leadership experience
• Experience conducting academic research focused on elementary and secondary education outcomes
• Experience in database querying (SQL preferred) and statistical software such as R, SPSS, SAS, STATA
• Experience developing dashboards in business intelligence tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Qlikview
• Experience scripting in VBA and/or Python
• Expertise in information design and/or user experience focused on complex data presentations
Requirements Master's degree in accounting, business, mathematics, statistics or related field AND
• Experience with analyzing school level data and sharing data in understandable format with key stakeholders OR Equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience using data to produce measured improvement in academic performance
• Experience in conducting Professional Development activities
• Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
• Ability to travel 25% of the time
• Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Teaching credential or School Administrator License in one or more of the State s within the region: [list State s as appropriate by region]
• School-based teaching and leadership experience
• Experience conducting academic research focused on elementary and secondary education outcomes
• Experience in database querying (SQL preferred) and statistical software such as R, SPSS, SAS, STATA
• Experience developing dashboards in business intelligence tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Qlikview
• Experience scripting in VBA and/or Python
• Expertise in information design and/or user experience focused on complex data presentations

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