Position:         Data Manager

Team:               Central Office

Status:             Full-Time, Exempt

Duration:       12-Month Employee

Location:        Hertel Campus

Reports to:     Director, Operations

 

Our Mission

The Elmwood Village Charter Schools provide a stimulating and engaging learning environment that recognizes student capability, fosters their connectedness to their immediate and broader communities, and offers them ways to contribute to school life. EVCS believes that all students can and will learn at high levels when provided with the right learning conditions.

 

Our Schools

We believe that the social curriculum is as important as the academic curriculum, and children must meet with social success before they can achieve high levels of academic success. To that end:

  • Our students are exposed to a strong academic program that emphasizes social responsibility, arts integration, multiculturalism, and community alliances.
  • Our students experience academic success in an intimate, peaceful, and diverse school community that appreciates different learning styles.
  • At Elmwood Village Charter Schools, students know that they are valued and respected, and each one of them can contribute to school life.

 

The Opportunity

We are looking for a creative Data Manager to lead our data management practices and provide technical support to our schools and staff. The person in this role will:

Student Information, Data & Reporting

  • Complete state, federal and local reporting to include biennial Civil Rights Data Collection and SPED and District Billing in a timely manner
  • Serve as the District Data Coordinator for both schools, working in the regional and state-wide data repositories and attend quarterly meetings
  • Develop reports and conduct research requests for internal and external stakeholders to include New York State, our authorizer and the Board of Regents Charter School Office and ensure they are certified as appropriate
  • Interface with our technology contractor  about data transfers to outside providers
  • Prepare and maintain other computer databases pertaining to student records, activities and demographic information
  • Perform data reviews to include student achievement data for various at risk subgroups
  • Analyze and provide interim assessment data for the curriculum and instruction team
  • Manage the current data dashboard in PowerSchool
  • Create and manage a data dashboard for the Board of Trustees

Administration, Training and Support

  • Manage the Student Data Coordinator
  • Develop effective data management processes and procedures that govern how student data systems are used and data is entered in each system
  • Streamline processes and customize features within PowerSchool in order to improve user experience, operational efficiency and yield better data management practices
  • Provide instruction and disseminate information to Principals and other school administrators regarding student information requirements for the operation of the student information system
  • Provide first‐level support to all school‐based personnel in the use of the computerized student information management system, handles complex system errors or malfunctions, and provides expertise in non‐routine situations
  • Train school‐based personnel in the use of the student information management system, including comprehensive training of new staff and keeping existing staff current with changes to the system
  • In cooperation with the Technology Manager, troubleshoot operational and software problems, determine cause of error or stoppage, apply corrective techniques in cases where the problem is software related, or refer problem to technical support staff
  • Provide on‐site assistance to users with the utilization of available hardware and software
  • Review and evaluate computer database software applications pertaining to student information and data management

What We Look For

We want someone who:

  • Possesses an excellent understanding of data administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc.)
  • Can evaluate and help select new software and hardware and troubleshoot software and minor hardware problems
  • Has strong analytical skills and can analyze complex data for both tactical and strategic use
  • Demonstrates a commitment to providing high-quality customer service to all
  • Is highly detail-oriented with excellent follow-up and follow-through
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates high responsiveness and resolves issues quickly
  • Able to manage ambiguity and multiple priorities
  • Is able to build interpersonal relationships with diverse audiences
  • Maintains a positive attitude, even in the face of pressure
  • Is a team player and open to receiving feedback
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and is flexible
  • Takes initiative, prioritizes tasks effectively, and can work independently with little direction
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion in the dissemination of information

Qualifications

  • Three or more years of relevant experience
  • At least one year of experience managing others
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Analytics, Information Systems or relevant field
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office tools, G-Suite and able to use various apps, programs and software

What We Offer          

EVCS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join Our Team

Apply by using the form at the bottom of the EVCS Careers page, here: http://www.evcsbuffalo.org/careers/.