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Data Systems Analyst - Newark

Here’s what you need to know:
KIPP New Jersey & Miami seeks a full-time Data Systems Analyst to support students, families, teachers and school operations as we double in size to serve over 15,000 students in the next 5 years.  This is an exciting and fast-paced role that will drive how data is utilized across critical systems and processes to support more than 20 schools.  In this role, the Data Systems Analyst will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities across student, staff and operational data systems while learning and applying high-demand skills.

Must haves:
  • Ability to quickly learn the basics of unfamiliar specialized systems and software platforms
  • Ability to approach challenges as a systems thinker: a determined problem-solver with ability to create and innovate scalable solutions on the go, sometimes with limited time and resources
  • Experience using spreadsheets to analyze data and improve data management
  • Familiarity with core Google Apps, including: Sheets, Slides, Docs, and Drive
  • Collaborative working style with a strong drive to learn and share knowledge
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to explain complex, technical ideas to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to use quantitative methods for research and problem solving
Nice to have:
  • Experience working in schools/K-12 education (highly preferred)
  • Experience with any of our core systems such as PowerSchool, DeansList, Clever, Illuminate, Whetstone or SurveyGizmo
  • Experience with Tableau (or other data visualization tools) or SQL (or other languages such as Python, BigQuery, etc)
  • Experience with project management support and software such as Asana or Zendesk
  • Understanding of the structure of relational databases
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Manage, maintain and optimize our core student and staff information systems to ensure daily operations are running efficiently across PowerSchool, DeansList, Illuminate, Clever, SurveyGizmo, Whetstone, among others
  • Support and coordinate troubleshooting for school leaders, teachers and staff across data systems, applications and reporting requests
  • Develop and execute high-quality trainings to drive adoption of new technology, applications or protocols that improve how staff utilize and manage data
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and develop reports across student, staff and compliance projects
  • Write documentation for systems, processes, and data tools
  • Coordinate project design and implementations between Data, Teaching and Learning, Technology, School Ops and Leadership teams
  • Lead coordination between regional student information point people and central Data team
  • Support various staff performance management systems
  • Learn new software, how to build dashboards using Tableau and query data from a SQL data warehouse
Compensation & Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the New York City area. 
About KIPP New Jersey         
KIPP New Jersey schools are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to teach over 5,100 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. 92% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Today, we have grown to 16 (K-12) schools throughout Newark and Camden, NJ and Miami, FL.  Learn more about KIPP here.
KIPP New Jersey/Miami is an equal opportunity employer.


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