KIPP Data Manager in Lynn, Massachusetts
Data Manager Reporting to the Director of Data, the KIPP MA Data Manager is a talented, committed, and culturally competent individual who supports the school campus and region by managing and maintaining critical school data, testing, and scheduling systems. The Data Manager’s work is crucial to our regional strategic plan and school-based strategic priorities. The Data Manager serves as an internal advisory function, supporting school and regional teams with analysis, prediction, and data systems support. This role helps ensure that efficiently analyzing these data systems support teaching and learning within our schools. This means troubleshooting with school operations staff, analyzing data during meetings, and piloting innovative techniques to guide our region towards making long-term transformative outcomes for students. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting and Analysis * Conducts analyses of student achievement data and school information using relevant visualization tools such as Excel or Tableau * Develops and designs dashboards and other reports or analyses that answer questions for key stakeholders, provide insight on student, school, and regional academic performance trends and patterns and progress over time (i.e. student and homeroom growth and achievement, subject specific standard trends over time, regional enrollment and demographics) * Completes data verification and support of external data requests ( i.e. state & compliance reporting, KIPP Foundation reporting, etc.) * Supports external and ad hoc internal data requests for teams across the region Collaboration and Partnership Management * Supports Data Director to work cross-functionally with internal and external teams * Joins data related meetings – i.e. Data Days, Academic Progress Monitoring Meetings, staff professional development sessions – where data is used to inform instruction Systems Management * Maintains data warehouse of all student assessment results * Ensures accurate data collection and entry into systems * Coordinates rostering, setup, maintenance, and rollover of online platforms related to regional assessments (i.e. Illuminate, NWEA, STAR) Coaching and Development * Develops reference tools and other resources to support ongoing training and professional development * Trains and supports academic leaders on successful use of assessment related platforms (i.e. setting up assessments, running and reading reports, etc.) Regional Responsibilities * Embody KIPP MA’s Code of Conduct by acting with integrity, leading with humanity, centering self-awareness and critical consciousness, taking personal responsibility, and engaging productively * Participate and engage in regional professional development and community events as required KIPP MA staff are supported in their demanding work by experienced and dedicated leadership and staff who have themselves proven successful in their role. Our KIPP MA Executive Leadership Teams maintain consistent systems and procedures designed to permit staff to do their best work. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, there will occasionally be other duties as assigned that staff will engage in to help promote a positive and safe learning environment and culture. * Love and unwavering belief in the high potential of all students * Commitment to anti-racism and equity * Bachelor's degree plus 2-3 years demonstrable experience * Expertise in data visualization, preferably using Excel and/or Tableau * Expertise working with large spreadsheets and data warehouses * Demonstrable project management skills and experience building positive and productive relationships with stakeholders * Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and graphic) * Previous work navigating a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment * Experience in education setting preferred * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines * Experience in education setting preferred * KIPP MA requires that all staff be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved by KIPP MA for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief). * Pass Criminal Background Checks KIPP MA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables all of our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. We hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability. What We Offer The starting base salary range for this exempt position is $50,000 to $65,000 (per 1.0 FTE/45 hours per week) with a $1,000 signing bonus—and $2,000 retention and $3,000 longevity bonuses in subsequent years. We offer a comprehensive tiered benefits plan, with a competitive employer contribution toward premiums for health insurance, including coverage for spouse/domestic partner and/or children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, flexible PTO, life insurance, work-life balance benefits, paid family and medical leaves, flexible spending account options, parenting and elder care benefits, free access to financial coaching and services, commuter benefits, 403(b) plans, individualized coaching, and referral bonuses. KIPP MA may offer a relocation stipend to help defray the cost of moving for this role, where applicable. All staff and educators at KIPP MA are committed to anti-racism and inclusion, are part of a close-knit diverse community, and are encouraged to show up authentically, inspiring our children to do the same. For more information on the benefits of joining KIPP MA, please view our Employee Value Proposition. Application process Internal candidates: If you are currently a member of the KIPP MA team, please apply by emailing your resume to the Recruitment Team at Talent@kippma.org. Be sure to indicate to which position you wish to apply. External candidates: If you do not currently work for the KIPP MA team, please visit our job board at https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/massachusetts and complete an online application. 1. The KIPP MA Recruitment Team will select candidates to move forward to the video/phone screen interview stage. 2. Following the phone interview, the KIPP MA team will invite qualified candidates to interview with KIPP MA School or Regional Office Teams.