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Data Analyst - School Support

Baltimore City Public Schools
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
Jun 20, 2024

Responsible for designing, developing and generating data reports and making recommendations for district level programmatic decision making. Ensures the accuracy of student support and student information data through monitoring data collection and corrections and through the analysis, validation, and reporting of data.

Essential Functions

  • Compiles and prepares statistical, operational, and performance data for management decision
  • Makes public presentations regarding data
  • Prepares and reviews various reports to ensure the timely and accurate entry of data, data corrections and validations, and identifies specific trends among schools, users, and specific programs
  • Performs data analysis to identify trends, problems and issues that need to be addressed through targeted technical support, training, modifications to policies and procedures
  • Oversees data collection at the school level to ensure the accurate and timely completion of reports as required by the Office of Schools
  • Develops databases and tracking mechanisms to monitor submission of data
  • Designs custom reports and queries to target specific data management issues and develop monitoring mechanisms to ensure that issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Maintains a proficient level of knowledge of the data reporting and collection requirements under Board of School Commissioners policies and other requirements including the City Schools Code of Conduct
  • Develops corrective action plans for school intervention to address both isolated and systemic data entry and management problems
  • Provides assistance in the coordination and integration of organizational planning and process reengineering
  • Provides staff support to committees as assigned by Chief of Schools. Support may include assistance in developing and meeting objectives consistent with the committee's charge, conducting research, analysis and interpretation of findings to aid the preparation of detailed written reports
  • Collaborates with other City Schools departments as needed to ensure effective monitoring and communication of tasks and information
  • Assist in responding to internal and external data requests and prepares data extracts, interim and final reports
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards

Maximum Salary


Minimum Salary


Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, education, or related field. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution
  • Three years' experience in data management, strategic planning, organizational planning, or related field preferably in the public sector or education environment
  • Additional education may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of the experience requirement
  • Experience must include the use of database applications such as Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with data visualization applications such as Tableau preferred
  • Proficient in working with and analyzing large data sets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present accurate and concise reports of conclusions and recommendations
  • Interpersonal skills that ensure productive interaction and effective team building
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of school level data analysis regarding climate, academic, attendance/truancy trends and other areas that impact student achievement.
  • Knowledge of federal and state legislation and guidelines governing the education and discipline of students.
  • Proficient use of technical computer applications, including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Full time or Part time

Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application

Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

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