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Data Management Lead

This is a full-time position located from a remote office anywhere in the country, southeast region preferred, with some national travel expected, especially April-July

Position Description:

As the Data Analyst, you will play a key role in providing timely and accurate data to inform program improvements and organization decisions across all Instruction Partners functional teams.  You will work closely with staff members who are responsible for gathering and entering data to provide technical support and guidance. You will also ensure that all data inputs are accurate and consistent with organization data templates and definitions.  As the data analyst, you will support the Data and Insight team and Director of Technology in developing and updating technology tools for data capture and reporting.

Responsibilities:

•Provide technical support and guidance to all team members using Instruction Partners data systems, with a strong customer service orientation

•Build or revise data capture/reporting tools and update database fields and structures based on guidance from the Director of Technology and user needs identified by Instruction Partners teams

•Review and clean data entered by Instruction Partners staff to ensure consistency with organization definitions and accuracy across teams

•Draft guides and training materials to introduce new data tools and routines to team members

•Gather, format, and input data from external sources - especially information on our school system partners and data around student academic outcomes - into Instruction Partners systems to allow for analysis of organizational impact

Candidate Qualifications and Traits:

•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (i.e. social sciences, statistics, economics, etc.) required; some graduate coursework preferred

•Experience and knowledge with Stata or R (or a similar data analysis program); experience with any programming language preferred (e.g. SAS)

•Experience working with, manipulating, and analyzing data in Excel and GoogleSheets

•Experience with customer relation management software preferred

•Experience creating ongoing plans for data collection and reporting

•Problem solver and intensely detail-oriented

•Independent self-starter

•Committed to supporting instructional improvement

•Experience with data manipulation, data cleaning, data importing/exporting in multiple technology systems

•Great customer service and flexible working across projects and teams

•Deep curiosity and willingness to learn, especially about new technology systems

•Ability to travel to Nashville, TN quarterly

Compensation:

The starting salary range for this role is $55,000-70,000, depending on experience.Detailed information about the organizational compensation philosophy is available upon application. Competitive benefits and private retirement investment options are available, as well as a generous vacation policy.

Who We Are:

At Instruction Partners, we are a team of educators obsessed with instructional excellence. We dig deep into the often overlooked practical actions that power progress to learn what works, and translate it into support for schools and educators. We believe we can get better faster, together, and make every classroom a place of great learning that prepares students for successful, rewarding lives.

What We Do:

We work shoulder to shoulder with schools and educators to improve the quality of instruction in core academics. We don’t offer one-size-fits-all solutions or push particular programs. Instead, we get into classrooms together and work through a collaborative process, with a singular focus of improving student outcomes. We work in two ways: we partner with schools and districts to support academic growth, and we provide deep-dive professional development for educators.

Our Core Values:

•We are optimists: We believe that every student can succeed and that educators, with the right supports, can lead them to success. We aren’t scared of challenges, but have the courage and sense of possibility to overcome obstacles while holding high expectations and maintaining a sense of possibility for students, educators, and ourselves.

•We are learners: We know there are always ways to improve. We believe our long-term success is a result of how well we learn. We seek to understand the best of what is known, we reflect on successes and challenges and we always look for ways we can grow.

•We are big-hearted: We care deeply about each other and our work, and we know we can accomplish more together than alone. At all times, we communicate with kindness and empathy. We value diverse perspectives and honor individuality. We operate with no egos.

•We are relentless: We pursue excellence by setting ambitious goals, working hard to overcome obstacles and boldly trying new things to ensure each student learns at a high level.

•We are practical: We believe support should be thoughtful by meeting people, schools, and districts where they are. We look for ways to work smart, focus on the most relevant impact, and reduce friction to make it easier to take action.

•We are direct: We honor each other by being honest, even when it is difficult.  We are straightforward about what we know and what we do not. Our respectful directness allows us to align our relationships and conversations toward our shared goals.

Instruction Partners provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Instruction Partners complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

 

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