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Achievement First is a non-profit charter school management organization that is creating a network of achievement-gap-closing public schools in Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut and other high-need areas in the Northeast.
Achievement First Public Charter Schools — www.achievementfirst.org A network of public charter schools located in Connecticut, New York (Brooklyn), and Rhode lsland proving what's possible when potential meets opportunity.
Data Analyst, Team Systems & Data (Remote, Washington, DC)
About Achievement First:
Achievement First, a non-profit 501(c)3 charter school management organization, operates 38 public charter schools in Brooklyn, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. We exist to address the legacy of racism in education in America: we know that all children—regardless of race, zip code, or economic status—need and deserve access to a great education. Achievement First currently educates more than 13,000 students in historically underserved neighborhoods, with over 90% of our students identifying as Black or Latinx. For more information about the Achievement First mission, model, our schools and team, please visit our website at www.achievementfirst.org.
About Team Systems & Data:
Team Systems & Data provides Achievement First schools with systems, data and technology tools needed to deliver an exceptional experience for our students. In our data analysis and reporting work, we partner with teachers and leaders from across our network to create actionable data reports and promote strong data practices. We also analyze our data for patterns and insights to drive decision making at the network level, and provide robust systems for school and teacher performance evaluations.
Achievement First is currently seeking a high-empathy individual to bring strong analytical and problem-solving skills to Team Systems & Data. This team member will oversee several high-visibility areas of data analysis and reporting.
We know that a diversity of backgrounds and experiences bring strength to our team. We especially encourage candidates identifying as Black or Latinx, and/or who are the first in their family to attend college to apply.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Engaging stakeholders across AF schools and AF Network Support teams to understand data use cases and current gaps
Partnering with program experts to create the vision for data reporting and associated data practices in areas of expertise
Collaborating with our Systems and Development teams to develop database structures and to ensure the integrity of data in our data warehouse
Designing and developing actionable data reports that provide school team members with immediate access to accurate data
Creating summary data presentations to identify high-level trends and insights
Partnering with our Tech Support team to provide hands-on training, support and guidance to non-technical audiences
Skills and Characteristics:
Ideal candidates have all of the following:
Experience manipulating large datasets (working with relational databases preferred)
Experience with a programming language (SQL, Python, R, SAS, Stata, etc.)
Intermediate (or stronger) visual design skills
Intermediate (or stronger) project management skills
Strong personal organization skills
Basic (or higher) understanding of statistics
Experience working on a cross-functional team / with multiple stakeholders
Exceptional listening and oral communication skills
Ideal candidates have experience with one or more of the following:
Building data visualizations using Tableau
Writing complex queries in SQL
Analyzing survey data
Undertaking complex statistical analyses
Conducting user experience research
Working in a school or with underserved communities
Ideal candidates additionally have:
Belief in the Achievement First mission and educational model
A commitment to Achievement First’s Values
This is a remote role and you are welcome to work from any area of the United States with a reliable internet connection. Because our schools are located in NY, CT and RI, we follow Eastern Time Zone business hours.
Achievement First offers a comprehensive benefits package.
How to Apply
Apply by submitting our application form available here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/b47bf31361e543aaa244a77b2fbcad1f
Please attach your resume. A cover letter is not required. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.