Alameda Unified Looking for Talented Data Coordinator


(Jane Hornickel, Schoolzilla) #1

Alameda Unified School District, Alameda, California

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Under general supervision, the Data Coordinator is responsible for building the capacity of
stakeholders through organizing, analyzing, and presenting data to accelerate student
achievement across the district’s 17 schools. This position works collaboratively with team
members across departments to design, develop, and deliver differentiated data support to school
sites, district office staff, and community stakeholders.

Contact Rob van Herk (rvanherk@alamedaunified.org) for more information

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Director of Technology Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 Compile, organize, review, and analyze large data sets from multiple sources
 Analyze and interpret data using statistical techniques
 Present data through graphs, infographics, and other visually appealing communication
tools to school sites, district office, and community groups
 Develop research based protocols and other tools in order to facilitate data conversations
 Analyze and present data across the district
 Work collaboratively with team members across departments in order to provide
technical assistance to targeted schools/groups based on data and identified needs
 Support the successful alignment and implementation of grants by gathering, analyzing,
and providing dataReview and provide feedback on indicators and metrics in the district Local Control
Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs)
 Meet with site-based teams to provide coaching on data protocols, share key analyses,
and determine site needs for future analysis
 Provide various levels of data and data tool training to staff at sites and district office
 Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and Ability
 Analytic skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant
amounts of data with attention to detail and accuracy
 Experience extracting and utilizing large data sets, adept at queries, report writing and
presenting findings using infographics and other technology based tools
 Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing small and
large datasets
 Ability and willingness to learn new software programs that assist in data analysis
 Ability to deliver effective presentations to a range of stakeholders
 Experience writing data protocols and facilitating professional development in the area of
data analysis
 Familiarity with metrics in district Local Control Accountability Plans
 Ability to provide consultancy to educational partners and provide professional
development
 Sufficient skill in using the English language, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and
proofreading/editing to prepare professional correspondence and reports
 Ability to plan and organize schedules/timelines effectively
 Strong interpersonal skills – experience in large and small group settings and 1:1
department interaction
 Proven ability to apply teaching and learning best practices to build the capacity of
district and school site stakeholders
 Familiar with the latest research to improve student achievement through the use of data

Education and Experience
 Strong knowledge and experience with data analytic tools: Tableau, Excel, MS SQL,
 Knowledge and experience with assessment and accountability policies and programs
 Knowledge and experience with project management tools
 M.A. (or M.S.) in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information
Management, or Statistics preferred