DATA ANALYST - INSTRUCTION

Location
20148
Posted
Jun 05, 2017
Closes
Sep 07, 2017
Function
Analyst
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  06/05/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P166185INS LOCATION:  DEPT OF INSTRUCTION POSITION TITLE:  DATA ANALYST - INSTRUCTION QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; easily adaptable to changes in priorities

  • Demonstrates strong aptitude for understanding and integrating large and complex data sets from multiple sources, including Microsoft Access, Oracle, and/or SQL

  • Experience with relational databases – Access, Oracle, and SQL; skills with statistical software programs – SPSS including syntax language

  • Able to develop technical requirements for data and data base structures

  • Exceptional organizational skills, analytical skills, strong written and verbal presentation skills

  • Knowledgeable of best practices related to data extract, transformation, and load processes

  • Strong problem-solving, diagnostic, and analytical skills

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:


The Data Analyst for the Department of Instruction reports to the Director of Instructional Programs through the Research Office.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Assists with designing, planning, scheduling, monitoring and auditing of data, database structure, queries and reports from various LCPS data systems (Student Information System-Phoenix); develops, tests, and validates web-based LCPS data; extracts, transforms, and loads data from multiple information systems for various offices in the Department of Instruction (My Learning Plan, Balanced Scorecard, etc.). Prepares data for local, state and federal accountability reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Compiles, validates and audits data

  • Performs data analysis to complete a variety of state and local reports

  • Prepares statistical reports using different programs (SPSS, Excel, Access)

  • Performs steps to cleanse and standardize data for database updates

  • Creates queries and reports by utilizing available tools to meet clients/users needs

  • Document procedures, system changes, or problem resolution methods as required

  • Performs additional related work as required

OTHER INFORMATION:  OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Classified Position, Level 16

Salary Range: Refer to

12 Month Position, 8 hours per day

DAYS:    FROM -   TO -

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