Supervisory Education Research Analyst

Alexandria, Virginia
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time

  • Perform statistical analyses of existing data on student achievement and curriculum program to explore the links between these and the broader issues that affect the education of students in a K-12 school system.
  • Compile, analyze and/or interpret information related to K-12 student performance and identify needs of the user.
  • Oversee research and evaluation for a K-12 school system to generate information for stakeholders.
  • Develop K-12 research and/or evaluation designs to assess major initiatives and areas of need.
  • Oversee monitoring of strategic plan priorities for a K-12 school system.
  • As first-level supervisor, assign work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and/or the capabilities of employees.


Conditions of Employment

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Two year probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.
  • One year supervisory probation period may be required.
  • This position requires a Tier 3 (T3) investigation with Childcare Checks since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age.
  • You may be required to sign a transportation agreement.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22 or before entrance on duty if after November 22 subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, you will be expected to provide proof of vaccination along with certification of vaccination status.
  • To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Basic requirement for a Supervisory Education Research Analyst:

Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in a field related to the work, of which at least one course was in research methods and at least two courses were in statistics. (Note: You must attach ALL copies of your OFFICIAL transcripts).


Combination of education and experience which includes at least 24 semester hours in a field related to the work of the position, of which at least one course was in research methods and at least two courses in statistics, plus appropriate experience or additional education. My experience demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the principles underlying the work of this position and understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the methods and techniques applied in performing work in this position. (Note: You must attach ALL copies of your OFFICIAL transcripts.)

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience above school level (K-12 district, central office, state level, etc.) that is equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service which includes: utilizing statistical analysis data to identify and solve K-12 educational problems, developing reports based on statistical analysis of K-12 school data, developing a research framework for multiple K-12 school disciplines, assessing research proposals for adherence to existing policy, and conducting continuous improvement practices for a K-12 educational system.

For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Data Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Research


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Additional information

  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Be advised that effective Jan. 1 2018, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most civilian employee relocation allowances became taxable. The Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) reimburses eligible employees for the additional Federal, State, and local income taxes incurred as a result of receiving taxable travel income. RITA does not apply to new government employees or employees returning from an overseas assignment for the purpose of separation from Government service. For more information, visit .
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .