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Director of Data

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Director of Data
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We are searching for a Director of Data for our charter management organization. If you are relentless about seeing disadvantaged students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to help be a part of a network that does whatever it takes to ensure college success for all children. Moreover, your work would make a profound and lasting contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans. The Director of Data will oversee the development of data systems and reports that better inform leadership to improve school performance, both for academic and non-academic work, across the New Orleans College Prep network.

Our Mission and Vision:

New Orleans College Prep’ mission is to prepare students with academic and life skills for success in college, career, and beyond. We believe that the keys to achieving our mission are rooted in our six core values:

Excellence: We have ambitious goals and when we achieve them, we achieve excellence. Trying is not enough.

Respect: We are professionals. We assume the best and value individuality.

Perseverance: We maintain absolute faith in the midst of brutal facts. We don't give up. We find solutions.

Caring: We love our kids and staff. We assume the best and provide support where needed.

Joy: We love what we do. We celebrate our work and growth. We find the fun in the hard work.

Responsibility: We do all aspects of our job at a high level. We solve problems. When it is not working, we figure something else out.

Job Responsibilities

Create and maintain data trackers for quarterly benchmark exams that allow schools to identify trends across individual students, classes, standards, and the school as a whole.

Ensure that leaders have the tools to manage progress towards state accountability targets

Increase team sustainability and efficiency through automation of tasks and analysis

Facilitate collaboration and professional development by identifying best practices across schools

Build internal capacity in leaders, teachers and students to set goals based on historical data

Build internal capacity in leaders, teachers and students to use data in order to hold themselves accountable for performance

Build systems and capacity so that schools hold themselves accountable to 100% of data deadlines

Oversee all processes ensuring accuracy of federal and state reporting to the Louisiana Department of Education via state systems (SIS, PEP, HCS, CUR, and STS).

Build capacity in leaders and teachers to explore and discover trends that drive student achievement
We offer a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:

*generous retirement contributions
*comprehensive health benefits
**medical coverage
**prescription drug coverage
**vision coverage
**dental coverage
**short term/long term disability
Key Competencies & Qualifications

An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels and commitment to do whatever it takes for all our students to be college-ready;

Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Visual Basic, Crystal Reports, SPSS or other comparable systems

Proficiency with school systems such as PowerSchool, SchoolRunner, Edusoft, STEP, NWEA MAP and iSTEEP preferred

Experience with Louisiana State Reporting preferred

Strong problem-solving skills

Advanced statistical analysis skills

Exceptional organizational ability, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task successfully in a fast-paced environment

Ability to create, monitor, and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency;

Flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed.

Teaching experience preferred

Experience working in a low-income neighborhood highly preferred.
Start Date
Contact Joel Castro
Phone: 504-335-0404
2301 Marengo St., New Orleans, LA 70115