Data and Technology Specialist
Posted June 03
We combine rigorous academics with daily instruction in choral singing, encouraging creative and critical thinking while improving academic performance.
VOICE Charter School is an elementary and middle school located in Long Island City, Queens that serves students in grades K-8. We are located just minutes from Manhattan (two stops from the last subway stop in Manhattan on the F train) and Long Island City’s growing waterfront district, thriving arts community, and rapid residential growth. We combine rigorous academics with daily instruction in choral singing, thereby encouraging creative and critical thinking while improving academic performance. We are looking to identify extraordinary educators and administrators committed to urban education and high academic achievement who wish to join a dynamic learning community.
Our mission is to create a safe and healthy learning environment that will nurture, motivate and challenge all of our children to achieve the highest level of academic excellence and to develop into mindful, responsible, contributing participants in their education, their community and the diverse society in which we live.
What makes VOICE different?
At VOICE, it’s not just about the music. It’s about the people. It’s about what you can be. It’s about using your passion. It’s about relationships. It’s about having the opportunity to choose. It’s about caring for each individual child. Our teachers, administrators, students and parents come together to support our children’s education. We operate as part of a professional learning community that promotes collegiality, shared work, and unending reflection and growth. At VOICE, you will be pushed to become more.
We believe in efficacy. At the core of our academic culture is the idea that all students are capable of doing well in any discipline. At VOICE, all students will learn.
We support and develop the effectiveness of our teachers. We believe that teachers need time to collaborate to build their practice, so we provide them with over two hours of planning time a day, as well as additional days for curriculum development and training during the school year.
We promote participation in music and the arts. Asmusic and art both help to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills and open children’s imaginations, all VOICE students participate in daily activities in the arts, including rigorous choral training. We design our arts-integrated curriculum to bring joy to the lives of our children in order to provide them with the skills necessary to forge their own path.
All Faculty and Staff at VOICE:
Love and nurture all of our students as they become deeply caring and responsible individuals Take personal responsibility for the performance and growth of each individual student as we understand that the progress of all students is directly under our control Work collaboratively Hold themselves to the highest standards Push and support themselves, their students, and their colleagues Proactively seek and incorporate feedback Help each individual child gain the opportunity to choose what his or her future will be Position Responsibilities:
VOICE Charter School is expanding its operations team and recruiting a Data and Technology Specialist. The Data and Technology Specialist supports the Data and Technology Manager in ensuring that data in multiple student information systems is accurate, thorough, and properly documented. He/she also contributes to the development and implementation of additional data systems. The Data and Technology Specialist reports to the Data and Technology Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Systems Coding and Programming Development
Support systems for collecting and analyzing student, teacher, and organizational data Develop data systems and dashboards to provide rigorous analyses and support for strategic planning Design and implement SalesForce-based solutions for school data, as specified by the Support Leadership Team Data Support
Support the student admissions, enrollment, and discharge process by assisting with student recruitment, maintaining all lottery records, and executing the registration process Analyze student, teacher and organizational data related to student assessments, academics, and behavior on a campus-wide level in order to inform instructional practices and organizational decisions Collect student records including immunization records, lunch applications, home language surveys, emergency contact forms, press release forms. for all students Ensure that accurate student data is present, accurate, and complete Technology Coordination
Assist with overseeing school IT functions, including training staff on use of custom and generic applications including but not limited to: Salesforce, Google, PODIO, Intralinks, MS Office suite Provide support for staff on use of digital systems Research new systems to address evolving school needs Position Qualifications:
Deep belief in VOICE’s mission, vision, and values Unwavering commitment to the high academic achievement of all students Willingness to give and receive feedback to facilitate the growth of both students and faculty Humility, perseverance, and kindness Commitment to provide thorough and efficient service Exemplary written and verbal communication, and outstanding critical thinking and analytical skills; ability to communicate effectively with different audiences and differentiate using a variety of methods Extraordinary attention to detail Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential matters Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable school environment Highly organized, efficient, and motivated Ability to multi-task and set priorities among conflicting demands, manage shifting deadlines, and work independently Understanding of the role of data systems, data processes, and record keeping Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Knowledge of PC/Mac machines and their corresponding operating systems Educational Background and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required 2-3 years of operations or data management experience required Experience with MS Excel, Salesforce, Access, and/or programming in data analysis software (i.e. Stata, SPSS) preferred Experience working with educational data preferred Experience customizing and developing applications in Access, Excel, Salesforce, and Visual Basic preferred Compensation: $45,000-$55,000 dependent on related experience and education. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package.
VOICE Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In its employment decisions, VOICE does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.
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