Compensation and Classification

Data Management and Strategy Analyst – Office of Deputy Superintendent
 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:  Data Management and Strategy Analyst – Office of Deputy Superintendent
ORGANIZATION:  Office of Deputy Superintendent
REPORTS TO:  Deputy Superintendent
REVISION/REVIEW DATE:  2014-10-21  
JOB CODE: 66
UNION:
  ASASP Unit III
CLASSIFICATION:  
GRADE:
 32

 


POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Under the direction of the Deputy Superintendent, the Data Management and Strategy Analyst will turn data into information, information into insight, and insight into policy and procedure decisions for Prince George’s County Public Schools. The Data Management and Strategy Analyst will provide strategic and tactical support to the organization by analyzing and interpreting data to provide creative and school-wide needed solutions.

The Data Management and Strategy Analyst will conduct full lifecycle activities to include requirements analysis and design, develop analysis and reporting capabilities, and continuously monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.

 

 


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports;

Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality;

Acquire data from primary and/or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems;

Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets;

Performs data analysis with regard to requests;

Develop rules and methodologies for effective data management;

Filter data, and review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems;

Work closely with management to prioritize business, performance and information needs;

Locate and define new process improvement opportunities;

Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; defining and identifying required resources;

Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project scope;

Review and ensure project deliverables and enforce project standards;

Facilitate cross functional project team meetings effectively;

Keep project team well informed of changes within the organization;

Effectively communicate relevant project information to organization members;

Conduct focus groups;

Coordinate and implement project communications;

Prepare reports as needed; and

Other duties as assigned.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

 

Minimum of five years experience as a Data Analyst or in Data Management and Strategy;

A data interpretation expert with knowledge of data analysis;

Knowledge of data analysis tools and computer systems technology;

Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques;

Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages, databases (SQL etc.), and programming (XML, JavaScript, or ETL frameworks);

Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc.);

Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy;

Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings;

Experience in data modeling/analysis and life-cycle development methodology;

Thorough knowledge of public school administration;

Considerable knowledge of data analyses, research design and evaluation procedures;

Strong computer skills;

Strong leadership skills;

Excellent oral and written communication skills; and

Ability to interact effectively with school officials, legal representatives, community groups, employees, and others.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in the social sciences, an emphasis on school administration and supervision is preferred, or any combination of applicable knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position.

 

 


CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

None Required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

 

Oversees and instructs employees as needed.


 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 
General
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
Highly demanding and fast-paced environment; frequently required to work long hours and weekends.  Annual leave may be limited during specified timeframes.  Local and non-local travel may be required.
 

Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Sasscer Administration Building
14201 School Lane, Temporary 07-473
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

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