Nov 04, 2019

Coordinator, Data and Analytics

  • National Math and Science Initiative, Inc.
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full-time Data Evaluation and Analysis

Job Description

What do you do all day?

At NMSI, our people mean everything to us, they are the lifeblood of the organization. Without our staff, NMSI is just an idea. As a member of the Data and Analytics team, the coordinator will play a key role in supporting teams across the organization to have the data they need to evaluate pilots and programs, make data-driven decisions and improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  Specifically, the Data and Analytics Coordinator will support critical workstreams like survey development and deployment, fulfillment and routing of data requests, managing data collection of AP outcomes data, and developing reports and dashboards that enable critical access to data.  The Coordinator, Data and Analytics reports to the Director, Data and Analytics.  This full-time role is based in Dallas.


What are the details?

  • Build and deploy external surveys for the organization using Qualtrics
  • Support the data collection process for AP outcomes data with our partner schools
  • Triage data requests to the appropriate Data and Analytics team member for action and support with data requests when capacity allows
  • Build and deploy Data and Analytics tools (reports, dashboards, etc.)
  • Test reports, dashboards and other Data and Analytics tools prior to release
  • Model inclusive behaviors and embrace all dimensions of diversity in the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

What are we looking for?

  • Education & Experience – You have a bachelor’s degree and have worked in a professional capacity for at least two years related experience or strong internship experience that exhibited related skills; proficiency in Microsoft Excel required; experience working with Qualtrics, PowerBI, SQL, or R platforms a plus.
  • Determined – You have an insatiable appetite for data and process improvement; if data exist, you’ll find a way to get the data to our people in the way it is most strategically useful.
  • Attentive to Detail – You are our last line of defense against data / calculation errors; an obsessive commitment to accuracy is key in all of your work.
  • Inclusive – You can work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or job type—or any other factor that makes us unique!
  • Organized & Productive – You are a master at planning your day and not letting distractions get in the way of meeting your goals, and you are committed to accuracy in your work.
  • Reliable – You can work effectively with minimal supervision, but you also know when to ask for help.
  • Flexible – You are comfortable working in an ambiguous environment with competing priorities; you’re willing to travel a few times throughout the year when necessary.
  • Growth Mindset – You learn from failure and crave feedback, because you know that it makes you better; you are also not afraid to give feedback to your manager or colleagues.
  • Tech Savvy – You embrace technology as a tool to enhance your work effectiveness but not a tool to replace hard work.


Want to learn more? 

The National Math and Science Initiative is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today’s classrooms and ensuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century. Founded in 2007, NMSI began by dramatically improving student participation and success in rigorous Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in 85 courses across seven states. Today, NMSI has scaled its proven program to serve more than 2 million students, 65,000 teachers, 1,300 high schools and 45 universities across 49 states, and is having a demonstrable and lasting impact on student outcomes. 

NMSI Next, our five-year strategic plan, deepens our commitment to transform our current programs. In doing so, we will also launch a bold approach to partnering with school systems that drives outcomes not only at the student and school system levels, but also at the regional and national levels. NMSI Next is anchored on the concept that the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts and that our teamwork and program work go hand in hand.  Additionally, we believe that our impact at the school system, regional, and national levels will reinforce itself to ensure population level outcomes. 

We believe STEM education is the greatest lever to accessing opportunity and is unmatched in unlocking student potential. 

Specifically, NMSI Next will implement the following strategic levers so that all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, thrive and reach their highest potential as problem solvers and lifelong learners, pursue their passions and tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

  • Catalyze bold thinking and enduring solutions for all students nationally
  • Collaborate with regional stakeholders to drive sustainable changes
  • Provide school systems a world class K-12 solution set
  • Build a strong, sustainable, and nimble organization positioning us to deliver exponential impact 

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.   Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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