May 29, 2019

Data and Compliance Specialist

  • KIPP Texas
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full-time Data Evaluation and Analysis Education

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Data and Compliance Specialist
For more than 15 years, KIPP Austin, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth, KIPP Houston, and KIPP San Antonio have put thousands of KIPPsters on the path to and through college. Last year, we collectively educated over 25,000 students in more than 50 schools, covering a geographic area of over 400 miles. Our regions have a long history of informal collaboration, with teachers and staff members sharing ideas, curricula, professional development, facilities, finances, end-of-year field trips, and more. As of the 2018-2019 school year, all KIPP schools in Texas join forces as KIPP Texas Public Schools, a state-wide network of schools dedicated to supporting students to and through college!
The Opportunity
The Data and Compliance Specialist will support the configuration and management of the Student Information System (SIS), including the creation and distribution of reports and support of data cleaning and ETL processes. In addition, the specialist will serve as tier one helpdesk support for SIS endusers and work closely with schools to execute registration, scheduling, records management, grade reporting, transcripting and other key processes.
Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with schools and SSP stakeholders to produce accurate, reliable, high-quality data for a variety of stakeholders including funders, district leadership, school leadership, KIPP Foundation and business managers.
  • Teach others to create and use data reports that show student demographics and academic progress against a variety of measures.
  • Provide first tier help desk support in all areas of the SIS for all SSP and school-based staff. Ensure compliance with Service Level Agreement and meet Key Performance Indicators as determined by IT Leadership.
  • Work directly with school-based staff in the use of the electronic gradebook, including training, system permissions, program analysis, system configuration and generation of report cards/transcripts.
  • Provide training for school-based administrators, office staff, SSP members, and teachers on the use of SIS modules and data collection/reporting systems.
  • Develop procedural manuals, videos, and screencasts for SIS modules and data collection systems.
  • Assist in design and implementation processes for data retrieval and submission to data warehouse/ data reporting tools. Support data cleaning process and migration to consolidated KIPP TX SIS.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years experience with information or ERP systems
  • Proficiency with SQL required
  • Proficiency with Excel required
  • Proficiency with COGNOS or Crystal preferred
  • Experience with Zendesk preferred
  • Training experience preferred
  • Customer service experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.
KIPP is a non-profit network of 200 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. We believe that all students will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our mission is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to seize those opportunities. Great education transforms lives.
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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