Aug 13, 2019

Talent Data Analyst

  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-time Data Evaluation and Analysis Other Technology

Job Description

At KIPP DC schools, students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become Washington DC’s next generation of leaders. Equipped with a KIPP DC education, our alumni are empowered to be successful in college, careers, and life. KIPP DC schools educate and support students in the District of Columbia who have historically had limited access to quality educational options. We are grounded in a commitment to excellence, equity, and justice.

The Talent Data Analyst will be responsible for creating descriptive, diagnostic and predictive analytics through visualizations and storytelling. The Talent Data Analyst develop key metrics, uncover vital insights and deliver critical analysis that will lead to data-informed decisions and guide our overall human resources and talent management strategy. The Talent Data Analyst will report to the Managing Director of Talent.

A data analyst’s work falls into three interdependent categories:

Data Management

  • Leads efforts to ensure data integrity by identify data sources, determining data needs and gaps, and preparing data for use
  • Performs regular data quality control processes; resolves data quality issues in partnership with colleagues
  • Comfortable learning various systems and navigating how to access, organize and analyze data
  • Maintain and manage data related to KIPP DC’s employees including people data to inform talent practices and organizational decisions.

Data Analysis, Application, and Action

  • Conduct analytical work using outputs from KIPP DC’s HRIS and other organizational data platforms.
  • Translate data into relevant insights and implications relevant to a given audience. Anticipate and empathize with stakeholder reactions.
  • Regularly monitor key metrics and report significant changes or trends.
  • Design, implement, and monitor the use of real-time data dashboards and platforms to support strategic talent decisions.
  • Seek feedback from teammates and end users to improve the product.
  • Provide training and coaching on tool use.

Data Strategy

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders in order to encourage questions and surface opportunities to provide support.
  • Assist in building capacity at headquarters to better use people data, analytical tools, and rigorous analyses to improve talent planning, retention, and employee engagement and satisfaction.


  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel.
  • Robust quantitative and analytical skills, including experience working with large datasets to derive insights.
  • Outstanding project management and organizational skills, and extraordinary attention to detail.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders, partners, and audiences.
  • Results-oriented team player who is dedicated to getting the job done.
  • Strong analytic, strategic, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills. Conveys information in a way that is strategic, honest, timely, and respectful.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degrees preferred.
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP DC’s mission.
  • Flexibility, tenacity, high-quality work, resourcefulness, teamwork, and a sense of humor.
  • Experience with data visualization and dashboarding tools (e.g. Tableau, Qlikview).
  • Experience training and communicating data and analytics products to audiences of varying levels of expertise.
  • Experience programming in data analysis languages and/or software (i.e. SQL, R, Stata, SPSS).

Please submit an online application through our website at If you have any questions, please direct them to the recruitment team at [email protected]

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