Program Data Specialist
Program Data Specialist
Ed Resource & Admin Center (ERAC)
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Salary: $56,511.00 - $63,018.00
Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
Additional Information: This Specialist will work with the Data and Assessment Department to provide
support for multiple programs in assessment coordination and data reporting.
This includes, but is not limited to, collaboration with Highly Capable Services
and Secondary Success & College Readiness Department. Additionally the
Program Data Specialists will work support and work on projects with the Data
and Assessment Team such as data requests, attendance of team meetings
and working to support system wide data initiatives.
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JOB TITLE: PROGRAM DATA SPECIALIST
GROUP: Professional/Technical (non-represented) LEVEL: 12
FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt
WORK DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 247 HOLIDAYS: 13
SUMMARY: The Program Data Specialist will work with the Data and Assessment Department to provide support for multiple programs in assessment coordination and data reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, collaboration with Highly Capable Services and Secondary Success & College Readiness Department. Additionally the Program Data Specialists will work support and work on projects with the Data and Assessment Team such as data requests, attendance of team meetings and working to support system wide data initiatives.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Performs related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Teaching, Learning and Leadership. * Coordinate all aspects of administration of CoGAT testing across the district, including but not limited to license acquisition, communication with schools and proctor training. * Assist in the preparation of Highly Capable plan and data reporting between the district and state officials. * Develops comprehensible data displays for use of the multi-disciplinary selection committee for highly capable services and other district teams in determining eligibility of students and other relevant data needs. * Ensures accurate program designation within our Student Information System such as highly capable. * This position will manage and coordinate assessment processes used for qualification of students for Highly Capable Services and annual student and family surveys. * Lead training for school based testing coordinators and provide administrative support in coordinating assigned projects such student program designation and state reporting. * Provide technical and data reporting support for Highline's SSCR initiatives related to the GEAR UP grant.
JOB DESCRIPTION: PROGRAM DATA SPECIALIST * Support the GEAR UP project in meeting grant objectives by advancing data tracking tools and systems, and increasing capacity to provide ongoing, up-to-date data and information to schools and teams that support students towards their graduation goals. * Communicates with a wide variety of personnel (central office and school-based) for the purpose of ensuring that needs are understood and met and that district policies and procedures are clearly communicated. * Maintains a variety of manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date information in accordance with established administrative guidelines and legal requirements. * Processes a variety of documents and materials for the purpose of disseminating information in compliance with established administrative guidelines. * Attends department and/or in-service meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. * Performs other related duties assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit Legal & Safety Compliance (Federal, State, District, Collective Bargaining Agreements): * Support the District’s policies for appropriate web and e-mail use as defined by CIPA (Children’s Internet Protection Act) and COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) compliance regulations. Support the secure use of district electronic records for FERPA (Federal Education Rights and Privacy * Act) compliance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Education and Experience AA degree Two years demonstrated project management, specialist, business, computer or administrative experience Proficient with technology, including use of Microsoft Office
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: Bachelor’s Degree Degree or coursework in the Social Sciences, Computer Science, Education or related field Experience working in educational settings Customer service experience Excellent organization and record keeping skills
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance Valid WA State driver’s license and proof of insurance
KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of assigned programs and students School board policies and procedures
ABILITY TO: Follow high expectations for work ethic and project management completion Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a computer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Highline Public Schools 81R10PDS Program Data Specialist Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: PROGRAM DATA SPECIALIST Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, teachers, parents, and community members Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Demonstrate organization, time management skills Speak in public Develop and manage systems for organization, communication, and follow up of tasks and decisions Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software Use software to analyze and interpret data
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Executive Director of Teaching, Learning and Leadership
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Created by Human Resources with input from Exec Dir TLL, 2019.05.31 Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121, firstname.lastname@example.org; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100, email@example.com; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, firstname.lastname@example.org Highline Public Schools 81R10PDS Program Data Specialist Page 3 of 3