Data & Technology Analyst LITERACY MID-SOUTH

Title: Data & Technology Analyst        Schedule: M-F 9-5 pm
 
Position Overview: As a member of the Research and Technology Team, the Data & Technology Analyst will support Literacy Mid-South and its Out-of-School Time Network partners to develop, maintain, and use relevant educational data and technology to continuously improve literacy outcomes in Memphis, Tennessee. This position will primarily support Literacy Mid-South's goal for all third-grade Shelby County students reading proficiently by the end of third grade. This position reports to the Senior Research & Technology Analyst.
 
Summary of responsibilities:
•    Manage Student Information System and other data systems
•    Write SQL queries to retrieve and merge data from multiple data sources
•    Write programming scripts occasionally to enhance the functionality of in-house open source systems
•    Respond to data and report requests from different levels of internal and external stakeholders in timely manner
•    Supports processes and strategies for collecting, managing, and reporting data at the Out-of-School Time partnership network, program, and student levels
•    Support evidence-based processes toward improving student outcomes
•    Support network partners in their use of data and technology through training, coaching, and customer service
•    May be called upon to assist with special projects and assume responsibility for the development, administration, and promotion of specific projects, as requested
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested
 
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
•    Passion for literacy
•    Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required, including but not limited to Educational Technology, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or other Social Science field. The degree should include adequate preparation in information technology and data analysis
•    One year or more experience in data analytics and technology support
•    Demonstrated experience working with medium to large datasets using MS Excel and MS Power BI or another BI tool
•    Experience preparing and reporting descriptive data to non-technical people in clear verbal and written narrative, tabular, and graphical formats
•    Working knowledge of databases, writing SQL queries, and relational DBMS such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
•    Working knowledge of JavaScript or another scripting language
•    Ability to learn and adapt to new technology tools quickly
•    Ability to maintain strict data privacy and confidentiality
•    Strong problem solving skills
•    Strong interest in improving literacy outcomes of children in Memphis and Shelby County, TN
•    Strong attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, ability to operate with limited supervision, and cordial team member
•    Experience in the education field
•    Customer service aptitude
•    Available to work evenings and weekends as required
•    Required reliable transportation and poof of automobile insurance
•    Able to lift 30 pounds
•    Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time

Application:
Please send a cover letter and resume to datateam@literacymidsouth.org.