Denver Public Schools


  • Denver Public Schools
  • Denver, CO 80203
  • 9 days ago


Job Description



Traditional 235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $60,542 - $73,361

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for performing technical analysis to solve business problems using advanced methods.

Contributes to operational goals by influencing district decision-making.

Administers the maintenance, procedures, and reporting district wide systems and platforms.

Design data visuals which effectively communicate progress on the major DPS priorities to district, school, and department leaders to ensure that decision-making is supported by analysis and reporting.

Develop and present a variety of training sessions for district and school leadership to inform district policies and practices.

Provide managers and leaders with increased capacity to analyze data and communicate data with the goal of supporting DPS priorities and decision-making.

Analyze datasets and reports, to enhance the efficacy of district programs, processes, procedures, goals and objectives.

Create metrics, examine data, interpret findings and extract insights.

Applies established data analyses to assess and provide advice to key stakeholders.

Monitor and determine the impact of industry developments; determine data collection requirements; tracks and maintains results; studies data and reports results.

Maintains proactive communication with key internal and external stakeholders; prepares dashboards and data visualizations to support recommendations for practitioners, partners and district stakeholder in effort to reveal gaps and areas of improvement.

Improves data storage practices, in order to optimize extract, analysis and delivery of content.

Handles actual data collection and input into systems; creates and documents queries; audits and cleans data; setup and validate infrastructure that complies with established processes and guidelines.

Works closely with functional experts, provides mentorship and catalyzes strong collaboration among all resources involved.

Manage, mine and analyze large data sets such as state test results of student achievement.

Clearly communicate findings in compelling ways and in clear, easy to understand graphical representation (charts, graphs, etc.) to district-wide audiences, the Board of Education and the general public.

Maintain both the integrity and confidentiality of all data, research and analyses.

As requested, serve as the primary point of contact for identified focus area(s).

As requested, assist the team with other analyses, projects and research efforts.

Assist district and department leaders in organizing and aligning intended short-, medium-, and long-term goals and indicators of success (e.g., logic models, KPI, and evaluation planning).

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

One (1) or more years of experience in K-12 education research or evaluation in education or other social policy.

Strong attention to detail.

Effective time management and organizational skills.

Effective communication skills.

Work collaboratively with others on a team.

High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.

Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge with Google Suite.

Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

The ability to take responsibility for one’s own performance.

Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment with district and school leaders, faculty, staff and students.

Knowledge of program evaluation best practices, including supporting skills (e.g., data analysis, tool development, logic model design, data gathering) preferred.

Ability to present highly technical program evaluation and/or research processes, data and procedures to non-technical audiences, preferred.

Experience with data cleaning and validation is a plus.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

Master's Degree Economics, Sociology, Psychology (social, cognitive, education), Mathematics, Education or other related fields preferred.

Other information:

The Assessment, Reporting & Data Support (ARD) provides expertise and guidance in the collection, analysis, and communication of academic results to teachers, district leadership, families, and the community.

We serve as a resource for test development, proper administration procedures, data collection, reporting, and analysis to inform instruction and improve student achievement.

Additional Information:

Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off): (including DPS contributions): Structures: must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood.

Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.

DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.

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Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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