Student Information System Manager

US-CA-Burbank
4 days ago
Job ID
2017-1073
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low achieving schools. We create school programs and cultures that result in college graduation for all students. We uplift and revitalize communities through the development of educational and other supportive partnerships.

 

Job Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the VP of IT, the SIS Manager will provide organization-wide leadership and direction in the management of PUC’s student information systems to ensure compliance and accountability to federal and state regulatory authorities.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Student Information System strategic planning and deployment.
  • Support and manage student information system personnel.
  • Manage internal and external Student information system requests for reports and data extracts including CALPADS, LAUSD and other compliance reports.
  • Responsible for keeping student information system operational and up to date.
  • Manage student information system support for PowerSchool and PowerTeacher/Gradebook.
  • Develop a cohesive and integrated process for data collection for optimizing the sharing and use of knowledge, data, and best practices across the organization through the categorization, codification, and dissemination of knowledge.
  • Improve data accuracy by developing and implementing standardized processes around data entry and reporting of student information.
  • Create custom reports and pages within PowerSchool to support school-site and organizational data needs.
  • Deliver professional development for group and individual training on functional use of these systems and maintenance of data quality.
  • Maintain updated Help Documents.
  • Automation and integration of new and existing student data systems.
  • Supervise the analysts that:
    • Ensure that required compliance reports from these systems are created, generated and timely distributed to state and national agencies, such as CALPADS and Level 0
    • Facilitate and support setup and data loading (initial and on-going, as needed) such as student information, master calendar and classroom schedules, standards and course catalogue
    • Oversee the monitoring and ensure the accuracy of the data in these systems
    • Work with principals and school administrators to improve accuracy of data entered by school personnel
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • Education experience preferred
  • Data Management experience required
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong data management and data analysis skills
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing others
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel. Experience with data analysis software and programs.

Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and handle diverse high-pressure environments
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent project management and organizational skill with proven track record that:
    • Meet customer related deadlines
    • Set priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Provide continuous feedback to customers
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must be flexible and team-oriented

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Fulltime benefits: medical, dental, vision and 403b
  • Paid Time Off

DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees.

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