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The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL)'s mission is to ensure that all Seattle children have the greatest opportunity to succeed in school and in life and to graduate from school ready for college and a career. Currently, DEEL works to achieve this mission by administering the Families, Education, Preschool and Promise (FEPP) Levy, among other programs, and acts as the City's liaison with Seattle Public Schools. As a representative of the Mayor and City Council, DEEL invests in programming to improve student outcomes and measures performance by tracking specific academic indicators. DEEL develops and administers performance contracts and agreements for services, oversees contract implementation, monitors progress towards achieving outcomes, and provides support, guidance, and direction to grantees as necessary. DEEL is a data-driven organization that practices ongoing quality improvement based on results.
To support the mission of the department, we are looking for a temporary Senior Data Analyst who will produce an internal and public-facing dashboard to communicate DEEL’s work and accomplishments. Over the course of this one-year assignment, you will deliver datasets that will be used to analyze the collective impact of DEEL investments on student outcomes.
The department strives to embed the City’s Race and Social Justice Initiative into its education objectives and seeks staff that value the importance of working together as a government and community to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity. Our core values of equity, results, stewardship, transparency, and collaboration guide our work, support our operations, and hold us accountable.
Here’s more about what you’ll be doing:
- Gathering data from various sources, cleaning them in Tableau Prep Builder, analyzing them in Tableau Desktop, and publishing the dashboard to Tableau Public and Server
- Creating an award base summary by investment categories and displaying them with an interactive map
- Creating and analyzing student-level longitudinal datasets to describe students’ experiences throughout the K-12 system and what DEEL-funded interventions they received
- Using your artistic eye to create templates for workbooks to ensure consistency in action, look, and feel
You’ll be prepared to take on this role if you have:
Experience or Certifications in:
- Tableau Desktop, Server, and Prep Builder
- Data visualization, analytics, reporting, and data management
- Designing reporting dashboards
- Advancing equity and justice through data analysis and presentations
The ability to:
- Foster a collaborative approach to problem solving
- Listen and create space for diverse perspectives
- Demonstrate strong communication and storytelling skills
- Maintain momentum and motivation through ambiguity
- Collect requirements from internal stakeholders and effectively synthesize information for deliverables
In addition to the ability to manage the responsibilities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class):
- Three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research, or analysis
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Education Research, Behavior Science, or a related field
- Four years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research, or analysis
- Associate Degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Education Research, Behavior Science, or a related field
- Five years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research, or analysis
This benefits-eligible temporary position is classified as a Management Systems Analyst, Senior and is expected to last 1 year. DEEL supports the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this position. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning.
To be considered for this benefits-eligible temporary position, you must submit your application, attaching both a cover letter and resume, at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Department of Education & Early Learning values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Department of Education & Early Learning encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions, please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov.