EDUCATION DATA ANALYST
Education Program Specialist I
|Department||MSDE - Div for Assess & Accountability - History|
|Date Opened||8/2/2022 1:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/11/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$74,344.00 - $119,591.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Daniel Otakie|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Main Purpose of Job
Provides management, analysis, and reporting of education data and maintains SAS databases in support of the MSDE Office of Performance Reporting and Accountability program initiatives. As such: acquires education data from the MSDE data warehouse; designs, creates, and manages datasets; writes computer programs to organize and clean data acquired by local school systems to create valid datasets; analyzes data; interprets and summarizes data analysis findings through written reports; supports accountability data analysis and reporting; prepares datasets and reports in response to legislator and general public inquires.
EDUCATION: Possession of a Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work from an accredited college or university.
One year experience writing computer programs used for data cleaning, data management, and data reporting.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of educational accountability programs; experience creating and managing data collection systems; experience working with sensitive data; skill in data management and analysis (SAS desired); skill in interpreting and summarizing research findings; skill in providing technical guidance to internal and external teams; skill in maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external teams; skill in managing timelines and deadlines; ability to analyze complex program issues and to recommend solutions; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.