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Director of Data and Analytics

KIPP New Orleans Schools New Orleans, LA

  • Expired: May 05, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

The Director of Data & Analytics will lead a regional team responsible for student information systems management, data analysis, state assessment policies, compliance, and reporting for KIPP New Orleans Schools (KNOS). The director will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer through a matrixed organizational structure, providing key strategic direction and project management while leading the continued development of our regional data, assessment, and accountability team.

The director will oversee a team of analysts and specialists, providing workflow management and oversight as well as ongoing feedback and coaching to further their professional development. S/he will provide strategic, data-driven problem solving support to organizational leadership and other regional teams while providing consultation to school leadership. The director will be challenged to address opportunities to weave the management and analysis of student and organizational data seamlessly into KNOSs effective execution against state assessment and accountability standards.



Set vision and direction for data and analytics at KNOS to ensure we are advancing student achievement, developing a data driven organizational culture, and maximizing our impact and resources

Manage, develop, and support a team of analysts and specialists toward team and organizational outcomes

Develop project plans and workflow systems to manage team and colleagues towards deadlines anddeliverables

Communicate effectively and proactively with key stakeholders about questions, deadlines, and processes

Build team institutional documentation of key processes and systems

Partner with organizational leaders to refine vision and provide data solutions to key business functions

Ensure compliance with all state and local reporting and accountability needs for data and assessment


Oversee selection, implementation, maintenance, upgrades, and vendor management for all student system and reporting data systems

Provide content specific development, training, and support to school-based data managers on key systems and knowledge

Through a dotted line management structure, support school-based data managers to manage all data systems effectively and accurately at the school level

Manage database engineer towards the effective maintenance and management of a data warehouse that connects all KNOS data systems

Constantly assess strength of systems and make rapid system improvements to minimize disruption and maximize impact


In partnership with senior leaders, set vision and strategy for organizational data collection and reporting to build a data driven culture and support organizational decision making

Coordinate the collection, validation, storage and analysis of student achievement data and staff and student survey data

Design data reports and manage team to build reports in Tableau

Build systems and lead team to provide accurate, timely, and actionable data

Act as member of interdisciplinary team to consult, manage, and execution critical data components of the Teacher Effectiveness Program

Train and develop staff on how to leverage data reports to drive decisions and improve outcomes for students, teachers, and organization


Ensure KNOS remains compliant with all state and local policies related to student data, assessment, and organizational reporting

Oversee cyclical compliance reporting to the State of Louisiana and other high stakes reporting to key entities

Lead the successful execution of standardized student assessment throughout the region

Act as KNOS district testing coordinator


Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and key stakeholders at NOLA PS and LA DOE

Act as liaison with national KIPP Foundation

KIPP New Orleans Schools


New Orleans, LA



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