Data analyst - information management

Company Name:
Loudoun County Public Schools
JOB CATEGORIES> CLASSIFIED POSITION TYPES> INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSITIONS
JOB STATUS: OPEN
POSTING DATE: 05/09/2014
CLOSING DATE: 05/16/2014
POSTING NUMBER: 13670DTS
LOCATION: DEPT OF TECH SERVICES
POSITION TITLE: DATA ANALYST - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors Degree in Technology field and experience with databases, information management, critical thinking skills and attention to detail; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
Experience with relational databases - Access, Oracle, and SQL
Experience with information exchange, to include SIF, scheduled extracts and ad hoc extracts of data for transfer to other systems
Exceptional organizational skills, analytical skills, and strong written and verbal presentation skills
Possess self-motivation and drive to add value and maximize the team''s performance
Demonstrates an understanding of local, State, and Federal requirements related to the reporting of student information and effectively executes this understanding in the workplace
Demonstrates the professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and members of the community
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:
The Data Analyst reports to the Information Management Supervisor.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Data Analyst assists with planning, scheduling, monitoring, and auditing of data entered into the student information system; provides end user support; and assists with preparation and data processing of statistical reports for LCPS departments and the Virginia Department of Education.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Audits data and performs data analysis to complete a variety of state and local reports (membership, special education, suspensions, expulsions, class size, attendance, course enrollment, and teacher information)
Works with appropriate departments and data entry personnel to resolve data discrepancies and to ensure data integrity
Searches for optimal methods to perform tasks related to Information Management functions and shares knowledge with appropriate staff
Seeks to identify and remedy duplication of efforts; includes working with other department heads to track and extract data for reports and analysis
Works with Technical Trainer to develop appropriate training scenarios and test cases for system acceptance testing of new releases
Works with stakeholders to identify and implement new features of student information system
Creates queries and reports by utilizing available tools to meet end user needs
Able to develop technical requirements for data and database structures
OTHER INFORMATION:
OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.
CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED. THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).
IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.
JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.
APPLY TO:
Department of Personnel Services
SALARY:
Pay Level 16, Salary Range: July 1, 2014: $49,926 - $95,341
November 1, 2014: $49,987 - $95,361
12 Month Position, 8 hours per day
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