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1 Dec 2022

Data Analysis & Visualization Data Analyst Consultant

Internationals Network for Public Schools
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Internationals Network for Public Schools, a national non-profit based in New York City, works across a network of 30 public middle and high school programs that serve new immigrant and refugee students. We are currently seeking a part-time consultant who is skilled in data analysis and has expertise in creating data visualizations to work with us appropriately 20 hours per week on several discrete projects. Compensation is $30-45/hour.

Internationals Network for Public Schools is the only school development and support
organization that specifically addresses the educational needs of English Language Learners (ELs), who comprise 10% of the U.S. public school population. Our mission is to provide quality education for recently arrived immigrants in middle and high schools by growing and sustaining a strong national network of innovative public secondary schools, while broadening our impact by sharing best practices and influencing policy for ELs nationally.


The Data Analyst Consultant reports to the Director of Research + Innovation and works with other team members across our network of 30 public schools to contribute to multiple projects that include data collection, data analysis, and internal reporting. You should be a skilled data storyteller, working across teams to ensure we are utilizing our data in the most relevant, accurate and compelling ways to accomplish three primary goals:
1. To highlight the success of the schools in our network (e.g., graduation rates,
attendance, attendance, growth in English proficiency);
2. To identify trends (e.g., attendance, credit accumulation, course-taking, completion, dual enrollment, etc) to help internal staff and school partners improve their work;
3. To document the impact of our services on our school partners and students.
The consultant will gather data from sources including school district student information
systems, enrollment rosters, Google forms, and public data on achievement. A collaborator
across teams, the Data Analyst will work on several interconnected projects on the impact of professional development services, outcomes of student achievement, and postsecondary pathways. Primarily using common tools including Excel, Google sheets, Tableau and Google Data Studio, the Data Analyst will work across multiple departments and programs to: 1. Design and present regular reports to our staff and school partners; 2. Package data appropriately (including dashboards, static and dynamic visualizations) for published reports, presentations, and training; 3. Create comparisons over time of student outcomes; 4. Prepare materials to engage staff in impact data review to inform improvement efforts; 5. Support internal staff to guide schools to understand and use student data to make strategic decisions.
We seek individuals inspired by our mission and motivated to improve educational programs and services for immigrant English Language Learners across the US. You’ll be right at home here if you are a skilled data analyst and are passionate about issues related to equity, are creative, collaborative and self-directed.
Required Skills
● Strong data management skills, including ability to combine and clean large datasets;
● Strong Excel skills, including intermediate and advanced excel functions like: vlookup,
counting, power query, index match, pivot tables in both Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.;
● Technical skills across the Google and Microsoft platforms, including Google docs, forms
and spreadsheets, databases, Powerpoint, Word and Excel;
● Detail-oriented, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness;
● Excellent project management skills: thinks ahead, estimates time required for tasks,
communicates challenges early and often with supervisor and team, and seeks
● Analytical skills with the ability to make data requests, understand and navigate
databases, combine datasets from different sources;
● Data visualization skills – including charts, graphs, dashboards;
● Strong research, communication and analytical skills;
● Demonstrates initiative and ownership of quality work product;
● Critical thinking, using decisive reasoning to determine the best course of action
● Open to input and feedback;
● Proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint);
● Ability to work as part of a team as well as execute projects independently
● Contributes to an environment that fosters teamwork, cooperation, and diversity;
● Independent and self-monitoring, ability to create timelines & juggle multiple requests.

● At least 2 years’ experience in data analysis and reporting in a professional setting;
● Understanding of the U.S. high school and postsecondary system;
● Portfolio of data analysis and visualization work required.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application via the link below:

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Part-Time. Job Types: Data Analysis & Visualization. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.