|Data Analyst (Consultant #1755, 1874)|
|Springfield or Chicago|
|Data Strategies & Analytics|
|$44,413 - $54,242|
|$44,413 - $69,806|
|Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|October 2, 2023|
|Open Until Filled|
Reporting to the Supervisor, supports department work stream(s) including but not limited to data collections, data reporting, ad hoc data and analysis requests, and data visualizations. Supports various operational projects (budget, staff training, invoice management, vendor contract management, department travel, etc).
- Supports the data collection and data and/or analysis request department leads. May include supporting process management and compiling data from databases.
- Supports the data reporting department leads. May include supporting process management and writing reports.
- Supports department management in various operational projects (budget, staff training, invoice management, vendor contract management, department travel, etc.).
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree, or, Associate's degree in quantitative field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science, Measurement, Statistics, Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Business, or Education (with substantial coursework exhibiting quantitative content). (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
- Experience with descriptive statistics.
- Proficiency in excel and powerpoint.
- Superior writing skills and strong visual communication skills.
- Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills.
- Ability to deliver assignments and projects on-time and complete.
- Ability to respond to communication in a timely and complete manner.
- Creativity and ability to work collaboratively.
- Commitment to public service and equity in public schools.
- Experience writing quantitative reports and developing presentations describing the results of data analysis.
- Experience is SAS/R/other statistical software.
- Ability to identify issues with data completeness and quality.
- Knowledge of any of the following areas: early childhood education, special education, English language learning, teacher and leader effectiveness, assessment, accountability, demographics, post-secondary readiness, gifted and talented or school performance.
ISBE provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We actively foster a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
Illinois has an urgent and collective responsibility to achieve educational equity by ensuring that all policies, programs, and practices affirm the strengths that each and every child brings within their diverse backgrounds and life experiences, and by delivering the comprehensive supports, programs, and educational opportunities they need to succeed.