Education Data Analyst

We are looking for a self-driven, ambitious Education Data Analyst who has a passion for generating social impact and transforming educational equity. Our Education Data Analysts play a critical role by conducting research and analyses, collaborating with Engagement Managers, engaging with Partners, and supporting the project teams, to deliver strategic data and solutions to our clients.

The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Conduct quantitative research and analysis and translate data into meaningful insights
  • Determine best approach to delivering insights and results clearly and concisely internally to your project team, and externally in both writing and through interactions with project team, Partners, and clients
  • Develop a strong knowledge of key databases, both internal and external
  • Translate key data into data visualizations and dashboards to drive decision-making
  • Utilize technical skills to extract and analyze data, and communication skills to present quantitative analysis to stakeholders
  • Craft recommendations for different research tasks and on the general project plan
  • Take action to solve ambiguous problems
  • Develop a strong knowledge of key databases, both internal and external
  • Develop knowledge of K-12 education issues, needs, and context

We are looking for someone with a passion for education, and loves working in teams to solve complex problems. Previous work in / knowledge of the education sector and/or management consulting (i.e. McKinsey, Deloitte) is a plus.

Requirements / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3+ years of relevant experience in data science, analytics or research role
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with spreadsheet software, including the ability to analyze and synthesize large data sets in Excel (knowledge of pivot tables, vlookup, etc. is a must)
  • Make frequent use of Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working in R, Python or another statistical programming language as well as creating visualizations in R and/or Python
  • Experience with creating dashboards using data visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Experience with business Intelligence tools such as PowerBi, Tableau, Looker, Quicksight, etc.
  • Experience automating connections of data from across multiple systems
  • Exemplary written and communication skills
  • Highly organized self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Self-directed individual who takes initiative and focuses on solutions
  • Exemplary written and communication skills with strong ability to share and synthesize knowledge with a wide range of stakeholders
  • An ability to think strategically, ask questions, and anticipate future opportunities and challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multitask, work independently and meet deadlines
  • Sense of humor and ability to connect with people both on an individual level and in groups
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and multiple priorities in an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment
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