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Data Coordinator

Company: BRICK Education Network
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


The BRICK Education Network (BEN) mission is to relentlessly knock down all barriers to students' academic success. Our innovative model aligns an individualized excellent education with the necessary family supports to make sure each and every child can succeed. It's our vision that each and every child will have an unimpeded path to unlocking their limitless potential.

To learn more about BRICK, please visit


Joining the BRICK Education Network is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting entrepreneurial organization. BEN's unique approach to transforming public education puts successful students and world-class schools at the center of vibrant communities. Powered by diverse leaders and a commitment to fighting the status quo, BRICK is building resilient, intelligent, creative kids by equipping them with a high-quality, nurturing education and thriving, engaged families to support their success from cradle to career.


Role: The Data Coordinator reports to the Data Management Director and will play a critical role in supporting the Performance Team's efforts to design, build, implement and maintain data systems to ensure that BRICK Education Network and its affiliates are able to effectively evaluate its work and use findings to drive improvement and increase impact.

The ideal candidate is:

---Data Obsessed: We need people whose idea of a great day is finding an insight buried in data and effectively communicating it orally, in writing, and/or through visualizations.

---Entrepreneurial: BRICK is a growing organization, and we need people who are going to see problems and develop solutions, and not just wait for someone to ask.

---Hard Worker: Work is not always predictable or 9-5. We need people who are willing to work hard and roll with the punches.

Success in this role will be measured by staff satisfaction with the maintenance and management of PowerSchool and related applications; as well as the ease of use, accuracy and timeliness of data requests from different stakeholder groups.

Essential Functions

The primary function of this role will be to serve as the point person for all requests/questions related to school data and related systems. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Data & Systems Maintenance and Management

---Serve as the resident expert for School Databases/applications (i.e., Avela, PowerSchool, PowerEnrollment, NJEdPlan Easy IEP)

---Work in conjunction with the Data Management Director to create and implement

---procedures & guidebooks for data security/compliance, data entry, validation and cleansing to enable schools and Network staff to properly input data and maintain student information.

---Evaluate data /databases and perform data- cleansing operations (as required)

---Provide user support and training to School Administrators in the use of PowerSchool and related applications

---Identify opportunities for process improvement and make recommendations accordingly

---Coordinate with internal/external stakeholder to ensure accurate and timely data collection

---Keep abreast of up-to-date best practices and emerging technologies


---Collaborate with Network stakeholders to develop and maintain a reporting tempo, and work with Performance Team to iterate reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually), and develop new ones.


---Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Education, or related field of study.

---Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Google Suite (with extensive use of Excel or Google Sheets)

---Experience with PowerSchool/PowerTeacher Pro or other student information system

---Knowledge of school functions and procedures, with an understanding of school, district, state and federal reporting mandates or experience within a K-12 school setting is a plus

---Ability to establish relationships and collaborate with colleagues, including school-based personnel, community members, and external stakeholders

---Excellent report writing, analytical and project management skills, and problem-solving skills; with a good attention to detail.

---Ability to communicate effectively both in written and oral communication

---Ability to work well independently and within a team

---Current authorization to work in the United States - A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

---Reliable transportation.

---An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges.

Salary, Goals and Employment Period

---Salary Range: Based Upon Experience / Performance Contract

---Employment Period: Twelve Months

---Fringe Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401 K

BRICK Education Network is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected category. BRICK promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Keywords: BRICK Education Network, Newark , Data Coordinator, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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