Assistant Director of Research and Evaluation

Posted on4/26/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Research and Evaluation
Reports in officeTeaching and Learning
Application due date5/7/2018
Job start date7/1/2018
CityArlington Heights
State/ProvinceIllinois
InstitutionTownship High School District 214
Institution descriptionTownship High School District 214 offers an opportunity to join a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon District. We are comprised of 6 exemplary high schools, and 3 specialized learning programs.
We are the Second largest high school district in Illinois and are located 25 miles northwest of Chicago.
Five of our high schools were awarded the Silver Medal of Recognition by US News & World Report. Township High School District 214 is the recipient of the 2010 Lincoln Bronze Award for “Commitment to Excellence” by the Lincoln Foundation.
Job dutiesThe Assistant Director of Research and Evaluation supports the leadership and coordination related to the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan of assessment, data management, analysis, reporting and dissemination for school improvement. The Assistant Director coordinates data visualization strategy and serves as an expert resource in data visualization design and training. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with the Director of Technology Services to coordinate the development and use of the district’s student information system.


SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Conducts quantitative and qualitative analyses necessary for accurate interpretation of data and communicates the information to key stakeholders.
Supports the development and maintenance of a systematic program of student assessment information presentations with appropriate internal staff and appropriate external audiences.
Collaborates in the development and management of systems designed to collect, manage, store, and report a variety of data to support student assessment information needs (e.g., a data warehouse).
Coordinates overall data visualization strategy, individual interactive report design, and staff training.
Contributes to the reporting cycle to provide central administration, Board of Education and schools with information to guide school improvement.
Works with staff members to identify, analyze, evaluate, and plan research projects. Serves as a resource person to staff members in areas of test development, data analysis, program assessment and evaluation, and research.
Supports the implementation of district policies as they relate to state testing issues.
Responds to questionnaires and surveys.
Performs other tasks assigned by the Director of Research and Evaluation.
QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Bachelor Degree.
Master's Degree or higher preferred, in education, social sciences, statistics and research methods, computer science or similar field.
Extensive Tableau development experience, preferably within an education context.
SQL Server programming proficiency and preferred SQL Data Warehouse management experience.
Proficiency in statistical software (R, SPSS, SAS etc.).
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.
Superior organization/project management skills and attention to detail.
Ability to communicate technical information effectively to non-technical clients.
Experience collaborating between information technology and institutional research.
Salary range$80,000 - $100,000
Salary benefitsSupervisory Salary Schedule-Grade 5: $85,456 - $101,693 (To be adjusted for 2018-2019); Plus Benefits Package
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.