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Senior Data Coordinator

Washington, D.C., USA
Full-time

Save the Children‘s U.S. Rural Education programs help children in low-income, rural communities become kindergarten ready and achieve grade-level reading and math proficiency by third grade. We employ diverse strategies to achieve this including home visits, play groups, in-school tutoring, out-of-school time programming, summer enrichment, family engagement, community events and more. The part-time (20 hours per week) Senior Coordinator will primarily collect, document and analyze secondary data. The data will provide us with information on the context where we work and the difference we are making in those communities.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Finding, downloading and modifying Census, state test score, and other data as necessary and storing them in a consistent format in our systems (50%)
  • Data management, cleaning, analysis and reporting support (20%)
  • Submitting research protocols (summaries of the research we currently have underway) to Save the Children’s ethics review board (20%)
  • Administrative work including survey scanning, qualitative interview scheduling, mailing surveys, etc. (10%)
Educational Background: 
High School or Technical/Vocational Degree 
Skills/Experience: 
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ relevant experience
  • Experience working with education and/or social science data
  • Experience working with U.S. Census data
  • Strong Excel skills (e.g. facility with formulas, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Detail focused
  • Able to work 20 hours per week

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with state test score data
  • Experience responding to requests for calculations and data reports
  • Experience using Tableau and/or PowerBI

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Overview
Headquarters: 
Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1964
About Us
Mission: 

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 7 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 7 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US
industry: 
Nonprofit