ABOUT: The New York Charter Schools Association is the non-partisan, nonprofit membership organization serving as the unified voice for the over 300 public charter schools in New York State and representing their interest at the state and local levels. 

POSITION: In support of the New York Charter Schools Association, the Research & Data Analyst will be responsible for managing all research and data analysis needs for the Association.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsibilities generally include but will not be limited to the activities identified below.

Policy Research and Analysis: the Research & Data Analyst will support the advocacy research and analysis needs of the Association by:

  • Researching and analyzing proposed legislation that impacts the charter school community;
  • Drafting policy position proposals and whitepapers;
  • Summarizing proposed legislation that could impact the charter sector in New York State; and 
  • Creating reports and other documents for internal and external audiences.

Education Data Tracking and Reporting: the Research & Data Analyst will create a system for tracking and reporting on various data points of interest to the charter community, including:

  • Maintaining a database of information about all schools in New York State;
  • Creating a system for collecting data from the New York State report card database and other sources several places on the NYSED website, charter school annual reports, and charter school report cards;
  • Performing analyses on the state dataset as requested;
  • Performing deep analyses of the dataset to identify trends and insights; and 
  • Creating reports 1-pagers and other documents for meetings with legislators.internal and external audiences.

Miscellaneous Data Tracking and Analysis Projects: the Research & Data Analyst will partner with others at the organization to identify and meet data tracking needs including:

  • Work with other Association team members on projects and special initiatives in support of the initiatives’ goals and internal data tracking needs. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets skills required;
  • Experience using SQL preferred;
  • New York charter school experience is preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Spanish fluency is preferred

To apply, submit your resume and information to:  https://forms.gle/C3xUApGGRD1AZNEs7