Data Management and Analytics Director

City Year Headquarters - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

I. Lead a High Functioning Technical Team

  • Everyone deserves a GREAT manager - Be one! Develop your staff. Grow and nurture the data architects, data engineers, and developers on your team. Help define career paths and pave the way for success through constant and ongoing mentoring and coaching. Ensure proper staffing for the team and create an exciting atmosphere to better attract, recruit and retain IT talent.
  • Foster a collaborative, high-performing environment by setting high standards for technical quality, peer review, and documentation.
  • Guide the team in implementing Agile to improve our ability to respond to change and deliver value. Support practices to prioritize and catalog Data Management and Enterprise Analytics project and operational workload.

II. Cultivate our Data Management Systems and Analytics

  • Partner with various departments across the organization to understand their data needs and deliver the data in a manner that the department can access it easily, understand it thoroughly, and leverage it to make decisions to improve their functions and processes.
  • Align data dependencies across systems of record for data governance.
  • Ensure that all needed data is available to internal and external systems.
  • Expose enterprise data resources to facilitate robust role - based analytics and visualizations.
  • Ensure technical documentation of systems architecture, processes, integrations and ETL processes and other DMEA elements is up to date and accurate
  • Evolve and mature our data technology solutions to best serve the organization
  • Ensure that our data processes and systems run smoothly and on schedule. Continuously look for opportunities for automation and improvement to simplify support work.

III. Act as Advisor for all Things Data

  • Act as a thought-leader for data management strategies that are aligned with organizational needs.
  • Serve as an expert in K-12 district, school, and student data to participate in the leadership of our major Student Data and Reporting project.
  • Partner with other Information Technology Services teams to develop comprehensive solutions, ensuring data stewardship is considered.
  • Set best practices and process for data management architecture, requirements, design and implementation
  • Serve as technical Subject Matter Expert to analyze and resolve technical issues with available tools in a timely and accurate fashion to continually meet changing metrics requirements and business needs.
  • Understand our community’s self-service needs and create suitable solutions for the various groups while ensuring policy compliance, security, reliability, and quality of the service.

The Data Management and Enterprise Analytics Director is a member of the Information Technology Services Senior Management Team and will work alongside others reporting to Chief Information Officer in fostering the department’s culture and defining an IT roadmap which includes enterprise data management.

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Senior Level

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City Year helps students and schools succeed. Fueled by national service, City Year partners with public schools in high-need communities to help meet the holistic needs of all students. 

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