Director of Data and Compliance

Ingenuity Prep - Washington D.C., District of Columbia - Full time

Ingenuity Prep prepares PreK through 8th grade students in Ward 8 to succeed in college and beyond as impactful civic leaders. Our innovative instructional model promotes small group learning for students, collaborative teaching teams, and robust coaching and professional development opportunities for teachers. Our non-instructional compensation system rewards strong performance over time, giving staff the opportunity to earn higher levels of base compensation and bonus as they demonstrate effectiveness in their role. Our instructional leaders are charged with supporting teachers by providing clear expectations, ongoing feedback, and targeted development.

We are looking for an outstanding Director of Data and Compliance to create, customize, and implement the technical systems that support exceptional outcomes for students. The Director of Data and Compliance will ensure that instructional leaders have access to the tools they need to monitor student outcomes and drive student growth. As part of designing our systems, the Director will work closely with multiple internal stakeholders to propose school-level solutions that support varying needs across grades and academies. This role will also review DC and federal policy changes to ensure Ingenuity Prep practices are in line with new regulations and meet all reporting requirements to external stakeholders. An ideal candidate for this role is exceptionally detail-oriented, enjoys solving puzzles, and thrives in highly collaborative work environments.

WHAT WE’RE ABOUT

  • Mission: We’re closing the opportunity gap. Students and families in Southeast D.C. have too few options for high-quality elementary, middle, and high schools. Ingenuity Prep aspires to right this systemic injustice providing an exemplary educational option for Southeast D.C.'s students and families.
  • Model: We pair high expectations with high support. Too often, our students are underestimated. At Ingenuity Prep, an innovative teacher development model, paired with best-in-class training from strong instructional leaders, allows us to grow great teachers who, ultimately, lead high-expectation and high-support classrooms.
  • Results: Our students are defying expectations. Ingenuity Prep’s students outperform their neighborhood peers on rigorous, national, college-track assessments. Already out-performing many of their more privileged peers around the city, in the coming years, Ingenuity Prep’s students will provide an expectation-defying and achievement-gap-closing proof point — showing what our kids are capable of when we provide the right opportunities, expectations, and support.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Director of Data and Compliance will:

  • Collaborate with the Chief Financial & Operating Officer to ensure that the Data and Compliance Team meets/exceeds SY20-21 goals and executes on key action steps
  • Collaborate with Academy Leaders to ensure Ingenuity Prep meets attendance, enrollment and recruitment goals
  • Manage and develop the Data and Compliance team (including Managers, Coordinators)
  • Oversee implementation, enhancement and reliability of student information system (Infinite Campus) including:
    • manage core product functions, such as student demographic information, rosters, schedules, gradebook, etc
    • build customizations and maintain customizations in alignment with vendor new releases
  • Build dashboards to support school-wide and academy-level goals and priorities, including:
    • curate Infinite Campus and data warehouse to ensure data is being managed and stored as necessary to report out on goals or meet stakeholder needs
    • create custom SQL queries to populate reports or dashboards for internal and external stakeholders
    • develop student progress report, report cards, and ad hoc trackers to stakeholder requests in Tableau, SQL Server Management Studio, and other data visualization platforms
  • Execute strategies for student enrollment & re-enrollment
  • Analyze, interpret and share data with teachers and leaders
  • Develop systems and best practices to ensure that student records are accurate, up-to-date and secure
  • Develop strategy for accurately tracking attendance and discipline data, and support school-wide efforts to meet annual attendance goals
  • Ensure Ingenuity Prep meets all reporting requirements of external stakeholders and authorizing bodies (e.g., OSSE, PCSB, DOE, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Ingenuity Prep may be the right fit for you if:

  • You are an advanced SQL user, including writing queries to create and populate new tables and creating stored procedures
  • You have experience using data-visualization softwares such as Tableau, PowerBI, or Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • You are a thoughtful, adaptive, and thorough problem-solver
  • You are delighted by getting the details right, and have demonstrated reliability and accuracy in data cleaning and analysis projects
  • You have deep experience in issues of compliance (e.g., State & Charter Board compliance, etc.)
  • You are committed to the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • You are a strong communicator who can listen to the needs of teammates and partners as well as explain the systems you build
  • You have experience managing teams to improve their practice and performance
  • You are excited to regularly give and receive feedback and have a commitment to self-development and improving both technical and relational skills

MORE ABOUT US

Ingenuity Prep offers among the strongest compensation and benefits packages of any public charter school in Washington, D.C. Our compensation and benefits package includes:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • 100% of medical and dental premiums for employees paid for by Ingenuity Prep, along with 100% of dependent premiums
  • 100% of employee’s short­ and long-term disability and life insurance plans paid for by Ingenuity Prep
  • A minimum of two weeks maternity/paternity leave at 100% pay for all staff -- regardless of gender. Over time, that increases to as much as six weeks -- all at 100% pay.
  • A 100% match -- up to 3% -- on your 401K retirement plan
  • A 100% Ingenuity Prep-paid cell phone plan. You can even bring your current number into our plan.
  • MacBook Pro computer for professional and personal use

Ingenuity Prep does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, veteran status, religion, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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Data Analysis

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