Learning Data Analyst

More Than Me - Remote - Part time

More Than Me - Remote - Part time

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Role Summary

The Student Learning Data Analystis responsible for ensuring that More Than Me efficiently collects and analyzes data on student learning. This role provides assessment tools, analysis and insight to our education team so that teachers can unleash student achievement. This part-time, remote role is an incredible opportunity to have a significant impact on the education of thousands of children in Liberia. The Student Learning Data Analyst will work closely with More Than Me’s Chief Academic Officer and Liberia-based education team. This role can be based anywhere, however there may be opportunity to travel to Liberia from time to time.

Key areas of responsibility described below:

Assessment Tool Development

  • Become an expert in multiple mobile data collection tools which may including Tangerine, CommCare, and QuickKey among others
  • Become an expert in standard assessments such at the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) and the Early Grade Math Assessment (EGMA)
  • Assess which tool is most appropriate for the objectives of a given learning assessment
  • Develop assessment tools (both digital and paper-based), pilot tools with staff and adjust tools based on feedback
  • Provide training documentation and guidance to staff on how to use the assessment tools

Data Quality Assurance

  • Monitor data collection and flag an issues related to number or type of assessments collected by student, grade, or school
  • Carefully review collected data for abnormalities, seek feedback from the field team, and follow appropriate data cleaning protocols to manage inconsistent or erroneous data
  • Thoroughly document existing and new processes and tools

Data Analysis

  • Perform analysis by gender, grade, and school to identify trends in achievement
  • Conduct deep dive analysis into particular assessment items to identify concrete skills where students need additional support
  • Perform analysis that measures student performance over time
  • Perform analysis that measures student performance against an absolute benchmark
  • Prepare visually appealing reports and dashboards that allow staff to derive insight from your analysis

What do you bring?

  • Deep commitment to More Than Me’s mission to see Every Child Empowered
  • Passion for providing analysis that will have a direct impact in classrooms
  • Strong quantitative background with degree and/or work experience in Math, Economics, Statistics, Data Analytics
  • 3-4 years of quantitative work
  • Highly analytical, creative and structured thinking
  • High expectations when it comes to quality and accuracy of data and insights derived
  • Highly efficient in MS Excel / Google Sheets, with a strong affinity for technology and ability to troubleshoot a multitude of technical platforms, systems and software
  • Strong work ethic and project management skills
  • Interest or experience in working remotely
  • Experience working in education in a early childhood or primary school environment is highly sought after but not required

Location: This is a part-time, remote position with possible opportunity to travel to Liberia.

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Role

Data Analysis

Experience Level

Mid Level

More Than Me

Liberia was recently named as one of the 10 worst countries for girls to get an education and we are working hard to change that. More Than Me operates 18 public schools as part of the Ministry of Education’s ground-breaking Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program.

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