Rock Hill School District 3 is looking for a Research Specialist. Rock Hill School District is the largest school district in York County and the 11th largest district in South Carolina. Our mission is to provide all students with challenging work that authentically engages them in the learning process and prepares them for successful futures. We are located just 20 miles south of Charlotte, N.C. in one of the fastest growing areas of South Carolina. The district is made up of 27 schools -- 1 preschool, 17 elementaries, 5 middle, 3 high, 1 career/technology center Additional focused learning campuses include: The Phoenix Academy, Renaissance, Rebound, ParentSmart, Adult Education, Crossroads, and Aquatics Center.
Master’s Degree with coursework in educational research to include evaluation, measurement and statistics preferred
Current SC certification, eligible for SC certification, OR experience in evaluation, testing, and educational research
Ability to work as a resource person to assist school level and district level personnel in evaluation of special projects and grants
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of curriculum evaluation methods
Knowledge of data critical to school improvement and student achievement
Knowledge of test construction and design
Experience with maintaining data in a networked environment
Experience developing dashboards with Tableau Desktop or Tableau Online
Skill in computer utilization to format, analyze, store and retrieve data
SAS coding, data warehousing experience preferred
Ability in anticipating educational problems and developing plans to assess and address the identified problems
Outstanding references from immediate and former supervisors
Satisfactory SLED (SC Law Enforcement Division) report
Major Job Functions Include:
Utilize SAS, Tableau Desktop, and other data analysis tools to create data visualizations and reports that provide actionable information to the superintendent, district and school administrators, and teachers.
Support the Rock Hill School Board through the presentation of assessment information at monthly board data sessions.
Provide support and professional development to district personnel on NWEA MAP assessments and reports, South Carolina (SC) EVAAS system, state summative assessments, and the SC accountability model.
Assist in maintaining the district's data warehouse using SAS Data Integration Studio and Base SAS.
Use a variety of data analysis tools to respond to ad hoc requests from internal and external stakeholders.
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