2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 19, 2018 12:55 AM by Mei-Li Thomas

    Strategic Data & Performance Management Advisor (Temporary - 90 Days) - City of Seattle Dept of Education and Early Learning

    Mei-Li Thomas

      Department Overview:

      The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL)'s mission is to ensure that all Seattle children have the greatest opportunity to succeed in school and in life and to graduate from school ready for college and a career. Currently, DEEL works to achieve this mission by administering the Seattle Preschool Program and the Families and Education Levy, among other programs, and acts as the City's liaison with Seattle Public Schools. As a representative of the Mayor and City Council, DEEL invests in student outcomes and measures performance by tracking specific academic outcomes and indicators. DEEL develops and administers performance contracts and agreements for services, oversees the implementation of numerous contracts, monitors progress towards achieving outcomes, and provides support, guidance, and direction to grantees as necessary. DEEL is a data-driven organization that practices ongoing quality improvement based on results.

      Position Description:

      DEEL seeks to appoint a Strategic Data & Performance Management Advisor employee on a temporary basis (approximate 90-day appointment) to join the Performance & Evaluation Team. The Data Advisor will play an integral role in the data team’s effort to efficiently and effectively support DEEL’s Early Learning and K-12 divisions in improving student outcomes. The Data Advisor will support DEEL’s leadership and divisions, along with their stakeholders, by maintaining a largely project-based and dynamic workload with a wide array of responsibilities, including analyzing data, summarizing results, and communicating results and recommendations to key internal and external stakeholders.

      This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to effect positive change in the educational experiences of Seattle’s youth as part of a dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment. DEEL is seeking a highly motivated self-starter, with a strong work ethic and a passion for continuous learning and improvement. The candidate will possess strengths in data management and visualization, process improvement, and project management.

      Full job description attached. If you are interested, please apply HERE!