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Data Specialist

Company: Oak Hill
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Oak Hill has been enhancing the lives of people with disabilities since 1893! We invite you to join our team of highly committed professionals. Founded in 1893 by trailblazer and visionary, Emily Wells Foster, Oak Hill has over 129 years of experience providing the highest quality services to people with varying disabilities. Oak Hill sets the standard, partnering with people with disabilities, to provide services and solutions promoting independence, education, health, and dignity.About the Position:Under the direct supervision of the Quality Assurance Director and with additional oversight provided by the Chief Administrator of Oak Hill Schools or designee, the Data Specialist oversees the data collection and dissemination process. Responsibilities include providing coaching, training and technical knowledge to the Data Management team to ensure accuracy, specifically for the Oak Hill School data that is required under the Department of Education, federal and state laws and local regulatory compliance reporting. This individual will work closely with the Quality Assurance Director and Oak Hill School Chief Administrator to create data collection systems for processing data, assess data, and will track trends and outcomes as they pertain to Oak Hill's mission and goals. This role has no supervisory responsibilities and has contact with staff and others who fall within the range of responsibilities of this position.Benefits:* Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time, Plus Paid Holidays - Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (Oak Hill pays 50% of your medical deductible) - 403(b) Retirement Plan (Oak Hill contributes 5% at no cost to you. - Free and Low-Cost Life Insurance Options and Free Long-term Disability Insurance - Excellent Professional Development Opportunities; Tuition Reimbursement; Career Pathways - Staff Recognition and Appreciation - Paid Training, Education, and Certification as necessary (including CPR training)Qualification Requirements:Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Office Systems Technology, Computer Information Systems or related field and at least 2 years working in a Data Management Field.Duties and Responsibilities:1. Quality Assurance Functions:* Assist the Chief Administrator and Quality Assurance Director in the Organization of maintaining appropriate data and preparing reports to ensure QA processes are followed:* Monitors, implements, and updates forms and data entry as part of a larger data collection system, which may include sampling and statistical analyses, to provide meaningful data on performance.* Utilizes an ongoing objective & measurable evaluative process to continually monitor performance of indicators and performance outcomes and support efforts to improve them, as appropriate. This includes the interpretation, implementation, and evaluation of quality assurance standards.* Reporting: Lead the Education Team in relation to data reporting and requirements including their development in collaboration with Professional Development Coordinator, and coordinates with Quality Assurance requirements:* Utilize Operations Management tools to ensure that all outcome measures/Key Performance Indicator (KPI) & Service Level Agreements (SLA) targets are met, capacity plan, improve processes.* Ensure that appropriate Management Information Reporting is in place to provide accurate and up to date information.* 2.Creates reports based on collected data to meet external reporting requirements and for the ongoing analysis of evaluating quality assurance standards and outcome performance. This includes but is not limited to reports required to regulatory compliance, and department reports required monthly to quarterly and/or as needed that will be used in the production of written and visual materials for presentations or reviewed by multiple stakeholder audiences.* Database administration, management and entry as applicable includes but is not limited to:* PowerSchool* Student goals and objectives* Investigations* Contracts all including districts, Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs), Vendors* Referrals,* Grants* Certifications* Therap* SharePoint* V-Endorsement* Relias back-up* Teacher in Training quarterly information* Frontline* Other quality assurance and related data systems* 3.Information Management: Maintains relevant and required information related to accreditation and program development. This includes, but is not limited to State Department of Education information, Teacher-Course-Student (TCS) codes, etc.* 4.Participates in the planning, design, business testing and implementation of key projects and process changes.* 5.Troubleshoots complex issues discovered in-house.* 6.Makes recommendations to leadership including requirement for additional resources.* 7.Additional Administrative Functions: Contributes to administrative team efforts by completing all other duties as assigned by the Oak Hill School Chief Administrator and Director of Quality Assurance.We support equality for and advancement of all people, based on their qualifications and actions alone, without regard to color, gender, age, religion, national origin or disability.An Equal Opportunity Employer.Job Type: Full-timePay: $45,000.00 - $54,000.00 per yearSchedule:* 8 hour shiftWork Location: In person

Keywords: Oak Hill, Hartford , Data Specialist, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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