Senior Analyst, Data and Analytics

Achievement Network · Remote (USA)

Data + Analytics
Posted 4 months ago

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Every student deserves opportunities in life, and every educator committed to providing those opportunities deserves support. Those beliefs drive us to work alongside schools to support great teaching so that we can work towards guaranteeing that all students are receiving high quality instruction. We partner with over 900 schools - both district and charter - in underserved communities around the country, thus impacting more than 330,000 students. Third-party evaluations confirm that when schools have the right basic conditions in place and partner with ANet, they achieve 6-8 months of additional learning over a two-year period compared to schools not partnering with ANet.


At ANet we are committed to living out our core values, both across our organization and with our partner schools. We acknowledge that systemic inequities impact student access to opportunities and that in order to ensure educational equity for all students, we must center on the experiences of those from marginalized communities to guide our work. We work to deepen our understanding of how race, class, power and privilege influence the education system as well as influence our own perspectives. To do so,  we provide ongoing learning opportunities through org-wide professional development, affinity groups, working groups, and resource sharing.


Individuals who join ANet have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, values driven, and team-oriented organization that is committed to having impact in schools by investing in each other and learning together. We were named as The NonProfit Times “Best Nonprofits to Work For” and work tirelessly to foster a working environment where the unique perspectives, backgrounds, and identities of our staff members are valued.


We are seeking a Senior Analyst to join the Data and Analytics team.  The Data and Analytics team sets ANet’s data strategy and provides analytics and reporting support to all ANet teams to ensure that they have the data they need to continually improve our performance.    The individual in this role will report to the Managing Director, Measurement and Learning.   While the specific projects you work on  will vary over the course of the year based on our strategic needs, your primary responsibilities  will be to deliver data insights, actionable recommendations, and user-friendly reporting tools that advance ANet’s work and impact. 


Plan and perform statistical analyses and communicate findings that enable ANet to understand and grow our impact

●         Work with  stakeholders to define clear research questions for analytic projects

●         Determine appropriate methodologies,  build data sets,  and execute analyses to answer those research questions

●         Package findings into clear reports and presentations that communicate results and recommendations for a variety of technical and non-technical audiences

●         Gather feedback to inform future analyses and to continually improve your work

●         Continually document your code and processes to ensure your colleagues can follow and continue your work.


Design, build, and maintain user friendly dashboards and reporting tools

●         Leverage data visualization best practices to build, update, and maintain dashboards that integrate multiple data sources

●         Maximize performance of dashboards by leveraging SQL queries, extracts, and live joins as necessary to pull in data from multiple data sources

●         QA all dashboards to ensure accuracy of data before publishing

●         Engage with stakeholders  to define requirements and continually gather feedback throughout the development process

●         Support additional  ad hoc data requests from teams across ANet.  Make adjustments to dashboards/reporting tools to accommodate additional needs

●         Continually document your code and processes to ensure your colleagues can follow and continue your work.


Manage data collection processes and cleaning to optimize statistical quality 

●         Build,  test,  administer, and monitor surveys that are used to measure partner experience and ANet impact. Contribute to developing new survey content as needed

●         Extract, transform, and upload publicly available data needed for analytics projects such as NCES demographic information and state summative test results

●         Query and clean data  from multiple sources to build analytic data sets

●         Continually document your code and processes to ensure your colleagues can follow and continue your work.


In order to be successful in this role, candidates must demonstrate the following:

●        You have demonstrated ability to lead statistical analyses; technical proficiency and versatility with at least one statistical analysis software package  (Python, R, SAS, Stata, or SPSS); comfort matching the right analytic methods and tools  to the analytic task at hand. 

●        You have 2-3 years prior experience using SQL to write complex queries. You have experience writing code (Python, R, or SQL) to clean datasets for analysis.

●        You have 2-3 years experience designing and developing dashboards using Tableau.  You have experience querying large and  complex data sets, writing calculated fields, and using data blending, relationships, and joins. You can choose the right data visualization to meet stakeholder needs and have an eye for design and user experience that allows you to build user-friendly dashboards.

●        You have strong verbal and written communication skills that enable  you to work with stakeholders to gather and define requirements and research questions, and to share back information with both technical and non-technical audiences.

●        You have an exceptional attention to detail and are able to catch and resolve issues along the way in your work so that all teams can trust that they are taking actions grounded in the quality insights that you provide.

●        You are proactive about building your own analytic skills. You’re willing to take initiative, ask for feedback, and seek out resources and opportunities to build out your analytic tool kit. 

Ideal candidates may also demonstrate the following preferred qualifications:

●         Experience with developing,  administering, and analyzing results from surveys

●         Knowledge of experimental design and analytic methodologies used in program evaluation


ANet offers highly competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications as well as comprehensive benefits in order to best support our people. Benefits we offer include: health, dental and vision insurance where ANet pays 80% of the cost of these benefits for employees and their families/domestic partner; generous paid time-off including: vacation, 10 paid holidays with paid days off between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, a paid floating holiday, paid sick & personal days; paid parental leave; retirement plan options; commuter benefits; tuition reimbursement;  flexible spending accounts; short and long-term disability coverage; and basic life and personal accident insurance.


We are now accepting applications for this position, which will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  To apply, please click on the blue “Apply” button. 


ANet is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and gender identities to apply to our positions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

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