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Analytics Specialist

Oakland Unified School District

Job Description

Analytics Specialist

Oakland Unified School District’s Office of Charter Schools is seeking a dynamic Analytics Specialist who will work under the supervision of the Executive Director, Enrollment and Charter Schools on a variety of public education policy, research, and data-related initiatives. 

This role would be a great fit for someone with robust analytical skills who is eager to dig into challenging and high-impact work. The team plays a significant role in the Oakland education landscape by developing and implementing policies that affect all Oakland charter schools.

The Analytics Specialist will:

  • Oversee the research and analysis of charter school performance as part of the District’s authorizing practices.
  • Participate in the charter school quality review processes associated with annual site visits as well as charter term evaluations; provide data and analysis into ongoing monitoring as well as evaluation for charter renewal.
  • Develop and maintain updated server-based, web dashboards in accessible online formats to support a range of District online accountability and transparency needs.
  • Provide data and reporting for various departmental and external inquiries associated with charter schools.
  • Evaluate analytics and relevant reports to ensure the validity, applicability, and accuracy of data.
  • Present and interpret results and findings to a wide variety of audiences with diverse levels of data knowledge and understanding.
  • Present school performance information in stakeholder meetings to support understanding of educational data and analysis.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and approaches to performance analytics; identify new tools and methods of obtaining, analyzing, utilizing, and presenting school quality and performance data.
  • Attend and participate in cross-functional District meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • At least three years experience using up-to-date tools and technologies to analyze educational data or related social, demographic, or economic data. Specialized training and/or coursework in data analysis. 
  • Ability to prioritize and  manage multiple work streams with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication with the ability to present effectively in small group settings
  • A passion for working in public education and the mission of the Oakland Unified School District
  • Experience with Python, SQL, and/or Tableau is preferred.
  • Experience working in an education-related field is strongly preferred.


  • Based on public health guidelines, this team is still working remotely. When the district returns in-person, this position will be hybrid with 2-3 days/week within the OUSD office (in downtown Oakland) and the other 2-3 days/week remote.


The salary range for this position is $78,610.11 - $105,301.74 annually, commensurate with experience. 


Apply for the role at https://ousd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=11413

Or contact our recruiter at judith@strongerconsulting.com

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Job Location
1000 BRD.WAY STE. 300
Oakland, CA 94607
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary range:
$75,000 – $100,000