Data Specialist - Central Office

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Allen Park Public Schools
Position Details: 

Title: Data Specialist


Goal:  To assist the Director of Curriculum and Director of Technology with support on all of the data-driven products and processes within the district.



  • High School Diploma
  • Pass criminal background and unprofessional conduct check
  • Ability to communicate technical information and data to non-technical staff
  • Ability to input and analyze data across a variety of platforms
  • Ability to administer and facilitate data-driven processes
  • Ability to communicate with clarity and professionalism
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Social Media proficient (Facebook, Twitter, Website, Mobile Apps)
  • Physical ability to perform job function (with regards to lifting and bending)


Job Duties:

  • Assist with the facilitation of district and state assessment programs (MISTAR, NWEA, M-STEP, WIDA, SAT, etc.)
  • Maintain databases for Think Central and Renaissance Learning
  • Analyze data from district’s system to assist Director of Technology of license needs and computers spec of programs
  • Refine and analyze data to assist Director of Curriculum regarding district and state assessments (MISTAR, NWEA, M-STEP, WIDA, SAT, and others) using district and state applications (BAA Secure Site,, Illuminate DnA, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems with RESA and other vendors when problems arise
  • Assist the technology department with Helpdesk calls as needed
  • Use the helpdesk system to answer tickets on data driven applications
  • Assist with compiling, entering, and analyzing data for State and Federal Programs/Grants and Special Populations
  • Assist with data entry, data analysis, and the implementation of district curriculum and instruction initiatives
  • Setup, monitor, and maintain Facebook, Twitter, Website, Mobile App for district and schools



Reports to:       Director of Curriculum and Director of Technology


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Install/upgrade district data driven programs
  • Maintain a schedule for preventive maintenance on district data driven programs
  • May require work during off business hours; Summer/Evenings
  • Perform other related tasks and functions as assigned



Performance of this job evaluated by the Director of Curriculum in accordance with provisions of the Board policy#5800


Location:      Allen Park Public Schools


Starting:        July 1, 2017 


  • $17.84/hour
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision plan


Deadline for Application: until Filled


Method of Application:

Applicants must apply via email to  Please attach a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation.


In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Allen Park Public School District that no person shall on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program, activity, service or in employment.

Inquiries related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 should be directed to: Mr. Mark Lowe, Principal, Allen Park Middle School, 8401 Vine, Allen Park, Michigan 48101.  Inquiries related to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1974, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, should be directed to: Mrs. Janet Wasko, Principal, Allen Park High School, 18401 Champaign, Allen Park, MI 48101.

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