Data Specialist
The Children's Aid Society - New York, NY

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Purpose of Position: To ensure accurate and timely collection and analysis of out-of-school time program data for monitoring progress towards meeting goals and reporting to agency funders.

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Knowledge of English: Understands instructions; speaks clearly, writes clearly using appropriate language
• Basic math skills
• Skilled in basic computer applications and ability to master multiple basic computer databases and their functions
• Talented in creating systems for ensuring accurate and timely data collection and inputting
• Attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines
• Problem solving abilities
• Comfort taking initiative to learn the data needs of the program, determine and generate corresponding data reports, and share findings on an on-going basis
• Courteous and pleasant manners
• Customer service and organization skills
• Good judgment and commitment to ensuring confidentiality of student records
• Professional demeanor
• Commitment to good attendance and punctuality
• Flexibility (within reason)
• Commitment to the agency’s mission

• Minimum one year office experience; familiarity with database functions a plus
• Knowledge and use of office machines such as copier, fax machine, printer, etc.
• Experience working with not-for-profit agency/organization

Job functions and responsibilities:

General duties include the following:

• Create, distribute, and collect attendance sheets for out-of-school time activities
• Create program activities and accurate participant records in unique databases
• Maintain up-to-date and accurate records of student participation in databases
• Attend database management trainings as required by funders and/or division leadership
• Generate data reports at regular intervals throughout the year to check for accurate and complete data collection
• Understand program goals, monitor progress towards meeting these goals, and communicate this progress to program leadership on a regular basis.
• Provide general assistance to the members of the division
• Ensure student files contain all necessary and up-to-date participation documentation
• Take messages and route calls as needed in a courteous and pleasant manner
• Type correspondence and other documents
• Greet and assist walk-in visitors to the division/program
• Maintain tidy work area
• Assist in day to day operations of the division/program as needed
• Assist in the completion and processing of reports for the division
• Perform all other related duties as assigned by his/her supervisor or a member of CAS senior management

Please upload a cover letter and resume below:

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

The Children's Aid Society is an equal-opportunity employer

Hours per Week:

Full or Part Time:
Part Time

Salary or Hourly:

PS 50

Minimum Education:
Bachelor's Degree

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