Anoka Hennepin ISD 11

Research, Evaluation, and Testing Analyst

Anoka, MN
Jun 13, 2018
Jul 13, 2018
Anoka Hennepin School District
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


  • Position Type:
      Administrative - Research, Eval, and Testing/Research, Evaluation, and Testing Analyst

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      ESC - Research, Evaluation, Testing

  • Closing Date:

    Full Time  12 months

    Analyze district level student assessment data and prepare reports; analyze data and prepare reports for evaluation and research projects; communicate findings and participate in teaming with other departments such as technology and curriculum staff; support the work of the building level data use.
    Duties include:  Analyze district level student achievement data, interpret and prepare reports for various purposes and audiences. Tests to include but are not limited to MCA, MAP, ACCESS, CoM, CPV, DRA, FAST earlyReading, Common Assessments, AP, IB, ACT, PSAT, ASVAB and other college and career assessments.  Provide technical assistance, mentoring and trend analysis for district data monitoring.  Compile, analyze and interpret data from a variety of sources as requested by the Director.  Support district-wide staff with use, analysis, interpretation and communication of data.  Create reports that are accurate, effective and communicate concepts clearly.  Analyze data and report results using appropriate statistical methods using statistical packages (e.g. SPSS) and relational database software (e.g. ACCESS).  Verify new and updated analytic reports for accuracy.  Support data collection requests and processes including survey development, administration and analysis.  Support internal and external data requests.  Prepare ongoing reports related to district performance monitoring tools, achievement, achievement gap, stakeholder perception, legislative requirements (such as World’s Best Workforce) and grant reporting requirements.  Support staffing needs as requested by the Director.  Conduct predictive analysis to identify students at risk, students on-track, etc..  Support evaluation of programming, placement, predictive patterning, service delivery, implementation, etc.  Support district and building-level School Improvement Planning (SIP) and performance pay goal writing.  Facilitate the coordination and communication related to internal and external research requests.  Set up and manage the placement software and communication process including monitoring and meeting timelines.   Support the work of the RET Evaluation and Achievement Analyst, Coaches and Teaching and Learning Specialists.  Collaborate with Information Systems on the continued development of the data warehouse and analytic tools.  Collaborate with the Communications Department creating key messages as requested by the Director.  Provide training related to data use and assessment results as requested by the Director.  Attend meetings related to data and assessment as requested by the Director.  Attend state level meetings such as DAG, MAG or MDE events at the request of the Director.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of RET.

    Minimum Qualifications:  Requires Bachelor’s degree, with preferred experience in a school setting; work or degree in data analysis or statistics; if not degree, willingness to study formally.  Requires advanced skills in large-scale database management including understanding file structure, coding data, merging files, etc.  Willingness to learn or comprehensive knowledge of large-scale testing programs.  Ability to use appropriate statistical and psychometric procedures to determine validity, reliability, bias, significance, etc.  Experience with standardized testing, such as state-required tests.  Experience in formative and summative assessments.  Understanding of data-informed decision making.  Strong aptitude for computerized data processing and databases (Excel, SPSS, R, NVivo, ACCESS, etc.).  Strong communication skills, both written and oral, including presentation skills.  Willingness and ability to work flexibly and collaboratively, as well as the ability to work independently.  High level comprehension of statistical analysis.  Training or experience in conducting evaluation.  Excellent trouble-shooting, problem-solving and organizational skills.  Ability to maintain regular attendance, which includes completing as assigned day.

    Preferred Qualification:   Master's degree or higher in related area preferred.

    Salary: $66,037 and up, DOQ, plus flexible benefits package.
    Start Date: ASAP after closing.

    All Applicants must complete the Anoka-Hennepin Schools online application at
    Administrative Applicants must also attach a letter of application and a current resume describing qualifications for this position, along with a minimum of three letters of recommendation.

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