Data Analyst




$52,034 to $60,663

/ Yearly


Apr 2, 2024

Partners for Rural Impact’s (PRI) ultimate goal is for an America where all kids are successful, regardless of zip code, income, background, or ability. At PRI, our focus is on ensuring that all children in rural places achieve success. Partners for Rural Impact was born out of our place-based partnership in Appalachia, where we’ve worked for 25 years to create student opportunity and success. 

Position Summary 

The Data Analyst is a key full-time position within the Innovation and Excellence team of Partners for Rural Impact reporting to the Director of Data & Evaluation. Working with partners, such as, PRI program leadership teams, the data analyst will provide technical expertise to ensure the quality and accuracy of data; analyze using statistical techniques; design and present it in ways to assist partners to achieve continuous improvement; and guide future planning. The data analyst will continuously identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. They will work closely with stakeholders to ensure that data, reporting and analysis needs are anticipated and met, including longitudinal studies, forecasting, setting baselines, gap analysis and cost benefit analysis. Training PRI staff in basic data literacy topics, and operational data management workflow processes, to ensure data competency and data integrity are also expected.  The position leads and operates with the goal that All Rural Students Succeed.       

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Provide data support and analysis for continuous improvement and reporting to an assigned portfolio of programs  
  • Use data analysis to generate quantitative/qualitative reports, using visualization tools such as Tableau 
  • Assist in interpretation and dissemination of data to inform development, delivery and continuous improvement of grant services 
  • Continuously review data to identify, analyze and assist in the interpretation of trends or patterns 
  • Ensure integrity of data by verifying data quality and accuracy 
  • Conduct gap analysis using principles of Results Based Accountability 
  • Maintain updated need-based data for current team programs and programmatic ad hoc requests 
  • Anticipate data needs of programs and ensure that needs are adequately met 
  • Conduct ongoing data, data source, and evaluation process audits 
  • Adhere to FERPA regulations, ensuring confidentiality and privacy of sensitive data 
  • Provide literacy and database operations training to staff 
  • Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist and support in the attainment of our mission, All Rural Students Succeed

Position Location & Schedule 

The position will be considered for Remote work with local, state, and sometimes national travel required. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with in-office and/or remote work a possibility.  

Minimum Qualifications 

Education required to ensure success in this position: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science or Analytics, Data Visualization, or Social Sciences or related field 

 Experience required to ensure success in this position: 

  • Three years’ experience working with data analysis, aggregation, visualization, dissemination and reporting 

Special skills, knowledge and abilities: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills regarding technology and statistical analysis 
  • Knowledge of database operations and management 
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office 
  • Familiarity with data visualization software 
  • Clear written and oral communication skills 

Additional Company Information  

PRI offers a wide array of benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, and health needs of you and your family. 

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage. 
  • Flexible spending accounts, plus an employee assistance program. 
  • Life and long-term disability insurance and retirement plan. 
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and annual holidays, in addition to paid parental leave. 
  • Tuition assistance and professional development for employees. 

Partners for Rural Impact is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.  

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