Job Details

Position: Information Specialist (Ref: 9516)
Location: Atlanta, GA 30303 USA
Duration: 8 Months 17 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Deadline: 10/20/2021
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

We are seeking an Information Specialist to provide support for the overall collection and maintenance of data for the Information System in support of effective instructional practices, communication, and operation efficiency of the Information. The Information Specialist will work within the team under the general guidance of the Director.

This resource will be primarily responsible for the following tasks:
• Facilitate timely and accurate data collection for State and Federal reporting procedures; participates in local, state, and national user groups and attends conferences and/or classes to stay current on products and developments.
• Serves as a liaison regarding information data collection through the creation and ongoing effective work of the teams; sites and departments across the district to verify requirements and for protocols to be met; communicates regularly via phone and email.
• Implements and maintains an acceptable use policy for data entry; test and complements additional components as required by the project manager.
• Completes the development and maintenance of necessary support and training materials; responds to any training needs identified.
• Gathers feedback from sites to determine which components could be modified or added from the district to meet data needs
• Supports deployment of enhancements (product upgrades, security changes, file definition and table changes).
• Assist in analysis of data, application, and system hardware errors to determine root causes.
• Applies appropriate changes to resolve errors
• Assist with efforts with other divisions/departments to integrate with other applications and initiatives
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
• Work with customers to resolve data quality issues.
• Work with Program Manager to understand landscape of the environment.
• Create functional documentation for business processes
• Work with IT leadership to determine the priority of documentation.
• Work with internal team to post documents to an online repository (i.e. SharePoint).
• Consistently deliver high-quality services on schedule.
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent organizational skills and focus on attention to detail.
• Ability to work in an environment where multiple technology infrastructures are utilized.
• Familiarity with Infinite Campus or another Student Information System
• Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Deliverables:
• Functional specifications for IT application processes
• Various ad-hoc reporting requests
• Ongoing data cleansing projects
• Other tasks as assigned by IT Leadership

Personal Attributes:
• Creativity and strong attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines, as necessary
• Excellent command of English language
• Advanced oral and written communication skills; strong proofreading skills
• Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers
• Positive, productive team player
• Desire to learn new skills and improve

Education/Training:
• Bachelors or Associate degree. 3 to 5 years’ experience working with Student Information Systems in an educational, school-based environment. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Work:
• This work will be completed remotely and on-site.
• The developer would need to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Required / Desired Skills

  • 3 or more years' work experience (Required 3 Years)
  • Multitasking-Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent organizational skills and focus on attention to detail. (Required 3 Years)
  • Student Information System- Familiarity with Infinite Campus or another Student Information System (Required 3 Years)

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