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Data Analyst

AVID Center
April 28, 2021
9797 Aero Drive Ste. 100, San Diego, CA
Job Type


FLSA Status:                    Non-Exempt

Report to:                        Director, Student and Teacher Outcomes

Location:                          San Diego

Supervises:                       No

Date Prepared:               August 2018  

AVID Center prides itself on the diversity of our workplace and are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance this diversity and, ultimately, the effectiveness of our organization.

Position Description: Under the direction of the Director, Student and Teacher Outcomes, the Data Analyst is responsible for interpreting data and analyzing results using statistical techniques.  This position will use analysis and collection techniques to turn data into information and will provide insight to guide business decisions.

Essential Duties:

  • Assess data quality and resolve issues of data accuracy
  • Assist in the development and implementation of data collection systems and other strategies that optimize efficiency, quality, and accuracy
  • Summarize and analyze data collected from established internal/external processes, procedures, and repositories
  • Assist in the creation of internal/external data processes, procedures, and repositories
  • Conduct technical reviews and summaries of external data sources and research reports
  • Create innovative reports, displays, and summaries of numerical and textual (quantitative/qualitative) data and/or analytical findings
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate, “clean,” and correct problems with data
  • Support internal/external clients with data requests
  • Organize and schedule the timely collection, analysis, and reporting of data to internal/external clients
  • Generate reports from single or multiple systems
  • Manage master data, including creation, updates, and deletion
  • Train end users on new reports and dashboards
  • Work with team and management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process-improvement opportunities
  • Travel, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

The Data Analyst must provide evidence of or demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to analyze existing tools and databases and provide solution recommendations
  • High-level experience in methodologies and processes for managing large-scale databases
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages, databases, and programming
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing data sets
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept with queries, writing reports, and presenting findings

Experience and Education*:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, or related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with education data or in the field of education research

*Allowable Substitutions: Any combination of experience and training that provides the incumbent/applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work, as determined by AVID Center. Qualifying work experience, as identified by the Senior Director of Human Resources may substitute for the education requirement.

Physical Demands:

In performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for up to 50% of the time
  • Constantly operate a computer and other office machines
  • Frequently communicate and exchange accurate information
  • Move about the office environment
  • Occasionally move objects up to 10 lbs.
  • Detect and discern objects near and far

Work Environment:

  • Typical office conditions; low to moderate noise
  • Typical travel conditions
  • Demanding timelines
  • Subject to frequent interruptions and extensive contact with others


  • Extended viewing of computer monitor
  • Working around and with office equipment having moving parts

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

AVID Center is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles) color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and gender expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws. 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the AVID Center will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

AVID Center complies with federal and state disability laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, and will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. AVID Center encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with Human Resources.

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