Job Posting Description, Data & Grant Specialist (19-20 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Administration Building
Application Open: 06/17/2019, Filing Deadline: 07/12/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
336 Data & Grants Specialist

Education Required Level:            Bachelor’s Degree, minimum

Term:    52 weeks

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develops the district testing schedule with all assessments, K-12
  • Responsible for ordering, proper storage, distribution of all test administration, collection of all state and district test materials
  • Develops district procedures that ensure compliance with state requirements
  • Serves as the school district liaison with state and local officials regarding all testing procedures and standards
  • Provides technical assistance to school and central office administrators on test administration that includes, but is not limited to:
  • Working with each building administrator to ensure effective & efficient test measurements according to proper procedures, protocols, and requirements
  • Timely communication to school administrators and teachers on test administration
  • Resolving concerns or questions that take place during the testing window
  • Supports schools in submitting requests for rescore on state assessments
  • Provides necessary communication and information to students and parents regarding test preparation, administration, collection, and changes in testing format or procedures
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets state and local school district data
  • Organizes and prepares results of various tests into appropriate reports to support district and school initiatives
  • Works closely with the instructional staff to analyze data and develop plans to increase student achievement and improve instructional services
  • Provides training to instructional staff and school administrators that supports the use of assessment data in the instructional program
  • Develops appropriate assessment measures, methods, and materials for assessing student performance and achievement aligned to curriculum
  • Manages aspects of various grant programs as directed by the Curriculum Director including:
  • Writing, preparing documentation, monitoring and support for grant submission of federal, state, local, and private grants
  • Monitors grant compliance and submits appropriate reports on time
  • Monitors grant budgets
  • Supports schools in compliance with grant requirements and monitors as necessary

 Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an understanding of the business field
  • Ability and experience to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Grant writing
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Ability to lead collaboratively with others
  • Commitment to working in an economically and racially diverse community

 Salary and Benefits

 Benefits:                              No Benefits, Grant Funded

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.


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