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  • STUDENT INFORMATION SPECIALIST JobID: 587
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  • Position Type:
      Tech/Student Information Specialist

  • Date Posted:
      9/17/2020

  • Location:
      Curriculum Department

  • Closing Date:
      10/01/2020

  •   Student Information Specialist
    • Curriculum
    • $4,498 - $6,534 monthly (depending on experience)
    • 12 months, Monday – Friday, 8 hours/day, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                
    Required documents to be submitted by closing date:          
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • One (1) signed letter of reference within the last year
     
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
                                                             
     
     
     
    The provisions of this Notice of Vacancy do not constitute a contract expressed or implied and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.
     
    The Board of Education prohibits discrimination of job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender and actual or perceived sexual orientation.
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    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
     
    LUCIA MAR UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT                                                                            CLASSIFIED
    HUMAN RESOURCES                                                                                                      JOB DESCRIPTION
     
     
    REVISED DATE:        May 6, 2020
    TITLE:                        STUDENT INFORMATION SPECIALIST
    SALARY RANGE:      38-40
     
     
    DESCRIPTION:
    Work under general supervision to provide administration, operation, and systems management of the district’s student information system. Work cooperatively with curriculum and the schools to integrate, configure, and roster technology-based curriculum. Accurately prepare, audit, and file government reports. Train staff at the schools, curriculum, and the business office in the proper use of the student information system.
     
    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Graduation from accredited two (2) year college/university with a computer science or information technology degree and at least two (2) years of job-related experience, or Industry/Military IT certifications combined with at least four (4) years of job-related experience.
    2. At least two (2) years of experience working with databases, student information systems, or other relational data or information system.
    3. At least two (2) years of experience working with student information systems such as Aeries, PowerSchool, Illuminate, or other similar database application.
    4. At least two (2) years of experience writing and running database queries, preferably Aeries queries on the Aeries student information system or SQL queries on Microsoft SQL Server.
    5. At least four (4) years of experience analyzing data in Excel and Google sheet.
    6. At least two (2) years of experience with Google Suite for Education including using Sheets and Forms for data processing and collection.
    7. At least four (4) years of experience with Microsoft Office, including using Excel for data analysis, PowerPoint for presentation, and Word for written reports.
    8. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a team member in an office environment and maintain courteous relationships with colleagues throughout the district.
    9. Ability to train others in the use of the district’s student information system, including training non-technical and secretarial staff.
    10. Ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure and with frequent interruptions.
    11. Ability to understand and accurately carry out oral and written instructions.
    12. Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and courteously using email, phone, and other communication media.
    13. Experience with modern operating systems and platforms, including Google Suite for Education and Microsoft Windows.
    14. Valid California driver license.
     
    DESIRABLE:
    1. Graduation from accredited four (4) year college/university with a degree related to computer science or information technology, an AA degree related to computer science or information technology with at least four (4) years of job related experience, or Industry/Military IT certifications combined with at least six (6) years of job related experience.
    2. At least four (4) years of experience working with databases, student information systems, or equivalent relational database system.
    3. One or more Google Certifications.
    4. Experience programming in one or more of the following languages: PowerShell, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for Excel, macros/VBA for Microsoft Office, HTML, JavaScript, and modern web languages.
    5. At least two (2) years of experience with Microsoft SQL management studio or equivalent database management system.
    6. Experience accurately preparing, auditing, and filing reports, including government reports as CALPADS
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Manage and operate the district’s student information system, including patching, updating, troubleshooting, debugging, backing up, and general maintenance.
    2. Prepare analytical and assessment reports of student and staff data to site staff, curriculum, and the district office.
    3. Oversee, audit, prepare, and file state and federal reports such as CALPADS and for the Office of Civil Rights.
    4. Work collaboratively with Curriculum and the schools to integrate, roster, and configure applications. Assist in importing and exporting data as required. 
    5. Work collaboratively with the Information Systems Specialists to integrate and configure integrations between the student information system and core IT infrastructure, such as integrations with Active Directory and Google Suite for Education.
    6. Work collaboratively with the schools and the business office to ensure accurate attendance accounting.
    7. Work collaboratively with Human Resource to ensure accurate staff data in the student information system.
    8. Work collaboratively with all departments to help guide implementations of new modules and new technologies affecting the student information system.
    9. Manage the annual cycle of the student information system.
    10. Assist Help Desk answering support questions related to the student information system such as resetting passwords, creating accounts, and similar administrative activities.
    11. Advise supervisor on upcoming regulatory changes, changes in government filings, or other external factors that affect the operation or procedures for the student information system.
    12. Create and deliver training to district and school site staff. Write manuals and tutorials.
    13. Perform other duties as required as reasonably related to classification. 
    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

           A:  Employee in this position must have the ability to:
    1. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
    2. Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of time.
    3. Ability to see and read fine print and work with small objects with or without vision aids.
    4. Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels with or without aids.
    5. Ability to communicate so others will clearly understand normal conversation.
    6. Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 10 pounds on a regular basis and up to 25 pounds occasionally.
    7. Ability to reach in all directions.
    8. Physical dexterity in limbs and digits to operate computers.       
     
           B: Employee in this position must have the ability to:
    1. Ability to concentrate on a single task for up to two (2) hours at a time.
    2. Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a variety of technology, instructions, and task methods.
    3. Ability to meet deadlines in terms of work assignment schedules.
     
            C:  Employee in this position must have the ability to:
    1. Interact daily in person with other members of the site and school staff and possess comfortable interpersonal skills and cooperative attitudes.
    2. Because of the time urgent nature of duties and because work product of position is interdependent with that of other staff, consistent attendance is required.
    3. Convey an understanding, patient attitude toward other students, parents, staff and members of community.
    4. Maintain the privacy of confidential information including pupil data, staff data, or any other data accessible through the IT systems.
     
    NOTE: This list of essential functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.
     
    • Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum/Instruction, or Designee.
     
    Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter:  This position is designated as a Mandated Reporter.  The Student Information Specialist shall report in accordance with California state regulations who observe, have actual knowledge, or reasonably suspect child or elder/dependent abuse or neglect to appropriate agencies.
     
    CANDIDATE SELECTION:  The candidate selected for this position will be required to present prior to the first
    date of employment:  1) a social security card; 2) proof of tuberculin test; 3) pass state and federal fingerprint
    clearances; and 4) complete all pre-employment training including but not limited to Child Abuse Reporting and
    Sexual Harassment/Abusive Conduct.
     
    The Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education prohibits discrimination of job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, mental condition, veteran status, gender, and the actual or perceived sexual orientation.
     
    ALL MATERIALS ARCHIVED FOR THIS POSITION ARE THE PROPERTY OF THE LUCIA MAR UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND MAY BE REVIEWED BY BUT CANNOT BE RETURNED TO THE APPLICANT.
     
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
     
     
     
     








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