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Data & Technology Associate - Memphis Teacher Talent Initiative

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2597 Avery Avenue, Room 148b
Memphis, TN
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Data & Technology Associate – Memphis Teacher Talent Initiative
Memphis, TN

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TNTP seeks a full-time Data & Technology Associate for the Memphis Teacher Talent Initiative (MTTI). This position is available immediately and will be based at the Shelby County Schools Board of Education.

Who We Are
TNTP is a national non-profit that has reimagined teaching. We believe great teaching is transformative and that teachers, more than any other factor in education, have the greatest impact on whether or not a student will succeed in school. We were founded by teachers and they are at the center of everything we do. Our mission is to end educational inequality by providing excellent teachers to students who need them most and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching happens in every classroom.

The Memphis Teacher Talent Initiative works with Shelby County Schools to supply high-quality teachers, support effective matches between candidates and schools, strengthen hiring practices, and ensure that all of the district’s principals can choose the best teachers for their classrooms from the strongest possible pool of candidates.

Who We Want
TNTP pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in public education every day, and we seek candidates who share our vision of ending educational inequality. Our employees are bright, dynamic, and dedicated to overcoming incredible challenges in order to achieve remarkable results. More than a job, working at TNTP is a commitment. Every job is essential, and every employee’s contributions and ideas are integral to our success.

The Data and Technology Associate will support the MTTI team by designing and maintaining data management systems, compiling key data to generate reports towards contract goals and inform strategy that will build a high-quality, qualified candidate pool to fill teacher vacancies. The Data and Technology Associate will also maintain a system of tracking internal technology ticket requests to ensure prompt, solution-oriented responses and regularly perform audits to maintain exceptional data integrity practices. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to have a profound impact on how teachers are hired in schools in Memphis/Shelby County.

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual who excels at data analysis and reporting, can improve upon our existing technology platforms, and has a deep understanding that every detail connects to our larger mission of providing great teachers for the kids of Memphis/Shelby County.

What We Offer
TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and the free exchange of feedback, a comprehensive benefits plan effective on the first day of employment – including low cost medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, a 403(b) plan with employer match, potential opportunities for performance based bonuses – as well as the opportunity to influence the direction of a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of our nation’s children.

We seek detail-oriented, independent and self-motivated candidates who thrive in a dynamic environment, believe deeply in TNTP's mission and display a proven record of achievement in challenging situations. Successful candidates will also demonstrate:

· Exceptionally strong skillset with Microsoft Excel
· Extraordinary attention to detail
· High comfort level with database platforms (Zoho Creator, SQL, Access, Tableau preferred)
· Comfortable with ambiguity and able develop new solutions and system improvements even in vague situations
· Experience building complex reports or queries
· Ability to aggregate and effectively analyze large volumes of data
· A commitment to producing consistently high quality, detailed work
· The ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
· The ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment
· The ability to work well independently and with others
· The ability to work effectively with others at all levels of an organization and consistently display a high level of professionalism in all interactions
· The ability to identify challenges and work to find solutions

The position is a 40-hour/week position and requires additional hours during the busy season (May-August). This role also offers the successful candidate the opportunity to have a profound impact on how teachers are recruited, selected and prepared to teach in high needs schools in Shelby County Schools.

The annual salary for this full-time position is $40,000 or commensurate with experience in a similar position, with the potential to earn up to $5,000 in overtime and the potential for a performance based bonus. TNTP may also offer a relocation stipend to help defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

To Apply
Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter online.

We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to the Human Capital department. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. TNTP is committed to fostering and capitalizing on the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position.

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