Position Description Position Summary:
The Minnesota Auditing Reporting Student System (MARSS)/Data and Assessment Manager position is supports data management throughout the district. This position will accurately collect, evaluate, and report student data, which includes but is not limited to: MARSS and District Assessment management, which includes support for the administration of the district testing program.
Essential Functions:Directs building staff in on the MARSS student system to the Minnesota Department of Education
Maintains student records in Campus, including State ID’s
Maintain system for tracking and reporting in and out-of-district non-resident enrollment
Compiles information needed for Federal Civil Rights Data Collection as requested
Maintains data integrity, configures, and generates reports in student and census tracking software
Completes annual data reports such as SSDC (RAELs, Immigrant, Migrant)
Coordinates the collection, release and reporting of student and census data within data practices laws and district policies.
Track and maintain testing training information.
Order and organize test materials.
Participate in trainings to ensure district is compliant with MDE and Vendor assessment requirements.
Assist with Data Disaggregation work (D2 pilot for enrollment)
Ensure that state requirements are met for data and assessment (testing calendars up to date, ensures compliance for the completion of staff test training)
Ensure vendor testing contracts are in place (ACT, AP)
Prepare materials for testing that occurs in school buildings
Arranges and ensures that accommodations are correctly listed in TestWes
Distributes testing materials to buildings
Inventory testing materials upon arrival at district, and between buildings
Orders tests in a timely manner
Completes pre and post-test editing
Supports sites for test administration
Verifies that schools are in compliance with all testing requirements 6.6.21
Prepare student data in assessment database: coordinate with appropriate personnel, confirm student eligibility, and enter approved accommodations.
Prepare for assessments (order testing materials, run log-in forms, confirm groupings, assign and distribute materials, etc).
Enter student answers for scripted paper/pencil assessments.
Distribute assessment results to all pertinent stakeholders.
Pull data as requested including sorting, ad hoc reports, color coding, charting, etc…
Order, distribute, and collect ACCESS tests from buildings.
Enter ELL data (LEP, FLEP, ACCESS, WAPT).
Complete data entry in the MARSS system for tracking EL students.
SLIFE, RAELS, Immigrant, Migrant Reports
Import, modify, and extract data from other data platforms (Ellevation, Viewpoint)
Other duties as assigned
A minimum of educational experience beyond High School or 2 years of experience related to an office setting. Demonstrate excellence in working in an office setting with core responsibilities in the data entry/reporting of data. A team centered person that is approachable, self-motivated and committed to quality work and support of the department.
BS degree in business, education, related field or a minimum of four years working in an office setting with core responsibilities in the data area. Previous experience with school district reporting (Infinite Campus, Data Warehouses and Other Business software).
Specific training/skills:Ability to build collaborative and confidential relationships with teachers, administration, and support staff
Demonstrated expertise in working with software programs including Word, Excel, Google Docs, and ability to learn school software programs
Ability to utilize innovative teaching methodologies
Experience related to adult learning (coaching, professional development, mentoring, teaching)
Demonstrated ability to analyze data and
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Evidence of excellent oral, written and technology and communication skills
Ability to organize and work independently in a fast paced environment
Good attendance is an essential function of this position
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the Worthington School District to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
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