Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Jacksonville, FL

Description

Company Description

KIPP
KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a non-profit network of 255 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. You can learn more at www.kipp.org.

KIPP PUBLIC SCHOOLS JACKSONVILLE
KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville is part of the KIPP national network. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepares students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose – college, career, and beyond – so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.

High quality teaching in our classrooms is not only about getting great academic results; it must also be about encouraging and equipping our students to use their voices to call out injustice and to build a more just world. We are more committed than ever to making sure ALL decisions that affect students at KIPP Jacksonville are filtered through a lens of equity and racial justice.

In the 2021-22 school year, the KIPP Jacksonville region will be comprised of four schools educating 2,000 students, kindergarten through ninth grade, in the North and Westsides of Jacksonville, Florida:

  • KIPP Impact Academy: 5th – 8th grade
  • KIPP VOICE Academy: Kindergarten – 6th grade
  • KIPP Bessie Coleman Academy: Kindergarten – 7th grade
  • New KIPP High School (coming 2021-22): 9th grade

To support these schools, we will employ approximately 200 full-time staff members. We seek educators and colleagues that represent our core values of high expectations, growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. To learn more about what it is like to work and teach at KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville, please visit www.kippjax.org/teach. To see all openings, visit our Regional Job Board.

Job Description

START DATE: May 2021

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Student Information Systems Manager (SISM) is responsible for managing all input/output student information data for a given school. This means the SISM is responsible for registering/withdrawing students from our database, maintaining accurate student records in the system, and coordinating information with various stakeholders across the region to meet important enrollment, attendance, and achievement goals. The SISM is a critical member of the school-based operations team. This position will participate in operations meetings, collaborate with their peers across the region, and help support the front office as needed.

Success in this role is measured by (1) ensuring 100% of students are scheduled correctly in our student database to meet enrollment targets, (2) supporting attendance and grade functionality to meet goals, and (3) keeping ‘clean’ student records.

The SISM is part of the school-based operations team and is a year-round employee. Typical hours for school-based leaders are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and there may be occasional meetings, special school events, or commitments that fall outside of these hours. Hours may vary from role to role. For the 2020-21 school year, student hours are typically 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Hours for teachers and students vary slightly by school. Every Wednesday is a student early release day (1:30 p.m.), which allows teachers and/or staff to participate in weekly professional development.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Create and maintain student schedules in the database, including creating bell schedules, student schedules, class/teacher schedules and homeroom assignments, teacher profiles, etc.

  • Responsible for collecting, recording, maintaining and reporting of online student records within guidelines (including but not limited to: grades, updating IEP dates, registration data, transcripts, athletic eligibility and data associated with audits)

  • Maintain accurate permanent student records and test scores; Provide information to the school or region, as requested

  • Prepare a variety of reports as it relates to class size, certification, student demographics, student performance, or attendance 

  • Participate in district-led trainings to stay updated on software or systems changes

  • Collaborate with various school-based stakeholders to ensure all information is updated in the database in a timely manner. 

  • Own the upkeep and maintenance of the student cumulative folder room by maintaining organizational structure of records, efficient transport of student records, and updating student records as needed

  • Support the Front Office team as needed for events, parent questions, and school inquiries

  • Other duties as assigned 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Our compensation is very competitive and is commensurate with experience.

  • Free individual health benefits (including medical, dental, and vision)***
  • Free individual short-term and long-term disability insurance***
  • 403(b) retirement program with a company match***
  • To support growth, all staff members receive individualized professional development.

    ***This offering is subject to change for the 2021-22 school year. Terms would be outlined in an offer letter, if issued
Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • Associate's Degree
  • Excellent computer skills with database familiarity
  • Exceptional organization skills with a knack for details
  • Ability to multi-task with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of customer service to all stakeholders, both internal and external
  • KIPP Jacksonville Schools believes that our staff will represent our core values—high expectations, a growth mindset, commitment to team, trust, joy, and sustainability. We search for established educators who embody them.
  • High level of comfort with sitting at the front desk using office equipment, computers, entering data, answering phones, and greeting visitors for an extended period of time if needed. 

HIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience with as a registrar in a school system and/or experience in a school front office with student records
  • Experience using Focus (SIS system in Duval County Public Schools)
  • Bachelor's degree


Additional Information

APPLY
Please complete an application and upload a resume via our job board. No applicants will be considered that submit resumes through other job postings. 

  • Internal candidate: if you are currently a member of the KIPP Jacksonville team and family, please (1) inform your direct manager that you are applying to the position and (2) complete the full application online.

 

QUESTIONS
If you have questions about positions at KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville, please email Lauren at lchauncey@kippjax.org. Please understand that resumes and/or cover letters are not accepted via email and you will be redirected to apply via the website.

KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our schools. KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.