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Management Analyst at STATE OF OHIO in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About Us:

The Ohio Department of Education is a diverse team of passionate, education-focused professionals dedicated to fulfilling the vision established in Each Child, Our Future, Ohio’s strategic plan for education. The vision is, “In Ohio, each child is challenged to discover and learn, prepared to pursue a fulfilling post-high school path and empowered to become a resilient, lifelong learner who contributes to society.” Ensuring this vision for each of Ohio’s 1.7 million students, in partnership with more than 240,000 educators across the state, is no small feat. Under the leadership of the superintendent of public instruction and governed by the State Board of Education, Department team members, in collaboration with a wide range of partners, are sharply focused on helping schools and districts continually improve to be the best they can be for each child. Equity and impact are core to every program, service and action. The Department’s work is well regarded both in Ohio and nationally for its innovative, leading-edge and forward-looking approach. When the Department succeeds, students succeed, communities succeed and Ohio succeeds.


Culture and Values:

Ohio Department of Education is mission driven, values a culture of feedback and places a premium on growth mindset among all its team members. Together the enterprise is building a continuous learning and improvement community.



The Ohio Department of Education, Office for Improvement and Innovation is seeking a data-driven, analytical and detail-oriented individual with experience in regulatory compliance and process improvement.

Major Responsibilities & Duties:

Researches and analyzes existing operations, systems and procedures related to school improvement efforts supported by the Office for Improvement and Innovation, including Community Schools and Intensive Supports districts, to determine the need for and feasibility of proposed programs, policies and legislation related to school improvement:

  • Gathers and organizes raw data through development of queries, formulas, functions, data transfer, dashboards, and macros in order to analyze and develop statistical reports to measure agency production, performance, and efficiency;

  • Examines, analyzes and monitors patterns, trends, spikes, and other changes in data and determines future support and/or needs;

  • Conducts quality control studies on operations, services or procedures;

  • Conducts audits of agency operations for compliance with various agency, state, and federal processes and regulations regarding program activities, claims processing, facilities, security, and general operations.


Prepares comprehensive written reports summarizing program data and recommendations to increase agency efficiency and effectiveness:

  • Utilizes software applications and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel, to create formulas, functions, data transfers, dashboards, and macros to generate reports;

  • Creates user guides for implementation of new/updated agency operations, systems and procedures.


Plans, organizes and implements systems to improve data collection and program implementation related to district and school monitoring of identified districts in the differentiated accountability system and evaluations used by regional providers:

  • Implements solutions to problems studied;

  • Assists in and develops new systems, policies and programs to increase agency efficiency and effectiveness;

  • Trains agency personnel and external stakeholders in completion of required data collection processes;

  • Trains and supports Center for Continuous Improvement and State Support Team personnel in the interpretation and analysis of data to inform school improvement efforts.


Connects to and builds relationships with school improvement stakeholders including:

  • State Support Teams;

  • Center for Continuous Improvement staff;

  • District partners, their leadership teams (e.g., superintendents, executive directors, etc.) and their program teams (e.g. staff who gather and submit school improvement data) as appropriate;

  • Rural Stakeholders (internal and external to the Department).


Performs other duties as assigned.


Completion of undergraduate core program in business or public administration or related field of study.

-Or 2 years training or 2 years experience in research & analysis & written documentation of findings.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment