About Communities In Schools:

At Communities In Schools, we are “all-in” for kids. It is our passion—it is our mission. At the National Office, we collaborate with local affiliate organizations, to provide resources and create communities of caring adults who work hand-in-hand with educators to make sure young people have the tools they need to stay in school and achieve in life. We are the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization, serving 1.5 million students in 2,400 sites across the country. We achieve this mission by hiring bright, creative, and innovative team members who have a passion for what we do.


About the Role:

Under the direction of the Director, Data Quality, the Data Administrator will provide ongoing training and technical support to the CIS network on the use of CISDM, the network-wide data management system.  Specifically, this position will have specific responsibility for the maintenance and support of separate instances of CISDM and will manage a small portfolio of licensed partners and affiliates with access to these instances.  The Data Administrator will also support the broader Data Quality team with data cleaning, analysis, and data presentation/visualization for multiple audiences. 


About You:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in computer science/information technology, statistics, or related field OR Undergraduate degree in relevant field with 2-3 years of experience
  • Experience with data system administration and management of large datasets a plus
  • Experience with quantitative data analysis software (Excel proficiency required; R a plus)
  • Experience with data migration and use of APIs
  • Familiarity with data tables and structures
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail, work independently and take initiative
  • Knowledge of the field of education, nonprofits, and data science a plus



This position will perform assigned duties in a professional office environment and will routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copies, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  There is the potential for eyestrain from reading detailed printouts and computer screen.  Work may include occasional pushing, pulling or carrying objects weighing up to 20 pounds such as files, documents, and computer printouts.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.  



 Minimum travel required


What we offer:

·       Work that makes a difference—the opportunity to contribute to an important mission.

·       A culture recognized by the Non-Profit Times as the #1 Non-Profit Best Place to Work in the United States.

·       Competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

·       Generous paid time off benefits.

·       Commuter subsidy benefits.


Communities In Schools is committed to a workforce that is representative of the varied communities we are privileged to serve. We provide a work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Communities In Schools prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories