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  Description Student Information Specialist  Work: This work will be completed remotely and on-site at the Atlanta Public Schools CLL Building located at 130 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta GA 30303. The developer would need to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.   Purpose: The Atlanta Public School System is seeking the services of a Student Information Specialist to provide support to schools and internal departments for the overall collection and maintenance of data for the Student Information System in support of effective instructional practices, communication and operation efficiency of Student Information.   Summary: The Student Information Specialist will work within the SIS team under the general guidance of the Director of Student Information Systems + Applications.   This resource will be primarily responsible for the following tasks: Facilitate timely and accurate data collection for assigned schools for State and Federal reporting procedures; participates in local, state, and national SIS user groups and attends conferences and/or classes to stay current on products and developments of the SIS Serves as a liaison between the schools and the district office in regards to student information data collection through the creation and ongoing effective work of the school based SIS teams; school sites and departments across the district to verify SIS requirements and for protocols to be met; communicates regularly with schools via phone and email. Implements and maintains a SIS acceptable use policy for data entry at the school level; test and complements additional SIS components as required by the project manager. Completes the development and maintenance of necessary support and training materials for the schools district; responds to any training needs identified by the schools. Gathers feedback from school sites on the SIS to determine which components could be modified or added from the district to meet school data needs Supports deployment of SIS enhancements to schools (product upgrades, security changes, file definition and table changes). Assist in analysis of data, application and system hardware errors to determine root causes. Applies appropriate changes to resolve errors; Assist with efforts with other divisions/departments to integrate the SIS with other applications and initiatives; Assist with efforts with other division/departments to integrate the SIS with other applications and initiatives Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Information Systems + Applications. Scope of Work/Key Responsibilities: Work with customers to resolve data quality issues. Work with Program Manager to understand landscape of the APS environment. Create functional documentation for SIS + Application business processes Work with IT leadership to determine the priority of documentation. Work with internal team to post documents to an online repository (i.e. SharePoint). Consistently deliver high-quality services on schedule. Deliverables: Functional specifications for IT application processes Various ad-hoc reporting requests Ongoing data cleansing projects Other tasks as assigned by IT Leadership Contract Duration: Ongoing Skills and Qualifications: 3 or more years' work experience: Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent organizational skills and focus on attention to detail. Ability to work in an environment where multiple technology infrastructures are utilized. Familiarity with Infinite Campus or another Student Information System Must be authorized to work in the United States Personal Attributes: Creativity and strong attention to detail Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines, as necessary Excellent command of English language Advanced oral and written communication skills; strong proofreading skills Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers Positive, productive team player Desire to learn new skills and improve Education/Training: Bachelors or Associate degree. 3 to 5 years’ experience working with Student Information Systems in an educational, school-based environment. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Leadership: The Student Information Specialist will take day-to-day direction from the Director of Student Information Systems + Applications. He/she will be responsible for providing weekly updates on their status and meeting the deadlines imposed by the district.  Submissions: Candidate Resume/profile