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Director of Research, Data, Assessment & Eval

Home Careers Director of Research, Data, Assessment & Eval
Submitted: April 16
Closing: none


Julie Vang
Operations Manager

Phone: 763-450-1388

Fax: 763-401-1200


Location Prairie Seeds Academy
6200 West Broadway Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Categories Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

Job Description

The Director of Research, Data, Assessment, and Evaluation & Math Support is responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and reporting the results of district-wide assessment programs and other evaluative measures used by the district. He/she is responsible for organizing and coordinating the administration of district-wide assessments. In addition, the director conducts ongoing, comprehensive needs assessment of the district’s students and staff and identifies & recommends modifications to administration. Furthermore, the director is also accountable for coordinating the planning, research, and evaluation efforts related to assessment and accountability within the school district. The job entails overseeing assessment activities and conducting evaluations, making recommendations based on the findings, and ensuring that the assessment programs are operating effectively and measuring the intended outcomes. This position is crucial for the efficient functioning and continuous improvement of the school district's assessment processes and contributes significantly to the overall development and success of the district's educational programs for maximum impact of student performances. The position also requires providing K-12 math instructional support.

Essential Functions

-Create and submit district, state, and federal reports (Exhibit G, Aerie, MCCC, CRDC, 21CCLC, ADSIS, etc.)
-Coordinate, support, analyze, and provide reporting for standardized testing (FAST, NWEA, MCA, ACCESS, etc.)
-Coordinate, support, analyze, and provide reporting for local and common assessments (unit & benchmark)
-Coaching & support secondary math instruction
-Design, build, implement, and evaluate data and assessment systems and processes to promote positive student growth and achievement
-Conduct research and evaluations via surveys, focus groups, interviews, etc.
-Collect, analyze, and provide reporting on various data (academic & non-academic)
-Import/Extract all standardized assessment data onto IC
-Conduct training and professional development on how to effectively use data
-Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


-Hold a valid MN 5-12 math teaching license
-Have 5+ years of teaching experience in secondary mathematics
-Have 3+ years of coaching and mentoring secondary mathematics
-Strong Excel & Google Sheets skills - aggregate large amounts of data, create pivot tables, use advanced formulas, and clean large amounts of data
-Create best-practice reports based on data mining, analysis, and visualization
-Have specialized training in data mining, evaluation, and visualization
-Have advanced experience with Infinite Campus - Ad hoc reporting, file uploading, report creating, importing and exporting assessment data, MCCC, CRDC, etc.
-Have knowledge of best practices, instructional strategies, classroom management, and behavior management
-Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, students, and families
-Demonstrate respect for children, colleagues, parents, and school leadership
-Can establish rapport and trusting relationships with people from diverse identities and cultural backgrounds.
-Has the ability to build deep understanding of data and implement strategies for classroom data integration
-Serve as a role model for promoting effective instruction and professionalism
-Having knowledge of Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports (PBIS) and Responsive -Classroom is a plus
-Having extensive knowledge of the MN Mathematics Benchmarks
-Believe in and support the vision and mission of PSA

Institution Description

We are a K-12 public charter in Brooklyn Park serving nearly 850 students in Minneapolis and the smaller surrounding suburbs. Founded in 2004, PSA has grown and prospered to give thousands of students an outstanding education, and more importantly, to help students gain the knowledge and skills to become, in the words of PSA’s mission, “inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.” Our community prides itself on providing a welcoming, safe, and caring atmosphere where staff and students have a strong sense of belonging, feel engaged in our shared work around academic, cultural and social emotional learning, and where everyone can continue to learn and grow in a healthy school environment.

Application Instructions/Comments

To apply, email the following to Crystal Vang at and Julie Vang at
1. Letter of interest
2. Updated Resume
3. Copy of MN Teaching License (if applicable)

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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