If you thrive on using Excel and working with Data become an Instructional Data Analyst

Do you know research?  Do you like to code? Do you know how to use excel to do more than add numbers?


Position Summary

Are you ready to join a mission driven company focused on creating educational opportunities for public school students across the country?


Are you interested in playing a role in shaping the future of education using your proficiency in data analysis?


Are you self-motivated with a desire to grow in your career? If so, read on. 


Ed Inquiry is a virtual education research firm focused on transforming the educational experience of students and instructors across the country. We are a mission driven organization and seek others that share the goal of expanding access to a quality education for ALL students. 


We are seeking a skilled and motivated Instructional Data Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the data collected in public education, a depth of knowledge in analytical platforms, and a strong background in data analysis.The Data Analyst will play a crucial role in collecting, processing, and analyzing instructional data to support different processes in our programs operations.


If you would enjoy working in a mission driven environment; thrive in an inclusive national virtual community of educators focused on engaging and inspiring students then this may be the opportunity for you. We strongly encourage highly qualified applicants of color to apply.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Data Collection and Preparation:
    • Gather, clean, and organize large datasets from various sources, ensuring data accuracy and reliability.
    • Collaborate with internal teams to define data requirements and specifications for research projects.
  • Data Analysis:
    • Conduct statistical analysis using different analytical tools to derive meaningful insights and patterns from complex datasets.
    • Perform exploratory data analysis to identify trends, correlations, and anomalies relevant to education research.
  • Report Generation:
    • Generate clear and concise reports presenting findings, trends, and statistical summaries to support research publications and client deliverables.
    • Create visualizations and charts to effectively communicate complex data insights to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with project goals and objectives.
    • Participate in collaborative discussions to contribute analytical expertise to ongoing and upcoming research initiatives.
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Implement quality control processes to validate the accuracy and reliability of analytical results.
    • Review and validate data outputs to ensure consistency with research objectives.


Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Math, Ed Technology, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Preferred experience as an Instructional Data Analyst for a state educational agency, a district, or a school.
  • Proficiency in one or more analytical tools such as R, STATA, SAS, and Tableau.
  • Proficient at intermediate to expert level in Excel and Google Sheets.
  • Preferred knowledge in VBA coding.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated to move their workstreams forward.
  • Familiarity with education research methodologies is a plus.


If you are passionate about leveraging data to drive positive change in education and possess the required skills, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in our mission to shape the future of education.


Working Environment

This position is 100% virtual. This is a full time contract position. Our staff are located throughout the country and connect virtually daily. 


Ed Inquiry works with very diverse students and teams. We take pride in having staff that is representative of the families we serve, so we strongly encourage highly qualified applicants of color to apply. 


About Ed Inquiry


Ed Inquiry is a multicultural, education research company focused on the transformation of schools, especially those serving lower income communities. Our research-based, multicultural approach is supported by world class recognized innovators in education, analytics, technology, and business redesign. The foundation of our approach is research based, data driven and analytical. We analyze all streams of school and district data to uncover opportunities for student growth or identify challenges to academic attainment. Our approach aligns best practices found within education with techniques and methods successfully used in the private sector supported by modern communication strategies.


Ed Inquiry LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to providing a diverse and inclusive academic environment for its students, instructors, and staff.