Senior Associate, Student Information Systems

Redwood City, CA
Network Support – Strategy and Scalability /
Full-time /
At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential and it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

The Position 
The Senior Associate, Student Information Systems, will help ensure that Rocketship supports student information compliance at our schools in all regions. The Associate will design, implement, and improve student information services across multiple business functions outlined below.  This position reports to the Associate Director, Student Information Systems, and works cross-functionally with National and school-level teams within Rocketship. 


    • Support Student Information Managers in student information maintenance, including data quality checks, state reporting certification, attendance reporting, and troubleshooting.
    • Track and dashboard enrollment actuals for all schools and ensure accountability by communicating status to internal stakeholders.
    • Generate, review, and submit all non-revenue related reporting for all schools, including but not limited to Charter 20 Day Report, CBEDS, SARC Report, etc.
    • Content specialist on the following student information functional areas: Cumulative files, Truancy, Attendance process, Student Health Records and Immunizations which includes process improvement, training of school staff, tracking on status, and internal audits.
    • Serve as a helpdesk for school-based staff on all areas of functional ownership
    • Support Finance team and broader Network support team with Student information related request promptly and create process for easy dissemination of critical information.
    • Management, updating and ongoing improvement of school website pages.
    • Build relationships with Authorizer and District staff around student information topics and ensure there is strong communication among all parties.
    • Support on special projects as needed.


    • B.A. or B.S. Degree in relevant field: Business, Finance/Accounting, IT/IS
    • 1 years professional experience in School Operations preferred but not required 
    • Experience in planning and executing business services projects
    • Ability to build trust, relationships, and credibility quickly with people in various roles at all levels of the organization, especially at school sites
    • Ability to independently and effectively manage time in an environment with multiple work streams and competing priorities
    • Track record for delivering results through successful service design and implementation, ideally in a client-facing, change management, or consulting role
    • Deep commitment to Rocketship’s mission to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime
    • Deep commitment to RSED employees and enhancing workplace culture and values
    • Team player with extraordinary communication skills
Work Location
Redwood City, CA preferred. The role requires your own independent transportation to and around the Bay Area Regional offices and schools. Candidates in other Rocketship regions will be considered. 
Periodic travel outside of California will be required, but is estimated to be less than 10% of the Senior Associate’s time.

The salary for this position starts at $71,000.

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 position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and wellness benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.

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