Texas Education Agency (learn more)

Austin, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3442674
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: May 3, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

MISSION: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will improve outcomes for all public-school students in the state by providing leadership, guidance, and support to school systems.

POSITION OVERVIEW: This highly skilled professional drives the future of educator effectiveness in Texas through conducting detailed analyses of data and monitoring and implementing data quality procedures. This analyst updates reports, dashboards, and other data products, and revises, runs, and troubleshoots existing SAS programs. In this role, the person compiles and queries data to perform quality control procedures and visualization development. This analyst prepares concise, comprehensive technical reports to present and interpret data, identify alternatives, and make and justify recommendations on data revisions. The person in this role assists in defining, developing, and implementing data standards, and assists in developing data quality measures, analyzing data quality results, and implementing necessary changes to ensure data quality improvement. The analyst works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Please note that a resume and tailored cover letter are required attachments for applying to this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Additionally, please be sure to respond to the short answer prompts found in the supplemental questions. These responses should be added in a separate Word or PDF document in the attachments section of the application.

Applicants who are strongly being considered for employment must submit to a national criminal history background check.


Perform necessary updates and maintenance to existing and emerging dashboards, reports, and other data products developed in PowerBI and SAS.
Complete comprehensive quality assurance procedures for dashboards, reports, and other data products generated by the division of Educator Data and Preparation Program Management.
Query and compile data to respond to ad hoc requests from the public and policymakers.
Establish and maintain data governance procedures for data related to Educator Preparation Programs.
Design, develop, update, and test data products to support the Educator Leadership and Quality department, including the Educator Certification and Educator Data and Preparation Program Management divisions.



Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in data analysis, research, compilation, and/or reporting work. Experience working with large data sets and educational systems are preferred.


Knowledge of statistical procedures used in the analysis of data sets
Skill with software & programming languages used for statistical analysis and database interaction, including SAS, SQL, and other applicable programming and statistical languages and packages
Experience in developing engaging visualizations of data using PowerBI
Experience with record keeping, including security procedures for handling, protecting and distribution of confidential data
Ability to write and revise standards and procedures
Create and maintain organized and accessible files and documentation
Experience with designing, generating, and updating high-quality reports suitable for a range of audiences based on user requirements
Ability to revise and troubleshoot computer systems and processes
Experience with analyzing systems and procedures to identify areas for improvement
Effective written and oral communication
Ability to interpret standards, rules, and requirements in technical documentation
Experience with Texas education data preferred
A desire to self-reflect, give & receive feedback, and continuously improve
Capable of engaging in a collaborative, results-oriented team environment?
As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or veteran status, unless an applicant is entitled to the veteran’s preference.

Additional Military Crosswalk (occupational specialty code) information can be accessed here.

This position requires the applicant to meet Agency standards and criteria which may include passing a pre-employment criminal background check, prior to being offered employment by the Agency.

No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not accept telephone calls and cannot reply to all email inquiries. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $51,613 to $68,046 Per Year
  • Job Category: State-level Positions > Analyst
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Texas Education Agency is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Emily Douno
    • 1701 N. Congress Avenue
    • Austin, Texas 78701

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