** Minimum salary is listed. Actual salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.**
The School Performance Review Analyst performs high level research and analysis of Texas public school districts and using a variety of quantitative and qualitative data. Analysts conduct management and performance reviews of school districts throughout the state. These reviews require analysts to collect, analyze, and interpret data from school districts and public and private sector organizations. Analysts summarize this information into concise unbiased reports that assess the effectiveness and efficiency of school district operations. Some travel is required and varies by project.
The position reports to the School Performance Review Manager and works under minimal direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
- Develop and complete reviews of the effectiveness and efficiency of school districts, including educational, financial, and operational functional areas.
- Perform advanced analysis, management and performance assessment, and program evaluation.
- Conduct interviews with school district staff.
- Request data and information from various entities, independently analyze and interpret data, develop recommendations for school district action, and concisely report the results in an appropriate format.
- Apply knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to public education and school districts.
- Provide information with discretion and sensitivity, and present reports to school administrators and various legislative and public entities.
- Develop and maintain productive working relationships while exchanging information with school district staff, state agencies; legislature staff, and other professional entities.
- Contribute to agency projects and perform related work as assigned.
- Willing and able to travel up to 15%
Essential Attributes and Skills
- Communicate professionally verbally and in writing (including presentations in formal and informal settings)
- Think critically and use initiative and good judgment
- Create timely, relevant, accurate, and polished work products
- Use business tools successfully (i.e. Word, Excel, Tableau, PowerPoint, Google Chrome, email, customized applications, desktop pc, and laptop/tablet)
- Analyze, synthesize, and summarize quantitative and qualitative information
- Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations supported with evidence
- Maintain confidential and sensitive information and follow agency protocols
- Work at a computer and desk for extended periods of time
Attributes Required of Every LBB Employee
- Embrace agency mission/core values and follow policies, procedures, and processes.
- Work effectively with LBB management and staff, as well as all external customers.
- Coordinate, collaborate and employ good interpersonal skills; demonstrate positive outlook.
- Balance concurrent projects, work under pressure, and adapt to changing priorities/deadlines.
- Act with motivation, organization, and attention to details; complete tasks with an appropriate level of independence.
- Be punctual and have regular attendance.
- Work overtime on nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary to meet agency deadlines.
Education and Experience
- Graduation with a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
- Earned graduate degree is preferred.
- Course-work or degree in education, public policy or administration, program evaluation, quantitative/qualitative research, educational measurement/research, financial analysis, accounting, audit, academic affairs, legal research or a related field is preferred.
- Full-time work experience in a public education environment is preferred.
Human Resources will not be able to retrieve your credentials or reset your password. Only on-line applications will be accepted via NeoGov.
Examples of an applicant’s work product and/or copies of transcripts may be required as condition of interview. Finalist may be given a work-related exercise. The person hired may be required to submit official transcripts. Credentials earned at foreign colleges and/or universities must have been evaluated by an acceptable entity and must be equivalent to credentials awarded by U.S. regionally accredited institutions of higher education.
The person hired may not simultaneously be employed by the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and another state agency or Texas public institution of public/higher education. Any job offer from the LBB is contingent upon proof of eligibility/authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis and proof of compliance with the Selective Service Law for males between the ages of 18 and 25.
LBB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment or in the provision of services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. Applicants should communicate requests for disability-related accommodations during the application process to LBB Human Resources at HR@LBB.state.tx.us