Location
1824 Barnwell Street
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Contact Information
Phone: 803-734-8322
Fax: 803-734-8325
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm

Student Information Services Administrator

Description:

As a member of the South Carolina Charter School District’s Sponsor Performance team, this role provides the district and schools with all levels of support from school level administrator training to data integrity monitoring for the Student Information System (PowerSchool) all while ensuring compliance with Federal and South Carolina Department of Education regulations. This position will be onsite located in downtown Columbia, South Carolina supporting 38+ charter schools across the state.

Our ideal candidate is inspired by the SCPCSD mission, vision and values and believes in putting kids first. This candidate will possess excellent customer service skills, enjoys working with educators at all levels, and will maintain a positive, solutions based problem solving mindset. This includes empowering schools through training, implementation, development, support and capacity building.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and facilitate training opportunities for school level PowerSchool Administrators 
  • Work with PowerSchool Administrators to ensure accurate data management procedures
  • Develop a tiered system of technical support
  • Serve as the PowerSchool liaison between school, district, and other agencies such as the South Carolina Department of Education, Commission of Higher Ed, etc. 
  • Support schools by providing legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance and State Department of Education requirements pertaining to Student Information Systems
  • Ensure accurate, thorough and effective use of PowerSchool data to include; enrollment, demographics, attendance, discipline, and more
  • Oversees the timely and accurate data transmission for reporting of state and federal data, including providing proactive data checks to ensure the quality of schools’ data
  • Support and troubleshoot all aspects of the PowerSchool program including attached software such as PowerTeacher, SwiftReach, Enrich and more.
  • Work cooperatively with other districts, vendors and community agencies to provide supports for the needs of students
  • As a integral member of the Sponsor Performance Team, assist with various team projects
  • Represent the District at local, state, and national conferences and meetings

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years experience as a school level PowerSchool SIS administrator or two years of experience as a system administrator of PowerSchool at a school district.
  • Associates degree or higher from an accredited college or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Basic knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) – ability to read and repair.
  • Strong analytic ability and technology literacy skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the diverse academic; socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of members of the SCPCSD community, including those with disabilities.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Charter school and/or school district experience preferred but not required
  • Experience providing professional development
  • Interoperability experience
  • HTML, XML

Employment Description

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Remote Work: In office four days a week, telecommuting one day a week.

Working Hours: 7.5 Hour Day between 6:00AM and 6:00PM

Benefits:

  • SC State Health Insurance (BlueCross BlueShield)
  • SC State Retirement or Optional State Retirement

Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to John R. Payne, jrpayne@sccharter.org, Deputy Superintendent of Sponsor Performance.