Data Manager


On Site


June 10, 2024

About the organization


Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

Organization type

Social Impact Organization

In A Nutshell


On Site New York, NY, USA



Job Type


Experience Level


Deadline to apply

June 10, 2024

Lead projects and processes across multiple teams within the national SEO Scholars program, ensuring consistent, efficient, and accurate data collection and management.


Data Collection & Database Management

  • Oversee data collection and storage processes for program implementation and evaluation purposes; collaborate with R&E and other teams to define project plans and data collection timelines; create and maintain data collection and quality monitoring tools for various audiences.
  • Support data model and database enhancements (Salesforce, Brightspace, etc.), in collaboration with key stakeholders like IT, Online Learning, and R&E.
  • Develop custom dataflows, datasets, visualizations, and reporting in business intelligence platforms that provide various teams with data to monitor key scholar metrics and evaluate outcomes; use data prep interfaces to join/append input datasets and create aggregated measures to produce output datasets for reports and dashboards.
  • Collect database business requirements from various SEO Scholars teams and, alongside IT, translate them into efficient and effective solutions that meet organizational needs.
  • Manage and support the integration of Salesforce with other data systems through collaboration with key Programs staff (e.g. Recruitment & Admissions, Operations), Curriculum & Instruction staff (e.g. Online Learning), etc.
  • Document data entry and management procedures to ensure data quality over time, and to support cross-functional collaboration and clear handoffs between teams.
  • Make recommendations to various teams on data practices for the student data-related technical systems they use (ex: Zengine, FormAssembly, Brightspace, survey software, Google products, etc.).
  • Identify opportunities, recommend, and execute strategies for streamlining existing databases and processes and using new data tools.
  • Conduct mass inserts and updates of key scholar data into Salesforce and other databases; train staff to conduct their own.

Program Evaluation & Capacity Building

  • Support R&E program evaluation efforts, including analyses, reports, presentations, and workshops that facilitate discussion of program monitoring and evaluation results and their implications; support staff in operationalizing learnings from such initiatives.
  • Periodically support the design and implementation of new methods for quantitative and qualitative data collection (surveys, focus groups, interview protocols, observation rubrics, etc.).
  • Create and facilitate training and other capacity building initiatives for staff on best practices around data entry, management, and reporting.
  • Serve as SEO’s representative in partnerships or information sharing relationships with peer and other organizations about data management, access, and reporting best practices.

Other projects and collaboration

  • Participate in cross-functional collaboration including standing meetings and other special projects.
  • Other seasonal/ad hoc projects, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2-3 years of experience with database management, including leading database development and/or enhancements. Experience as a Salesforce administrator, including process automation and integrations with other systems preferred.
  • Experience creating data assets for reporting using data prep tools like Analytics Studio/CRM Analytics (Salesforce), Domo (Brightspace), Amazon Quicksight, etc.
  • Experience managing technical projects using project management tools like, JIRA, etc.
  • Advanced Excel skills and some experience with SQL queries required.
  • Familiarity with R or Python preferred.

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