Data Specialist

Communities In Schools of Tennessee


Community & Nonprofit , Record Keeping

Position Description / Responsibilities


Communities In Schools of Tennessee (CIS-TN) is a nonprofit that partners with K-12 public schools to surround students with a community of support empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

As part of the CIS national network, CIS-TN achieves this mission by placing site coordinators in schools across the state to provide school-wide interventions and case managed services for students in need.

To best support the students, families, schools, community partners, and our staff members involved in this work, CIS-TN staff and board members center all decisions, actions, and services on the following core values:

  1. Integrity – We openly share how our work is done, and we hold ourselves accountable to the commitments we make.
  2. Empathy – We intentionally build relationships so we can learn about people’s stories, validate their experiences, and deepen our understanding of situations different from our own.
  3. Equity – We identify and work towards removing individual and systemic barriers so everyone has the same opportunity to achieve.
  4. Authenticity – We create space for the people we work with, and for, to be their truthful, complete selves without judgement.
  5. Collaboration – We bring people together to plan and take action in our work, understanding we make lasting change in partnership with one another.


The data specialist will set data standards for the entire program staff, as well as create systems to monitor data, interpret data, and communicate about data to staff and external partners.

The data specialist will:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Other duties may be assigned by the executive director other CIS-TN staff as required.

Position Requirements


The core competencies of this position include, but are not limited to:


Associate’s degree or credential in data analytics or related field; bachelor’s degree preferred.

Demonstrated expertise with database management and using Microsoft Excel, Tableau, and other tools to analyze and visualize data, prepare reports, etc.

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