The position supports the NEA’s strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by providing ongoing support and logical administration of databases for specific applications that support the Center for Enterprise Strategy and the organization.
Position Summary: The primary responsibilities of this position involve administering and analyzing membership and reporting databases. The incumbent serves as a member of the strategic team focused on determining best strategies to advance NEA goals and especially the Center for Enterprise Strategy’s goals of membership growth and engagement. The incumbent will be working with a team of field staff and communications staff to increase our digital communications and test digital tools for growth and engagement. The incumbent also extracts and analyzes membership data from databases and assure validity and quality of data. Incumbent is responsible for developing partnerships and collaborating to bring the data needs of the field into headquarters based programs. The incumbent provides technical support to field staff, state and local affiliate staff to train how to administer the Voter Activation Network (VAN) and works with third party vendors to develop and/or integrate their applications. The incumbent also prepares reports, researches documents, and develops talking points, trends analyses, forecasts, and presentations based on analytical research. To carry out responsibilities, the employee uses a personal computer, a variety of NEA-endorsed software and travels occasionally.
Selection Criteria: Tier 1 (Essential): Significant experience with membership and/or voter file data systems with a high priority placed on experience with VAN, Catalist I/O, or Salesforce. Demonstrated skill in using spreadsheet, databases, word processing, presentation, statistical software and understanding of large scale and complex databases. Experience with Cognos. Demonstrated understanding of relational databases. Experience creating data visualizations in Tableau. Proven flexibility and effectiveness in handling multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities/conditions. Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff. Highly developed and effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively towards organizational goals. Experience in and willingness to work in a fast-paced and fluid political environment. Successful references. Tier 2 (Significant): Strong writing and editing skills. Sql experience. Experience delivering presentations and training to internal and external audiences. Knowledge of the current political climate and NEA’s role in the upcoming elections. Tier 3 (Desirable): Knowledge of the Center for Enterprise Strategy’s strategic focus, mission and programs.
Salary: 67,968.00 - 110,222.00
Location: Washington, DC