Women Impact Tech

Data Reporting Specialist

    Boston, MA

About the Role:

About Jumpstart

Jumpstart envisions the day when every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. A national early education organization with operations in 15 states plus Washington DC, Jumpstart drives outcomes for young children in three critical ways. Jumpstart provides language, literacy, and social-emotional direct service programming utilizing an evidence-backed curriculum for preschool children from underserved communities, workforce planning to expand the pipeline of qualified, diverse talent pursuing careers in early education, and policy advocacy to support the early childhood field and promote high-quality early learning for all. By leveraging our 25 years of experience serving over 150,000 children with the support of more than 50,000 college students and community volunteers, Jumpstart executes these tree objectives to improve the quality of the early education workforce and increase opportunity for young children to succeed across America. Learn more at http://www.jstart.org and join us in transforming the lives of young children!

Position Overview

The Data Reporting Specialist assists departments in planning and executing data gathering and reporting. A central part of this role is translating raw database sources into digestible data sets and reports to help departments achieve organization goals. Direct interaction and teaching of staff are also important parts of this role’s responsibilities.

The Data Reporting Specialist reports to the Senior Manager of Technology and is part of a team of 7 general operations and technology staff.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Data Management
  • Assist the Senior Manager of Technology in implementing database infrastructure and data processing flows
  • Provide data hygiene assistance like deduplication and standardization
  • Prepare summarized or focused data sets for staff to build reports on
  • Reporting and Analysis Support
  • Work with staff to translate raw data into appropriate measures and models using Power BI from MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Salesforce sources
  • Lead development of cross-departmental reports in collaboration with other departmental staff
  • Identify patterns and trends in organizational data
  • Develop strong relationships with other departments and translate their needs into Jumpstart’s data systems
  • Training
  • Develop training materials for creation with Power BI for advanced users and for consuming reports for standard users
  • Focus on empowering end users with training on data concepts and reporting tools
  • Provide remote and in-person trainings
  • Provide data hygiene training for staff

Qualifications: Required

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent understanding of Power BI and Excel-based advanced reporting (including calculations and measures).
  • Strong understanding of SQL concepts, especially for MySQL or PostgreSQL.
  • Strong data management abilities.
  • Ability to function as a self-starter with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with staff training and documentation creation.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible within a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service orientation with internal and external customers.
  • Experience and comfort working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities.
  • Commitment to Jumpstart’s mission and values of learning, community, joy, social justice, and inclusive leadership.

Qualifications: Preferred/Ideal

  • Current Microsoft DA-100 certification.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power Automate.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and SOQL.
  • Ability to manage and administrate MySQL and/or PostgreSQL databases.
  • Ability to create small programs or scripts in PowerShell, PHP, Javascript, or other common language.
  • Prior experience/interest in social justice or diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

Start Date

  • June 2021 (desired start date, yet position open until filled)


  • Boston, MA

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary – $60,000 – $65,000 commensurate with experience; along with excellent benefits and a great mission-driven work environment.

Meet Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Jumpstart delivers a research-based and cost-effective program by training college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods.