SAReads Business Analyst

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours:  M-F, 8:30 AM - 5 PM

Salary Range:  $50,000 - $55,000

Benefits: Yes

Position open until filled.

Job Description

Literacy San Antonio, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated business analyst with excellent computer skills who is excited about working in a fast pace and growing nonprofit with the mission of improving children’s literacy by empowering teachers to practice the science of reading. The SAReads Business Analyst (“Analyst”) reports directly to the Literacy San Antonio Executive Director and is responsible for tracking and monitoring program data, bookkeeping, invoicing government contracts, monitoring and maintaining computer programs and systems, graphical and web design, social media management, and reporting performance metrics. Excellent computer skills, attention to detail and a strong desire to learn and adapt to the needs of the organization is required. Graphic design skills is a plus.

Job Responsibilities

Business Analysis

  1. Program Analysis, Design and Planning

    1. Analysis of program efficacy and fidelity

    2. Recommend improvements where needed in programs and processes

    3. Report program impact for promotional and funding purposes

    4. Assist with program planning and projections

  2. Data Analysis

    1. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of:

      1. Reading level data

      2. Analysis of IStation and STAAR data

      3. Tutor notes & A&M-SA student data

      4. Observations of Tutor Sessions

  3. Graphic, Media & Web Design

    1. Create promotional materials such as: manuals, brochures, reports, presentations, graphics, social media, websites, and funding materials as needed

    2. Assist with the development of videos as needed

  4. Financial Tracking, Reporting & Grant Administration

    1. Bookkeeping using QuickBooks Intuit Online

    2. Enter donations in DonorPerfect

    3. Generate financial reports

    4. Generate invoices for City of San Antonio and Bexar County funding contracts

    5. Assist with budgeting for funding proposals

  5. Program Support

    1. Assist program coordinator with tutor training, as needed.

    2. Assist literacy facilitator with data tracking tools, etc. as needed.

  6. Office Administration

    1. Maintain and monitor computer programs and systems

    2. Assist operations director with various office admin tasks, as needed.

Data Management & Analysis

  • Develop and manage a system for data analysis, surveys, and banking stories to share with the community and funders.

  • Observe and collect data regarding teacher implementation of SBRI in classroom instruction and teacher knowledge of SBRI; Assess program performance to improve delivery.

  • Accurate reporting of program impact.

  • Collection & analysis of reading proficiency data from school district

  • Collection & analysis of reading instruction observations from Literacy Facilitators

Marketing & Communication

  • Manage all Social Media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (daily posts and updates on all platforms)

  • Assist with the design and content of videos, brochures, website, grants and other key communications regarding the teacher training and the importance of Science Based Reading Instruction (SBRI).

  • Present SAReads strategy and impact to community and media as needed.

  • Draft, review and edit documents (including funding proposals and reports) that pertain to the program as needed.

  • Assist with the quarterly SAReads newsletter using Mailchimp

Event Coordination

  • Assist with SAReads events as needed.

Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent

  • Degree in Business or Public Administration, or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.

  • At least 5 years of related professional experience.

Qualifications (Skills, Abilities, Licenses)

Ideal candidates will bring to the position a variety of attributes, knowledge and skills, including:   

  • Passion for the SAReads mission and ability to communicate the mission the community

  • Highly skilled with Apple products and a variety of software/online products, including: SquareSpace, Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Forms), Basecamp, QuickBooks, Mailchimp, Acuity Scheduling, Github, Microsoft Office, Cognito Forms, Canva.

  • Graphic design skills a plus.

  • Relationship-builder who can comfortably connect with organization and community partners, donors, and the board of directors.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Manage time appropriately and effectively prioritize duties and activities.

  • Collaborative team player.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to multitask with attention to detail.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new software systems.

  • Able to adapt to change and respond to unexpected occurrences.

  • Bilingual skills a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent driving (to and from office and schools, local businesses and university)

  • Frequent proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.

  • Ability to communicate effectively within the workplace: read and write using the primary language within the workplace.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, up to and including 2-4 hours a day. Ability to sit for extended periods of time, up to and including 6-8 hours a day.