Shelby County Schools

  • Senior HR Data Analyst

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Location Name
    Board of Education
    Salary Min
    USD $62,844.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $82,640.00/Yr.
    Human Resources
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Works under general direction to deliver a high-level of competency within the Human Resources Department in assessing and performing analysis of data and preparing data to facilitate the continuous improvement functions of the organization.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Develops and applies solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity, creativity, and competency in Performance Management.


    1. Demonstrates tactical and critical thinking in interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques, and providing ongoing reports and solutions to trends or patterns in complex data sets.


    1. Determines type, scope, and purpose of analyses through discussions with management. May lead a team in the effort.  Works with other analysts and management to complete assigned project work.


    1. Assists with the analytical agenda for the Human Resources team by identifying and reporting key measures of success for district priority areas. Maintains the metrics dashboards for district teams and priority areas and ensures the most strategic metrics are reviewed frequently.


    1. Deals with unusually complex data problems and provides solutions that are innovative and ingenious, achieving quality and work process improvements. May ensure that the work groups goals and activities are in synch with and support the broader goals and objectives of the organization; and ensures the execution of responsibilities are in accordance to lawful and ethical standards.  Draws insights into potential issues or opportunities for improvement based on data analysis and metrics.


    1. Directs and assists in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.


    1. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Human Resources, Business Administration, or closely related field; Plus, three (3) years of related human resources experience; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience totaling seven (7) years. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).  Preferred knowledge of and experience with Business Intelligence packages (PowerBI, Tableau, Oracle BI etc.) and databases (SQL etc.).

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis.
    • Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment.
    • Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning.
    • Ability to draw insight from analysis output.
    • Strong analytical skills, including expertise in statistical software and Excel, and ability to communicate data effectively.
    • Responsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.
    • Experience developing analysis and handling large data sets and experience developing materials which explain the analysis, and are easy to understand.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    SCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  SCS provides reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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