Job Description

Student Information System Administrator

Department:Data Management
Office:BASIS.ed Scottsdale Office
Location:Scottsdale, AZ

The purpose of the Student Information System Administrator (SIS Admin) is to provide support to the central office and campuses in regards to the PowerSchool (PS) Student Information System and possibly any plug-in systems associated with PS.

  • Be well versed in PowerSchool in order to provide technical support to all employee roles at the campus level.
    • Import student data when needed
    • Troubleshoot problems schools are having with SIS
    • Help campus employees access accounts
  • Maintain and resolve Happy Fox tickets that are PS related.  To be done in a timely manner.
  • Provide one-on-one training on navigating through the PS, as needed via:
  • Maintain the integrity of student data as needed to support other systems
  • Create materials and provide training at Summer Institute
  • Visit campuses to offer on-site training
  • Offer support to State Reporting Specialist in areas of PS
  • Provide cross-training opportunities to the SIS Specialist
  • Maintain State Reporting Updates provided by PS
  • Maintain version updates provided by PS
  • Participate in monthly webinars for campus employees
  • Finalize historical grades network-wide
  • Assist with auditing of student transcripts
  • Manage and oversee the yearly beginning and end of year set-up/roll-over for PS
  • Setup new schools/servers in PS as growth takes place

Goals and Other Interests:

  • To be a part of a collaborative team of people that are designated to the up-keep, maintenance of PowerSchool; its resources and continued learning.
  • Continued specialized knowledge with all systems within PowerSchool
    • PowerSchool Admin
    • PowerTeacher Pro
  • Attend PowerSchool University to learn customization for PwS
  • Attend PowerSchool User Group conferences to learn of most up-to-date developments for state specific needs in PwS.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years in working with a student information system
  • Experience with PowerSchool
  • Experience with SQL, HTML, XML
  • Experience with data and databases

Additional Job Information:

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies:  Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to:  BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.

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