Analyst, Educational Supply Logistics

District of Columbia Public Schools - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.6


The Office of Social Emotional Academic Development works with the Chancellor to ensure coherence in the educational experience for our students, families, and schools. Our goal is to initiate change and lead DC Public Schools into the highest performing school district in the nation. We are currently in the process of creating our next strategic plan. After engaging with over 3,000 internal and external stakeholders to help shape the future of DCPS, our draft strategic priorities include:

  • Promote Equity: Define, understand, and promote equity to close achievement gaps and interrupt institutional bias.
  • Empower Our People: Recruit, develop, and retain a talented, caring, and diverse team.
  • Educate the Whole Child: Provide rigorous, joyful and inclusive academic and social emotional experiences for all students.
  • Ensure Excellent Schools: Increase the number of high quality schools across the district by defining blended autonomies for schools and creating opportunities for innovation.
  • Engage Families: Deepen partnerships with families and community.

The mission of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) is to deliver high-quality instructional resources, enhance classroom practice and scale effective programs to increase DCPS student achievement and prepare all students for success in college, career, and life.OTL spans four core competency areas:

  • Curriculum;
  • Professional learning;
  • Enrichments and interventions; and
  • Formative assessment.

Team members support school-based staff in implementing DCPS's existing academic programs while simultaneously working to rethink and redesign school programming, academic and curricular resources and educator professional development.

The Curricular Innovation (CI) Team sets the stage for next-generation curriculum, assessment, and professional development in support of the DCPS mission and vision. The CI Team works closely with OTL content teams to leverage existing work and provide a consistent framework and infrastructure to ensure a joyful and rigorous learning experience for every DCPS student, in every grade, content area, and course. Through a robust learning management system, a customizable and highly engaging array of learning technologies, a diverse collection of community partnerships, and a compelling vision for a high-agency experience for students, the CI team crafts a vision for urban education in the 21st century.

The Curricular Innovations Team in the Office of Teaching and Learning is responsible for spearheading and supporting innovations in teaching, curriculum, assessment, educational technology, and professional development. Within Curricular Innovations, the Curriculum and Assessment Innovation group manages cutting-edge curriculum and assessment projects, including Cornerstones, which are in-depth, hands-on learning experiences offered to all students in DCPS. To support the goal of making Cornerstones engaging and accessible for all students, DCPS provides teachers with Cornerstones supply kits, which contain all the supplies teachers need to teach Cornerstones. The Analyst, Educational Supply Logistics is a crucial member of the Curriculum and Assessment Innovation group and is responsible for ordering kit components, receiving kits, packing kits, and delivering kits to schools. The Analyst works primarily from the DCPS warehouse but works closely with curriculum managers at Central Office.

The Analyst, Educational Supply Logistics will report to the Director, Innovations in Curriculum and Assessment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supports DCPS content teams by assisting with ordering, management, and distribution of educational supplies and Cornerstones kits.
  • Inbounds vendor shipments.
  • Uses appropriate technology to maintain accurate inventory and delivery data.
  • Works with vendors to handle component substitutions, correct any shipment errors, and resolve issues with damaged or incomplete shipments.
  • Schedules and works with temporary workers to pack and deliver kits.
  • Supports high-quality output through rigorous quality assurance in kit construction and delivery.
  • Works with schools to resolve issues with kit quantities and contents.
  • Works collaboratively with warehouse staff to coordinate use of resources, space, and tools.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and one year of experience OR two years of experience (no degree requirement).
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • Specific experience in project management, inventory management, materials management, and supervising temporary workers preferred.
  • Experience and skill in building and maintaining spreadsheets.
  • Database experience a plus.
  • Forklift certification a plus.

DCPS Values

  • STUDENTS FIRST: We recognize students as whole children and put their needs first in everything we do.
  • COURAGE: We have the audacity to learn from our successes and failures, to try new things, and to lead the nation as a proof point of PK-12 success.
  • EQUITY: We work proactively to eliminate opportunity gaps by interrupting institutional bias and investing in effective strategies to ensure every student succeeds.
  • EXCELLENCE: We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary outcomes, service, and interactions.
  • TEAMWORK: We recognize that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to work collaboratively and authentically.
  • JOY: We enjoy our collective work and will enthusiastically celebrate our success and each other.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,563.00 to $62,675.00 /year