Kindercare Education

Principal Data Analyst - Remote Opportunity

Job description

Principal Data Analyst - Remote Opportunity


About KinderCare Education ®

KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. In 2019, KinderCare Education earned
their third Gallup Great Workplace Award – one of only 39 companies worldwide to win this award.
  • In neighborhoods with our KinderCare ®
    Learning Centers
    that offer early childhood education and child care for children six weeks to 12 years old

  • At work through KinderCare Education at Work™ , family benefits for employers including on-site and near-site early learning centers and back-up care for last-minute child care

  • In local schools with our Champions ®
    before and after-school programs.

Job Overview:
KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. KinderCare Education is rooted in a profound respect for children, and providing them with the very best start in life is our purpose and our mission. For us, that means a total commitment to educational excellence and the nation’s very highest standards of care.

As a Senior Data Analyst in KinderCare’s Research and Evaluation team, you will bring your strong analytic and communication skills to bear on our mission of supporting children’s learning and growth. The Research and Evaluation team works with KinderCare’s Education and Government Relations departments to implement research programs that document and inform improvements in child outcomes and program quality. This position reports to the Manager of Research and Evaluation.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

As Senior Data Analyst, you will support the activities in the Research and Evaluation department. This will include:
  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative education data, including large longitudinal quantitative datasets, to develop insights about children’s learning and program quality in the company’s early childhood education and before-and-after school care programs

  • Clearly visualizing and communicating research results to internal and external stakeholders

  • Project management and support for the implementation of early education-related field research and assessment administration

  • Building strong relationships and partnerships with cross-functional teams and external agencies including school districts and accrediting bodies to support research and evaluation efforts

  • Using data to inform and support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts

  • Developing and applying research tools, including survey and assessment development and validation, data collection, and documentation and verification of data accuracy

  • Maintaining KinderCare’s child and program assessments database

  • Supporting educators in the use of assessment to inform instruction

  • Providing data to support early childhood education policy and child advocacy efforts



• This position requires a Master’s Degree in Education, Early Childhood Education or Developmental Psychology, Economics, Public Policy, Psychology, Sociology or a related field, with substantial training in research and statistical methods. Doctoral Degree is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


• Experience planning and supporting assessment and/or research projects from concept through implementation phases
  • Experience with educational research and assessment

  • Experience organizing, cleaning, and reporting on large datasets

  • Familiarity and expertise with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including longitudinal analysis

  • Proficiency within Windows environment required, including Excel, database solutions, survey administration tools, and statistical analysis tools such as SPSS and R

  • Experience with reviewing and producing data in tables and graphs

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Experience working with diverse populations of students and coworkers and promoting equity-based practices

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time in fast-paced environment

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Acceptance of feedback and constructive evaluation of work

  • Experience in the field of early childhood education

  • Experience using R or similar statistical programming languages to manage data

  • Advanced graphing/data visualization and presentation skills

  • Skills in SQL and database queries

  • Experience with Qualtrics

  • Experience with REDCap data management

  • Experience with corporate processes, budgets, and workflows

KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare® Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work®, Champions® Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools ™ , Knowledge Beginnings® and The Grove School®.

KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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Job Posting


Nov 11, 2021, 1:14:10 AM

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