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 Position:  Student Information Specialist, Minneapolis Kids

o   52-weeks, Full-time

o   Rate of Pay:  Starting at $23.81 per hour

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Student Information Specialist -Minneapolis Kids

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.

Job Title: Student Information Specialist -Minneapolis Kids  and Requisition ID number: 96216

Close Date:  No established closing date;  open until filled

Organizational Unit:  Minneapolis Kids (10000073)

Site:  Davis Center (0001)

FTE:  1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union:  AFSCME(29)

Functional Area:  Clerical

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.



Under general supervision, assists with maintaining specialized relational database systems of Student Information System (SIS) software applications; maintains SIS electronic files, updates the SIS databases, and provides customer service for users.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS –– Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assists with maintaining Student Information System (SIS) database; works with state and MPS databases and proprietary software applications.
Performs work within scope of authority and training; duties may vary according to job assignment.
Reviews and processes SIS forms and technical documents, and updates the database.
Compiles data on assigned programs, and compares to data from other SIS reports.
Disseminates program information as authorized, and coordinates information with other MPS departments.
Works with District staff to review data and resolve database and data entry issues.
Monitors schools for compliance with data entry and submittal standards; tracks data transfers and validates data accuracy.
Completes special projects to utilize SIS information, and coordinate with other education information programs; provides SIS data to MPS departments and outside agencies within scope of authority.
Provides administrative and technical support; answers user questions on access, security, and processes.
Assists with training for MPS staff on SIS data management issues.
Provides technical advice and assists with customer service issues.
Maintains all aspects of security and confidentiality of records and information.
Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
Enthusiastically promotes the Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.
Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Education, Social Sciences, or a closely related field; AND one (1) year of experience in school recordkeeping systems or computer database management; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.


Knowledge of:
Methods, techniques and current standards used to administer education program databases.
Software applications and operating systems used at MPS, including Microsoft OS and MAC OS.
The structure and operating capabilities of multiple network operating systems.
Principles and protocols for the management of MPS electronic information.
Principles of public sector bookkeeping, record keeping and records management.
SIS system access policies and data security protocols.
Skill in:

Compiling and evaluating technical data from computer databases.
Reviewing documents and extracting relevant information.
Responding professionally, effectively and efficiently to customer service requests.
Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized software, and entering information into a computer system with speed and accuracy.
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

A valid Minnesota State Commercial Driver’s License may be required.


Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.



September 23rd, 2022

Posted In: Career Opportunities