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Early Childhood Education Data Analytics Manager

Company: Social Venture Partners Connecticut
Location: Westport
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

All applicants must provide a cover letter and resume through our online portal at https://apply.workable.com/social-venture-partners-connecticut-1/ Submissions through LinkedIn, Indeed, Zip Recruiter, etc. will NOT be accepted. Social Venture Partners Connecticut (SVP), a social impact organization that offers management consulting and capacity building services to nonprofit organizations, businesses, educational institutions, and state and local government entities, is looking to hire a Data Analytics and Financial Modeling Associate to support our statewide work in transforming the Early Childhood Care and Education sector. This is a full-time postion (40 hours/week). This is a historic moment given the opportunity to work with multiple stakeholders including the Office of Early Childhood, the business community, early childhood providers, community organizations, and parents to develop a long term plan to build a stronger early childhood system in Connecticut. It is our goal that Connecticut develop a high quality, accessible, affordable early learning system that will advance children's learning and economic opportunities for families and make CT the most family friendly state in the country. SVP is well positioned to support this transformational work through our involvement with the Office of Early Childhood OEC), Child Care for Connecticut's Future advocacy coalition, and leading Early Childhood Education organizations. The Data Analytics and Financial Modeling Associate will report to senior members of the Social Venture Partners team and will be responsible for working with the OEC as well as diverse stakeholders to develop and support the execution of a comprehensive statewide Early Childhood plan that will transform the Early Childhood Sector in Connecticut. Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, refine, and enhance financial models of the childcare sector.
  • Research the current state of the ECE market, and alternative approaches, and providing written summaries.
  • Assess the cost to our state economy of an inadequate child care system.
  • Utilize financial models to quantify the impact of various investment strategies on the provision of childcare services.
  • Determine the investment cost needed to fix the system.
  • Collaborate with public and private sector stakeholders in refining financial models and decision-making processes that result in effective policy recommendations.
  • Describe and quantify the gap between the current state and a desired state.
  • Measuring the ROI of early childhood education investments.
  • Partner with the OEC to develop a strategic plan for an accessible, affordable, equitable, high-quality childcare system. Provide strategic thought leadership for this project. About Social Venture Partners Connecticut
    Social Venture Partners Connecticut (SVP) is a social impact philanthropy organization that offers management consulting and capacity building services to non-profit organizations, businesses, educational institutions, and state and local government entities. Since it's founding in October 2013, SVP has collectively invested over $3 million in financial and human capital in more than 30 nonprofits. SVP fosters collaborative solutions to critical social challenges. Our consulting work is helping to scale and support many leading nonprofit organizations in education and workforce development across Connecticut. As social change makers, we envision a future where all people in our state have the opportunity for high quality educations and economic livelihoods that generate family-sustaining earnings. Requirements Desired Skills and Experience
  • Deep understanding of the different types of data (qualitative, quantitative, statistical, survey data) and their uses for financial analysis, modeling, and reporting. Ability to integrate diverse sources of information to dynamically model a sector of the economy
  • Experience in conceptualizing and developing large financial models utilizing Microsoft Excel, as well as graphics and visualization software, and effectiveness in creating Powerpoint presentations.
  • Ability to understand complex economic systems, business models, and leverage other financial models from other geographies, and bring innovative thinking to the financial planning process.
  • Strategic analysis skills in understanding businesses and key financial levers of a company
  • Experience developing positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders based upon mutual trust and respect.
  • Deep commitment to equity and experience in meaningful stakeholder engagement.
  • Ability to form partnerships, motivate and build buy-in across grassroots, senior business and government leaders, nonprofit and philanthropic stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience in early childhood education system, policies, and best practices is a plus.
  • Organizational and project management skills with demonstrated experience managing end-to-end projects.
  • Strong communication skills-both verbal and written. Comfort with public speaking. Ability to translate information into clear outputs for key stakeholders.
  • Self-starter who is pro-active and demonstrates high levels of motivation, organization and accountability and is capable of working well both independently and as a team member.
  • Project measurement and evaluation skills. Benefits Compensation and Benefits Salary range is $75,000-$100,000 per annum plus benefits. Full-time employees are eligible for paid time-off; medical, dental, and life insurance; a tech stipend; participation in SVP's 401k retirement savings plan. Work Location and Requirements This postion will require attending key meetings in person in Westport and other locations in Connecticut, but there will be opportunity to perform some work remotely. All employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID. To Apply All applicants must provide a cover letter and resume through our online portal at https://apply.workable.com/social-venture-partners-connecticut-1/ SVP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to sound EEO practices in all professional activities and employment practices. SVP will comply with the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws. SVP prohibits discrimination, including harassment, against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, disability or any other protected category.

Keywords: Social Venture Partners Connecticut, Westport , Early Childhood Education Data Analytics Manager, Executive , Westport, Connecticut

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