accelschools Remote Full-time 2024-06-03


ACCEL Schools is seeking an EMIS Specialist to join its state reporting team. State reporting requirements include student, staff, course, calendar, testing, and financial information.

With a growing network of over 80 charter schools in Ohio, ACCEL employs a diverse staff of passionate professionals who value research-based practices and desire to grow as professionals. Interested applicants should apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers[at]



· Maintain history records for Effective Date Records

· Adjust attendance, entry/exit dates, course enrollment records as needed

· Obtain SSID numbers on new students

· Look up and enter District of Residence on new students

· Make address and guardian updates on Contact records

· Enter and update special education disability codes and events, Limited English Proficiency (EL), and Gifted information into the Student Information System (SIS – PowerSchool)

· Ensure accurate and timely submission of data to the Department of Education & Workforce, assuring all EMIS deadlines are met

· Investigate and trouble-shoot Level 1 and Level 2 errors as needed

· Work with the contracted EMIS Coordinator from the ITC (META)

· Attend bi-weekly Teams meetings with the EMIS Coordinators from the ITC

· Uploads data files into the Data Collector for EMIS Processing and Submission of data to the Department of Education & Workforce for the schools that are not under ITC EMIS Coordination.

· Make data corrections from error reports received from the ITC EMIS Coordinators

· Prepare monthly reports for sponsors and RVPs

· Communicate errors/problems, etc. to school end-users and assist them to work through correcting their errors

· Assist with the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) reporting

· Complete Federal Low Income Count System (FLICS) reporting

· Maintain knowledge of state reporting requirements

· Maintain staff data for EMIS reporting in the USPS system

· Attend all professional development offered by the ITC and Department of Education & Workforce

· Attend Team meetings via Teams and in person when needed



· High School diploma or equivalent

· Three years’ prior EMIS experience

· Knowledge of PowerSchool a plus

· Comprehensive EMIS knowledge and Ohio District Data Exchange (ODDEX) proficiency

· Advanced proficiency in data entry and MS Office, including Excel and Word

· Technology competencies and knowledge of software applications (i.e. PowerSchool, SalesForce, USPS, Data Collector, etc.)

· Experience with help desk ticketing systems a plus

· Ability to work well under pressure, and effectively prioritize and execute tasks to consistently meet deadlines

· Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

· High-quality written and verbal communication skills

· Understanding and ability to manage confidential information

· Ability to work independently and also in a team environment

· Successful completion of state and federal criminal background check


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