Information Resources Support Assistant Los Angeles Unified School District Los Angeles

Title Information Resources Support Assistant
Date 06 November 2020
Company Los Angeles Unified School District
City Los Angeles

Short Description :

California Driver License Administration to be submitted to County, State, and federal agencies State and federal laws and District policies relative to reporting student Applies pertinent State and ,…

Full Description :

We are LAUSD. We are at the forefront of innovation in public schools,

with the serious work of tailoring the learning environment to better serve

our community. Here, you will have the opportunity to exercise your

potential in the business of education.

We are technical professionals, skilled workers, support staff, executives,

and community champions. We do our jobs with a sense of integrity,

accountability, and pride in shaping the future.

Our contributions here impact our number one customersthe 600,000

plus K-12 students of LAUSD. With over 1,000 job titles to choose from,

build your rewarding career here by joining nearly 30,000 employees,

and achieve new levels of success in your career!

Department or School Site The mission of the Office of Data and Accountability is to deliver relevant

and timely strategic planning, information, and research in areas of

school utilization, student enrollment, student achievement, and program

evaluation that impact the learning environment and academic

achievement of LAUSD students.

Project An Information Resources Support Assistant applies knowledge of

pertinent laws, rules, and procedures in the preparation and processing

of District-wide student and school data.

Benefits Insurance: Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental,

vision, and life insurance plans.

Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement

System (CalPERS).

Vacation: Two weeks of paid vacation to start.

Paid Holidays: 12 days.

Job Duties/Responsibilities Typical duties include:

  • Ensures student and school data integrity by validating source

documents, interpreting coded information, identifying errors and

miscalculations, and resolving problems using edit reports.

  • Explains student information system procedures and applications for

accessing, extracting, receiving, and interpreting online reports, files, and

District publications to consultants and school and office personnel.

  • Collects, codes, and inputs data collected from source documents such

as District surveys into information systems.

  • Applies pertinent State and federal laws and District policies and

procedures such as the Public School Accountability Act, No Child Left

Behind Act, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and the Federal

Education Rights and Privacy Act in reporting student and school


  • Generates mandated and informational reports at the request of the

administration to be submitted to County, State, and federal agencies

concerning student, staff, and school data on topics such as enrollment

figures, classroom size, graduation and dropout rates, enrollment and

attendance dates, and teacher qualifications and assignments.

  • Evaluates and tests online forms during software development to

assess program functionality, identify program errors, and make

recommendations to computer programming personnel for improvement.

  • Retrieves student records and validates and certifies accurate student


  • Writes and edits user manuals, operational procedures, newsletters,

and related materials.

  • Verifies that student and school assessment data changes and new

reports in the MyData System are accurate.

  • Creates and maintains databases, files, and other records pertinent to

student and school information sources.

  • Contacts District offices and surrounding school districts to obtain and

clarify student and school information.

  • Maintains, extracts, and imports student and school information into


  • Provides prompt and accurate information to District staff, school

personnel, and parents on the telephone or in-person.

To view the complete class description, please visit:

Minimum Requirements PROMOTIONAL STATUS IS REQUIRED. You must be a current or

retired employee of LAUSD with 130 paid days in regular status in the

Classified Service or permanent status in the Certificated Service or

have been laid-off within the past 39 months from a regular, permanent

LAUSD position in which you passed probation.

Laid-off employees' eligibility as a promotional candidate expires at the

end of their 39 month period; as such, laid-off employees applying for

promotional career opportunities may not be eligible to complete the

assessment process or may be removed from the employment eligibility

list once their eligibility as a promotional candidate expires.

Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent

educational proficiency, preferably supplemented by courses in business

communications office technology, business and computer technology,

or computer applications and office technology.

Experience: Two years of experience entering, reporting, and interpreting

student and school information data. Completion of 60 semester units or

90 quarter units from a recognized college or university may substitute

for one year of the required experience.

Special: Some positions may require a valid California Driver License

and the use of an automobile.

Desirable Qualifications We are seeking candidates who have knowledge of:

  • English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary
  • Data processing codes and procedures to compile student and school

reports from student information systems

  • Sources of information needed to verify and correct student and school

related documents

  • State and federal laws and District policies relative to reporting student

and school Information

  • Student Information Systems, MiSIS, MyData, Data Management


  • Microsoft Office Suites
  • Basic arithmetic

Furthermore, we are seeking candidates who have the ability to:

  • Speak clearly and communicate effectively
  • Recognize, evaluate, and explain problems related to student and

school data processing

  • Interpret and present technical concepts clearly and concisely, both

orally and in writing

  • Work effectively under the pressure of a heavy workload with frequent


  • Input data accurately
  • Compile, analyze, and compute data accurately
  • Establish and maintain rapport with District personnel and customers

Employment Selection Process The selection process for this position will tentatively consist of a

Computer-Based Skill Assessment and/or Technical Project, followed by

a Technical Interview.

TEST RETAKE POLICY: Candidates that have taken the

Computer-Based Skill Assessments (Excel and/or Data Entry) must wait

a period of 4 months before retaking the test.

Please be sure to include correspondence from [at] as an

approved sender so that messages aren't accidentally placed into your

spam/junk e-mail folder.

We anticipate receiving a number of well qualified applicants for this

position; therefore, there will be a competitive process. The hiring

departments have requested that we proceed with the selection process

in an expeditious and timely manner. To honor this request we will be

adhering to a pre-planned employment assessment schedule.

For more information about the LAUSD employment assessment

process, visit the 'My LAUSD Career' section of our website at .



Please visit and click on "help desk service request

form" located to the left of the Quick Links.

To find out whether the application deadline has been extended, visit the

website at: .

The intends that all qualified persons

shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing

are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455

for more information.

Additional Posting Information Selection and promotion are based on a competitive employment

assessment process. Candidates who pass all parts of the assessment

process are placed on a hiring (eligibility) list based on their assessment

score. Hiring departments may make job offers to candidates on the top

three ranks of the hiring list. Eligibility typically lasts for 12 months. The

hiring list resulting from this assessment process may be used to fill open

positions in related job classifications.

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