Under the general direction of project Director(s), the ESU 2 Team Access Data Manger is responsible for supporting the ESU 2 mental health federal grant projects including, but not limited to; AWARE, School Based Mental Health, Mental Health Professional Partnerships, and Mental Health Awareness & Training grants as per grant goals and objectives.  The data manager will directly provide collaboration and support to the projects by; develop/lead/support mental health data systems including mandatory reporting of SPARS and NOMS, manage data concerning undergraduate and graduate certification pathways; collaborate with district personnel regarding the progress of students, create and manage pre-post survey data, coordinate data with project evaluation team, assure proper data collection and compliance is maintained to ensure achievement of federal program objectives; provide written support and/or convey information, and serve as a resource to school personnel.  This position may require non-traditional hours (after-school/summer) and an extended contract. This is a support position and will require confidentiality and strict adherence to all FERPA guidelines for the protection of student and family data.


  • Works with Project Director(s), ESU 2 Data Steward, ESU 2 business office, and ESU 2 administration to support project goals and objectives, data collection, tracking of graduate and undergraduate degree attainment progress, reporting in NOMS and SPARS, survey creation/collections.
  • Assists Grant Project Director in supporting communication of project data to the evaluation teams for analysis and reporting.
  • Collection of all grant accountability forms/reports and submission and retention of all relevant information to the appropriate departments.
  • Attends conferences, trainings, and meetings regarding mental health, MTSS, or other relevant topics as directed by project management team.
  • Collects documentation of district time and efforts to support in-kind contributions, teacher participation, and reconciles district billing for teacher workshop attendance payments.
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Experience, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Skills to appropriately manage data systems, effective interpersonal and communication techniques with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds.
  • Experience with post-secondary programming/enrollments/program of studies/mental health certifications; staff evaluation; federal grant program rules and regulations including FERPA compliance.
  • Keep and maintain accurate records.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Experience working cooperatively with others.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate degree in accounting, business, management, or another related field.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in office systems, public school business management, mental health office support, or grant management
  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting and implementing social/emotional/behavioral and mental health in schools
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, communication, and human relation skills.
  • Demonstrate competence in communicating effectively with students, staff, school personnel, members of the public, tribal representatives, and representatives of other local, state, and federal agencies
  • A valid Class O Nebraska driver license and Nebraska Department of Justice fingerprint clearance

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Ted DeTurk at tdeturk@esu2.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Minority and/or Veterans Preference Applies

This position will begin on or before July 1, 2023 and is a five year grant funded project and subject to annual continuation funding.  The current end date of this project will be September 30, 2027.  Pay will be based on experience and credentials.


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