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Data Specialist (Non-Exempt)

Data Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Series:
Job Code: 4321
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.


Job Overview

Support and maintain specialized data systems and related processes and procedures in order to effectively facilitate specific, complex data and data reporting needs of a designated University operation.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Support and maintain specialized data systems and related processes and procedures in order to effectively facilitate specific, complex data and data reporting needs of a designated University operation; use judgment in prioritization of work tasks and in application of methods and processing functions; review operational processes to enhance data quality and system accuracy, integrity and security; make recommendations to minimize liability, improve efficiency and ensure consistency and compliance with University processes and procedures. 

Implement software updates; create or modify workflows; configure, test and assess functionality upgrades or new system modules.

Provide guidance and advice and serve as resource to and liaison with internal and external system users; interpret and communicate information related to complex processes, procedures, regulatory guidelines and statutes; may provide informal training and informational sessions.

Oversee and monitor data input, output, processing and service functions; develop, modify and maintain schedules and update files, records and electronic resource information involving multiple databases. 

Develop and generate standard or ad hoc reports, using specialized software applications.

Coordinate, expedite and verify completion of multi-step processes; evaluate and determine modifications to facilitate timely and effective resolution of discrepancies or actions based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of internal and external regulatory guidelines.

May provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree in related field and one to two years of data management and reporting experience required.

Last modified July 15 2015 01:12 PM