Data Quality Analyst

University of St Thomas

St. Paul, MN

ID: 7077846
Posted: May 3, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

OVERVIEW
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Data Quality Analyst position in Student Data Services, within Innovation Technology Services.



The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


JOB SUMMARY

This position exists primarily to provide technical and operational support for all student information users. This position serves as a primary expert and lead responsible for developing, auditing, maintaining and manipulating the University data ecosystem to ensure data integrity and data standards are met. This includes the following key tasks:

Ensure the validity and integrity of data flowing into, being utilized, manipulated and delivered out of the institutional data ecosystem.
Understand and design processes to efficiently and effectively store, manipulate and utilize student data.
Collaborate with all data teams to develop new standards and systems to store, manipulate and utilize student data for university initiatives.
Automate manual process.
Develop and implement test plans and scripts for various data quality processes.
Document all relevant data activity effectively within the university data catalog or knowledge base.
Evaluate and suggest opportunities for improvement both technologically and procedurally.
Document and communicate procedural elements of the movement and protection of student data.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



1. Ensure the validity and integrity of the data flowing into, being utilized, manipulated and delivered out of the institutional data ecosystem:

Understand and design process and systems to efficiently and effectively store, manipulate and utilize student data.
Collaborate with all data teams to develop new standards and systems to store, manipulate and utilize student data for university initiatives.
Automate manual process.
Document all relevant data activity effectively within the university data catalog or knowledge base.


2. Manage the health of University data:

Create, review and take action on data audit reports to maintain the health and data standards of student data.
Collaborate with university partners to ensure data specific to their area is maintained, documented and stored according to university data standard.
Automate any manual processes related to data quality


3. Document and communicate data process procedures:

Create and maintain documentation for all student data processes associated with this role in the university catalog or knowledge base.
Create and maintain training documentation for team members including student interns and student workers.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
Three years of professional level experience providing data management, technical and systems design and development
Experience in the following:
Demonstrated technical skill designing and developing tools in student information systems and databases, including ERP, imaging solutions and reporting
Experience with database design and data manipulation
Identifying and troubleshooting information integrity issues
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skill have been acquired may be substituted.



Required Daily/After-Hours Communication

The person in this position must have access to wireless communication device for the ability to be reached during and/or after normal work hours to provide support, answer questions and/or provide input for required decisions on short notice as is required of a manager, application owner or support person.



Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a relevant field
Experience working with at least two of the following programs/languages: Ellucian Banner, Salesforce, Optix, Cognos Analytics, ReportNet, Appworx, SQL, Python, Amazon Web Services or similar tools/language for managing data and documents, automation processes and reporting



 

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