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This is a full-time position intended to last through December 2020 and focuses on data research and analytics, and data projects that improve data quality within Alumni & Development. Leads special projects related to data quality, research and analytics. Utilizes judgment and resourcefulness to research, analyze and maintain accurate biographic and demographic data on alumni and donors in the University’s complex and comprehensive information system, ADIS. Identifies and implements new techniques that will considerably improve the data quality of alumni—particularly with regard to contact information. Develops, prepares and distributes various complex reports to A&D staff. Assists with administrative support of the A&D system replacement project team, including scheduling meetings and coordinating logistics for meetings and travel. Reports to the Director of Development Services. The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, critical thinking, attention to detail, and the strong ability to prioritize, follow through and take initiative.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project management for data-focused projects and special projects as directed
Manage special projects focused on data quality as part of the greater A&D technology replacement planning and/or that will directly impact university fundraising efforts.
Work with IT and Director of Development Services to prioritize, analyze, and test IT projects related to data.
Perform analysis of data definitions and existing reports and suggest data correction, report improvements and new/improved documentation.
Develop, prepare and distribute various complex reports to A&D staff.
Data research and updates
Conduct proactive research on records to assure data integrity and quality, as directed by the A&D system replacement project team. Assist with the implementation and maintenance of the set of data integrity audit reports for ADIS data.
Analyze routine Data Entry processes and develop revised processes that will increase efficiency and/or improve data quality.
Update addresses, phone numbers, and additional entity details through updates received through the alumni survey and other sources.
Provide administrative support to the system replacement project team, including scheduling of meetings and coordinating logistics for meetings and travel.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma plus three years of work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience plus one year of related work experience.
Other relevant skills:
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated strength in organizational, leadership, and project management skills. Ability to learn quickly—particularly with new technology, and work effectively in a complex organization. Experience with data entry, coding and verification with a very strong and focused attention to detail. Must be able to prioritize and work under pressure. An ability to create and follow a work plan with minimal supervision. Ability to handle confidential material and multi-task effectively. A very strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow through.
Experience with ADIS system. Knowledge of online research tools, including LexisNexis and ancestry.com. Experience in data analysis and reporting.
The hiring range for this position is $18.80 - $22.56 per hour.
To learn more about careers in Alumni & Development please visit http://alumni.wustl.edu/ContactUs/Career_Opportunities/
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Available to work evenings and weekends as necessary. This is a time-limited position of up to December 2020.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Development Services - Alumni and Development Programs. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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