Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The University Advancement systems replacement program is a multi-year program designed to improve Wash U’s operational excellence and ability to make insight driven decisions focused on University Advancement activity. ADIS is the system of record for Washington University alumni and donors, and stores biographical, relationship, transactional, research and activity data for constituents. Critical system functionality supports fundraising and engagement efforts. The University Advancement systems replacement program includes replacing ADIS with a vended, cloud solution, in addition to other identified related systems.
This position focuses on data research and analytics, and data projects that improve data quality within University Advancement. Leads special projects related to data quality, research, and analytics. Utilizes judgment and resourcefulness to research, analyze and maintain accurate 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 and donors. 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 Advancement systems replacement planning and/or that will directly impact university fundraising efforts.
Work with IT and Data and Reporting Lead to prioritize, analyze, and test IT projects related to data cleanup.
Perform analysis of data definitions and existing reports and suggest data correction, report improvements, and new/improved documentation.
Data research and updates.
Conduct proactive research on records to assure data integrity and quality, as directed by the Advancement system replacement program 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 data in ADIS as part of data cleanup efforts in preparation for data migration.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience plus one year of related work experience.
Experience with ADIS system.
Experience in advancement and/or higher education.
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.
Available to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
The hiring range for this position is $19.18 to $24.47 per hour.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of University Advancement. 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.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.