The Admissions Operations Data Team is responsible for operational data flows from a variety of sources, including data elements from more than 40,000 undergraduate applications per year. Together with our colleagues, we send over 18 million communications, facilitate process automations, author reports, and ensure data integrity and security in support of student recruitment. The Office of Admissions at Indiana University Bloomington is a vibrant, collegial place to work, where team members are part of a network of relationships across campus, the Indiana University system, and within the higher education community.
Performs technical tasks including new process design, development and analysis, definition of program specifications, database coding and management of admissions operations projects. Analyzes suspect, prospect and applicant student data and manages information used in internal operations, external reporting and internal management purposes, including manipulation of student data for estimating and projecting recruitment efforts for the Office of Admissions. Takes responsibility for guiding ideas from the development phases through implementation; makes independent judgments.
Provides technical leadership for process automation and data quality efforts. Defines, develops, maintains, and is responsible for loading data from external and internal sources into the central Student Information System and the Customer Relational Management system. Structures and submits data to and from outside entities, conforming to unique specifications and requirements.
Manages data pertaining to admissions efforts and reporting. Serves as a member of the data manager team for the Office of Admissions and provides expert resource information on data, data groups, security and software functionality, the Indiana University Information Environment (IUIE) and interprets this data for decision support.
Quickly learns new platforms and toolsets through classes and self-study. Maintains and supports existing student information processing systems in their current operating environments. Provides instructions and guidance to staff, plans work and establishes project timelines and manages projects pertaining to suspects and prospects.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer systems technology, or a closely related field and two years of experience working with systems, data management or database analysis and design.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Knowledge of query languages such as SQL. Demonstrated ability in developing and understanding complex databases. Advanced analytical skills. Ability to summarize and communicate data analysis. Strong technical skills and competence in database applications and scripting languages. Excellent critical thinking skills. Superior attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals including the ability to analyze and present complex information. Strong organization and multitasking skills including ability to plan and manage multiple tasks and projects of various sizes and complexities simultaneously. Ability to adapt to ever-changing tasks and duties. Demonstrated ability to self-monitor quality control and accuracy.
Specific experience with PL/SQL, SQL Developer, Oracle or PostgreSQL Databases, DSS, IUIE, IU Student Information Systems and Customer Relationship Management systems. Experience working with a team and Agile project management. Experience with getting data from multiple sources, creating data flow processes, translating data and creating exports of data. Demonstrated ability to provide guidance on federal, state, and IU policies regarding data retrieval, confidentiality and the release of data.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3IT
Job Function: Information Technology
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