Academic Data Manager

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Academic Data Manager

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Academic Data Manager is a member of the Academic Affairs team in the School of Management. They are accountable for multiple systems, including Digital Measures and Tableau, which the team uses for accreditation, program assessment, reporting, and other essential needs. This position ensures the data integrity within the systems and that they communicate with other university systems to enhance and support the Leadership's strategic prioritization and the School's mission.

Supervisor: Director of Academic Affairs

Job Responsibilities:

Essential Job Responsibilities

Support the development of a culture of service to school and university constituencies by providing institutional data and analyses that support the School’s academic programs and decision-making in a timely manner, while prioritizing competing requests.
Leads development and makes decisions regarding business practices and procedures that leverage the features of the systems to provide improved customer service. Leads the implementation of any new functionality in the database systems used by the school or makes suggestions of retirement of old systems.
Periodically analyzes and evaluates current and future needs to recommend improvements, upgrades, and enhancements for all SOM platforms.
Continuously looks for areas for process improvement (for example, Assurance of Learning, ACPs, Faculty evaluation reporting, Digital Measures reports) and solves any related issues.
System Administrator for Digital Measures
Produces tables for AACSB accreditation, maintain the SOM Assessment Pages on myUSF, support NASPAA accreditation (MPA).
Oversee addition of new faculty. Train and support FT faculty (who are responsible for their own data), Keep up with changes to accreditation reporting rules and AACSB standard reports, Annual review of Faculty Qualifications.
Support annual faculty review, funding, sabbatical, and other Dean’s office processes.
Manages and conducts testing of all updates, new reports and patches.
Responsible for all other reports, tables, screens, and adjunct faculty data as well as reviewing full-time faculty data.
Creates/maintain queries, ad-hoc reports, procedures, forms, and data tables using SQL or similar advanced report writer, including dashboards using Tableau.
Organizes training for faculty, leadership, and staff members in use of Tableau.
Support the preparation of external reports and surveys, such as Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Graduate Career Services employment survey Data Direct surveys, U.S. News and World Report, and Princeton Review.
Maintain School Blue Evaluation Data (ODS Table and Tableau report) and produce evaluation reports for annual faculty review, and as needed, with ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Integral partner in Assurance of Learning structure within the school - reporting, data interpretation and display of, and documentation of processes.
Supervise collection of syllabi and office hours, working with our Web team to post information online.
Acts as the Academic Affairs point of contact for SOM staff and faculty in regard to SOM systems. Liaises with CIPE, ITS and other constituents within the University for database functionality. Serves on the Administrative Systems Governance Committee.
Participates in professional forums and conferences and keeps abreast of trends and issues pertaining to data management.
Leads special projects as requested.
Other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required from a regionally-accredited institution. One to three years of professional experience with large amounts of data, queries, problem solving and with programming languages such as SQL, Tableau, HTML/CSS necessary. Must have previous database administration experience. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work collaboratively to build organizational capability and solve problems. Strong interpersonal skills and able to maintain relationships in a diverse community. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Ability to identify, plan, and manage projects to achieve objectives. Ability to set personal deadlines, gather information and data and effectively present findings.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to lead and manage change. Understanding of principles of quality management and documentation. Demonstrated commitment to excellence. Commitment to USF’s Mission, Vision and Values.

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Posted: 1/24/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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