Senior Assistant Director, Data Integrity

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401 N. Michigan Avenue

30345 Booth Advancement

About the Unit
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit:

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Job Summary:

The Senior Assistant Director of Data Integrity is responsible for managing alumni data in Chicago Booth and University systems, working closely with key partners throughout Chicago Booth and the University of Chicago to ensure timely entry and accuracy of all essential data. In coordination with the Advancement Analytics team, this person is responsible for managing data projects that align with key objectives for the Office of Advancement.

The Senior Assistant Director manages the Booth Advancement Data Integrity team, which supports the Advancement and Alumni Relations Departments. The team consists of fundraising systems specialists who are responsible for data entry and auditing, and address the requests for alumni data updates from other Chicago Booth departments. The Data Integrity team also serves as a help desk for custom data coding and alumni data requests.


  • Maintain the biographic data for Booth alumni and donors in Griffin, the University's database of record, and the Booth Community Directory.
  • Conduct research to find information on alumni.
  • Compare multiple strains and sources of data and enter the appropriate information into database.
  • Identify new and improved methods for increasing volume of data updates while maintaining accuracy
  • Reconcile discrepancies between internal and external databases, including Lexis Nexis and LinkedIn.
  • Field phone calls from colleagues and alumni regarding address updates, mailing list changes, and help with Community Directory.
  • Serve as a liaison with University Business Data and Griffin teams, and Booth Information Technology on alumni data maintenance projects.
  • Maintain documentation on data entry and coding processes, in coordination with other data maintenance teams.
  • Manage the Data Integrity team.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and set priorities required.
  • Excellent organizational, decision-making, and research/investigative skills required.
  • Superior communication and written skills required.
  • Strong commitment to customer service required.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify trends or connections required.
  • Discretion in the handling of confidential information required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business required.
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required

  • A minimum two years of data entry/maintenance or research-related experience in an academic or corporate setting required.
  • Experience with a higher education alumni database preferred.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Familiarity with LexisNexis, the University of Chicago alumni database system (Griffin, SunGard Advance product) and/or Chicago Booth Directory (Community Directory, Jive product) preferred.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Windows computer environment and Microsoft Office required.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

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Job No:
Posted: 2/21/2018
Application Due: 3/16/2018
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