Data Quality Analyst, Systems Applications

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Data Quality Analyst, Systems Applications

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: ISC974

Location: District Services

Department: District Information Services

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs).

Job Description:

Reviews and verifies the referential and historical integrity of data in both the enterprise database and external data repositories (e.g., state MIS data mart); verifies that the proper fields are being updated in the database, that the appropriate records are being updated, and that suspended records are resolved in a timely manner; ensures that operations such as duplicate ID removal and inactivation of invalid addresses occur on a regular basis.

Administers and performs data reporting to state, federal and other agencies; ensures that processes and documentation for reporting and transmitting data are complete, accurate and current; ensure the submission of data in a timely and secure manner.

Provide quality assurance oversight of data flows and stores; regularly review the quality of automated data loads into the database including, but not limited to, the load of admissions applications, financial aid applications, and test scores.

Recommends, designs, implements, and monitors quality procedures used in the collection and storage of data; identifies, assesses, documents, and communicates potential quality issues related to data collection, storage, processing, and use; meets with users to resolve data quality problems.

Provides data quality advisory services to the District and campuses; resolves data quality problems; provides training to end users.

Leads teams directly responsible for data quality and integrity and participates in cross-functional work teams as assigned to ensure that data quality issues are addressed; recommends enhancements to systems and processes.

Maintains data quality documentation; defines and maintains data standards, data definitions, and data entry forms, checklists, manuals and guidelines.

Ensures the security of data; monitors data transmission and storage repositories to prevent unauthorized access.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of data in the enterprise database and external data repositories, and for submitting of required data reports to state, federal and other agencies.

Working Relationships:
The Data Quality Analyst, Systems Applications maintains frequent contact with the system office of the California Community Colleges, federal agencies, various District departments and personnel, as well as Information Services management and staff, contract programmers, and vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of intermediate Structured Query Language (SQL)

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of information technology, networking, and security standards

Knowledge of system and environmental integration techniques

Ability to learn new software tools, operating systems, network applications, etc.

Ability to quickly learn and apply emerging technologies

Ability to analyze data, understand patterns and recognize anomalies

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently in a team environment

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people possessing a broad array of skills

Ability to solve problems

Strong conceptual, analytical and decision-making skills

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three (3) years of experience with SQL, databases, data reporting and analytical tools;


Associate Degree and a minimum of five (5) years of experience with SQL, databases, data reporting and analytical tools.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:
Related experience in an educational environment.

Working Conditions:
Information technology office environment; subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); subject to repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

Salary Range: $6,233 - $7,567 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:

Posting Number: 2015229P

Open Date: 03/02/2018

Close Date: 3/16/2018

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

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Posted: 3/5/2018
Application Due: 3/19/2018
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