Manager, Career Development Center, Systems & Digital Analytics

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-28
Req: R0019293

The University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business, one of the world's leading business schools, seeks a Manager, Career Development Center (CDC), Systems and Digital Analytics. This individual is responsible for leading all activities in the CDC office related to data analytics, database management, and information systems in support of strategic data-driven decision-making. This critical role will carry out data and reporting projects for the Darden Career Development Center and work jointly with a new unit, Strategic Enterprise Data Analytics and Digital Innovation. The Strategic Enterprise Data Analytics and Digital Innovation team carries out analytics and provides strategic insights to Darden's senior leadership. This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Career Development Center and works closely with the Strategic Enterprise Data Analytics and Digital Innovation Department.

In collaboration with the Strategic Enterprise Data Analytics and Digital Innovation Department, the Manager will develop solutions to meet the needs of the Career Development Center, address issues/challenges and streamline processes by leveraging existing information systems and adoption of new technology based solutions.

This role will serve as the technical liaison to a wide range of external and internal stakeholders (career center advisors, employer relations team members, employers, Darden Corporate Relations, Enterprise Systems, GradLeaders, 12Twenty) and provide escalated technical support for students of all Darden degree formats. The Manager will also provide system training to new team members as well as ongoing training to current team members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive strategy to align CDC technologies with business objectives

  • Own CDC data analytics strategy—identify, define and prioritize data analytics projects and deliverables

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to analyze user requirements and document them in the form of BRD’s (business requirements document), FDD’s (Functional Design Document)

  • Contribute towards the enterprise data warehouse and analytics solution development

  • Create interactive dashboards, visualizations and enterprise reports leveraging Microsoft Power BI

  • Perform business analyst capabilities (e.g. source system analysis, source-to-target mapping, report wire-framing, requirements/user stories, and conceptual data modeling) in order to inform ETL and data architecture design

  • Develop Power BI data models and reports with compelling visual storytelling

  • Approve and/or define all data definitions in the CDC subject area for all data analytics deliverables

  • Provide leadership as the data steward for the CDC subject area in defining data, creating processes and procedures to monitor and enforce standards, maintaining the quality of the data

  • Establish and manage a process for Darden CDC business team to submit a help request for the CDC Systems team to prioritize and work through the queue

  • Manage data quality to ensure accurate analysis and reporting

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (CSEA) standards and ensure data is in compliance within established standards

  • Create process flows, presentations and reports to document recommendations and deliver them to the business stakeholders

  • Develop test plans, test cases, procedures, and documents given business requirements and design documents

  • Train CDC users on core career development systems and data analytics tools

Professional requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least four years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Degree in Business, Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline preferred.

  • Experience building reports, dashboard and visualizations in PowerBI or similar reporting tool.

  • Knowledge of relational and dimensional database structures, theories, principles and practices.

  • Expert solution delivery using Tableau, Qlik, Microsoft BI and/or Spotfire.

  • Highly self-motivated to deliver both independently and with strong team collaboration.

  • Strong written and oral communications along with presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong skills in working with spreadsheets, presentation software, PowerPoint, Business Intelligence Reporting and visual analytic tools.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Experience in Business Intelligence or Information Management, ideally within consulting environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, including ability to write stored procedures, triggers, analytic functions, and tuning.

  • Experience with Agile delivery methodology.

  • Familiarity with career management systems (12Twenty, GradLeaders or other).

  • Familiarity with the career management center operations, with on campus/on grounds recruiting practices, or with general recruiting/hiring practices.

Competitive salary based on experience.

This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at

How to Apply:
Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for R0019293. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).
Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for R0019293. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 1/27/2021
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