Senior Project Associate

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a federally funded contract that is part of a Washington DC-based national higher education association, seeks a data entry coordinator to maintain various databases for programs offered by member colleges.

Key job functions:

  • Entry and maintenance of key data attributes
  • Export data for use in publications and projects
  • Maintain quality assurance and perform data checks on entered data and exported files
  • Use multiple data sources and advanced software skills for data analysis
  • Provide various internal reports
  • Assist in updating and training employees on database functionality and use, including maintaining training materials and guides
  • Act as a liaison between teams to ensure timely data sharing and database updates
  • Work on additional data and research projects, as assigned

Essential to this position are: 

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office experience, data entry and review, database queries and database exports
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel including Visual Basic
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.


  • A bachelor's degree in a related major or equivalent of education and/or experience
  • Some Mac OSX experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze data
  • Excellent proofing ability
  • Strong organizational and project management skills;
  • Ability to grasp complexities of higher education programs, college course articulation and curricular matters helpful

Salary:  $55-60,000 commensurate with experience.  EOE/AA.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Submit cover letter and resume no later than February 7th to AASCU Human Resources (

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
1307 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC   20005-4701