Manager, SalesForce & Data Administration

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Business Administration

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Manager, SalesForce & Data Administration

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business is seeking to hire a Manager, Salesforce and Data Administration. This individual will manage a Salesforce staff and strategically work to maximize information and data management to facilitate effective academic program management, track student outcomes, and enhance employer engagement and alumni relations. The Manager will report to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and will also serve as the College liaison to Auburn University’s new OneAuburn initiative to build a campus-wide CRM solution to provide an intelligent single-source view of our constituents, improve business processes, and enable data-driven decisions.

Essential Functions

Specific duties include:
• Managing a team of data analysts and information specialists deployed throughout the college.
• Working with college and university leadership, information technology specialists, and end users to evaluate and optimize processes, develop new features, and/or automate processes to allow for more relevant and reliable decision-making.
• Directing multiple sources of complex data related to college functions including graduate and undergraduate programs, employer data management, and alumni data management.
• Establishing and implementing policies and procedures for data governance, security, and integrity, through collaboration with university liaisons.
• Managing administrative Salesforce functions (including user management, reports, dashboards, and workflows), the day-to-day configuration, support, maintenance, and improvement to the platform, and necessary system upgrades.
• Facilitating education and support to empower the user group and grow the collective user skillset.
• Demonstrate a strong internal customer service orientation.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Business, Engineering or Mathematics/Statistics. Preferred degree in
Management Information Systems, Computer
Engineering, or Business Analytics.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience designing, administering, reporting,
and analyzing data and data sources to drive
decisions. At least 1 year experience mentoring,
supervising, or leading others.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Candidates must possess data management knowledge, Excel proficiency, and FERPA guideline knowledge.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Salesforce Certified Administrator or must obtain within a year of employment.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience in business process improvement, developing system-wide solutions with a managerial perspective, and experience with Salesforce.

2. Experience with a CRM platform

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$59,700 - $99,600

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of 6 years experience designing, administering, reporting, and analyzing data and data sources to drive decisions? At least 1 year experience mentoring, supervising, or leading others.
    • Yes
    • No