Data Governance and Administration Manager

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
$70,000 - $90,000 per year; DOE
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Administrative
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Employment Type
Full Time

Data Governance and Administration Manager
Arizona State University
Department Name: Data & Analysis
Campus: Tempe

Job Description
ASU, a leading innovator in higher education, is looking for an experienced data professional to help implement and support our data governance program and related data management initiatives. If you are committed to proper and ethical use of data and are excited by the prospect of collaboration cross-functionally to make sure we treat our constituents’ data securely and with respect, then this position is for you.

As with everyone in the Enterprise Technology team, our intentional focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging as well as culture and communications are core responsibilities in this role. With an increased emphasis on authenticity, compassion, and inclusivity, this position strives to embody and advance our Enterprise Technology Positive Core.

Salary Range
$70,000-$90,000 per year; DOE

Close Date
18-April- 2023

Essential Duties

  • Support data-related committees and working groups made up of members across the ASU community. This includes driving the agendas and tracking issues
  • Work collaboratively with ASU constituents to help resolve core data governance and management issues that are raised by committees
  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders to create project plans, including budgets, for the implementation of data management activities including activities such as alterations to security and permissions models and revising of data access processes
  • Lead the implementation of data management projects including helping to create requirements, project team management, and stakeholder communications
  • Implement solutions that support data governance and management strategy and direction
  • Operationalize data policy by implementing processes and leading the implementation of technical solutions
  • Establish and audit workflows to ensure that data governance policies have been implemented and are being adhered to
  • Providing expertise on data management implications of data governance and policy decisions
  • Support data users in appropriate data use, handling and data access permissioning
  • Support data users in data treatment and retirement in adherence to state retention schedules
  • Partner with data, engineering, IT policy, privacy, and security professionals for data governance and data management activities and decision making
  • Develop and maintain data dictionaries, data inventories, data mapping and metadata
  • Take responsibility for fostering culture, advancing our values, and championing engagement in all its forms -- collaborating across our teams as well as participating in ET/ASU events and programs
  • Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment. Advances our Enterprise Technology Affirmative Pledge.

Minimum Qualifications
BA/BS Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Marketing or related field AND 3 years product/program management, project management, management consulting OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience implementing or engaging in higher education data governance processes
  • Awareness of the national and international data and privacy regulatory landscape (Examples: GDPR, HIPAA, FERPA)
  • Intermediate level understanding of higher educational systems and data (Examples: student information systems (SIS)- PeopleSoft/ Banner, learning management systems (LMS)- Canvas/ Blackboard, customer relationship management (CRM)- Salesforce)
  • Project management and/ or business analysis skills/ experience
  • Process improvement and mapping

Working Environment
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%).Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%).Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.

Department Statement
Enterprise Technology (ET) embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Join the team that sparks human-centered innovation

ET is a rapidly reconfigurable and entrepreneurial organization at ASU that prioritizes and executes to meet the needs of our community of learners, faculty, researchers and staff. Our work emphasizes autonomy, flexibility and distributed decision-making to leverage the strengths of individuals. Together, we embrace a culture that nurtures, engages and embraces diverse voices with a shared lens of positive community impact and expanded opportunities for collaboration.

Why join us?

Mission oriented. Everything we do is to advance ASU’s charter -- measuring who we include and how they succeed. We are staunch champions of learner success and put people first.

Flexibility. Our hybrid work environment prioritizes personal autonomy and trust around how work gets done. Staff touch base in person a few times per week with freedom to decide how, when and where.

Culture forward. We embrace a Positive Core culture: Belonging, Relational, Authentic, Visionary and Empowered. The ET fabric weaves together diversity, equity and inclusion applied in our daily work and interactions.

Scale of impact. Our work changes the world. With 180k+ learners, faculty, researchers and staff, working with ET means you have the capacity to improve many lives and entire communities.

World-class, low cost education. Our professional development is built in! ET encourages staff to seek additional certificates and degrees via ASU’s top ranked programs with major tuition breaks.

Exposure to industry giants. ET partners with Amazon, Apple, Cox, Verizon, Salesforce, Alteryx and a diversity of technology companies to enhance our innovations and deepen their impact

ASU Statement
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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