Data Management Specialist - EXTENDED

Salisbury, MD


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Data Management Specialist in the University Analysis, Reporting & Assessment (UARA) Office.

Primary Job Duties: Assist the UARA Office in its goal to effectively, efficiently and accurately collect, analyze and report institutional data to internal and external constituents. The Data Management Specialist will create accurate data files for use in reporting information to internal and external audiences; develop, use and maintain query tools to access databases to extract and prepare data; utilize Qualtrics, SPSS, Excel, Peoplesoft and other software and databases as necessary to extract and analyze data; communicate results to assist with efforts to improve the University's effectiveness and efficiency; assist with various facets of the student assessment, accreditation and University Strategic Planning processes.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, math, social science, business, or related field. Four years of related experience with databases; data collection, analysis and reporting; and report writing. Experience in database/spreadsheet management and data analysis, manipulation and extraction is required.

Working knowledge of assessment and research methods and techniques used in collecting, compiling, and organizing data and information, working knowledge of analytical and statistical principles and techniques. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to handle sensitive materials with discretion and tact, to present ideas and information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to perform mathematical computations; to present statistical material in chart, graph and narrative form. Ability to independently handle multiple tasks and set priorities. This position requires an analytical person with attention to detail and demonstrated project and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with a student record management data system such as PeopleSoft or Banner, preferred. Skill in the use of SPSS or Excel, or similar program. General knowledge of PeopleSoft, preferred.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacte

Applications received by October 9, 2019 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .


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