Data Services Specialist

We're hiring a Data Services Specialist! This is a career, 100% time appointment eligible for full university benefits:

The Data Management department is within the Advancement Services unit and is responsible for the processing and maintenance of gifts/pledges/payments and constituent information stored in the Ellucian Banner Advancement system (Banner) and various other systems and databases that support the work of University Relations. This department develops, implements, and executes processes to ensure the accurate and timely handling of gift/donation, event/activity, and constituent biographical and demographic information in support of the University's fundraising and alumni relations activities. Our database contains over 430,000 UC Santa Cruz constituent records, including past & present students, alumni, faculty, staff, and supporters of the campus and campus activities. ADFS Banner is the primary information resource for the outreach and fundraising efforts of the Chancellor, University Relations staff, and other campus departments. 

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Data Management, Data Services, the Data Services Specialist primarily supports the maintenance and use of the biographic data within the ADFS Banner database and other related systems and applications. The Data Services Specialist also tests functional specifications for new or edited database modifications and upgrades and provides back-up support for the gift administration team. The incumbent will assist with developing and providing training manuals and basic data entry training best practices to appropriate staff.  

The Initial Review Date (IRD) is 10/25/18. All applications received by the IRD are guaranteed consideration by the hiring unit. Application materials received after the IRD will only be forwarded to the unit upon their request. For a complete list of qualifications/competencies, use this quick link to access the job posting.

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