Data Strategy and Governance Lead - Computing Services-2015378
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The Computing Services central IT department at CMU provides services that have a strategic impact on university goals. We make service decisions based on interaction and valuable input from colleagues engaged in the education, research, and administration efforts of the university. We are a learning organization and approach successes and mistakes as a learning experience to continually cultivate a culture of intelligent risk-taking. We want to hire versatile team members who are inspired and passionate about their work. Join us and be part of a team committed to excellence, innovation, diversity, team, and individual growth.
As the Data Strategy and Governance Lead, you are responsible for planning and leading the Data Governance and Data Service programs for the University. You will work with leaders to establish and operate an evolving collaboration of data stewards, data consumers, and analysts to enable data sharing and analytics for the institution with the ultimate goal of supporting business leaders in using data to make decisions and analyze performance.
Your core responsibilities include:
Champion the Data Stewardship Committee, influence and educate partners on Data Governance.
Develop a data service program and establish an overall framework and processes for the creation and maintenance of standard definitions, metadata, and data management and sharing practices.
Develop and ensure the successful completion of schedules, timelines, planning, and documentation.
Ensure continuous improvement, maintaining current knowledge of partner needs, challenges, and opportunities, and also staying ahead of meaningful industry and technology advances.
Develop data management standards and policies to ensure data quality, stewardship, regulatory compliance, and issue resolution.
Actively connect with staff and senior leaders to increase their awareness of data governance, data management, and quality improvement efforts.
You must demonstrate:
Solid knowledge of data governance practices, concepts, and technologies related to data quality, storage, protection, and dissemination.
Knowledge of database concepts, Information Management, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Reporting, and Integration technologies
* Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. A degree in Information Science, Business Management, Computer Science, Software Engineering is preferred.
* A combination of five (5) years of experience in the following areas are required:
Dynamic professional work experience related to program management with a history of success with IT data analytics and governance, including three years in a leadership role.
Experience leading projects and multi-functional teams in a complex IT environment.
* Master's Degree in Information Science, Business Management, Computer Science, Software Engineering.
* Experience in an higher education environment is preferred.
* PMP certified; Project experience in agile environment.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Information Technology
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Internal Number: 2015378
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.