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Systems Data Coordinator - Office of Admissions

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Job posted by: Columbia University School of Social Work

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Job description

Reporting to the Director and Associate Director at the Office of Admissions, the Systems Data Coordinator is responsible for the following: - Maintaining operation of online systems for admissions and generating reports. (30%) - Monitors the flow of data from the online application to and from the Student Information System (SIS), ensuring data integrity across all systems. (15%) - Coordinate annual updates for the SLATE(online application system (5%) - Trains other staff to use SLATE and SIS (5%) - Attends on-campus administrative meetings (3%) - Supervises and trains college work-study students in student services and data entry (2%) - Uses Mainframe and Infomaker to run programs and create reports (10%) - Conducts programmatic research and benchmarks projects as needed (10%) - Provides support on data collection, reports metrics of program evaluations (5%) - Implements upgrades and changes: makes recommendations for system improvements and responds to applicant questions regarding technical aspects of the online application process. (10%) - Other Duties as assigned (5%)

The successful candidate will have proven hands-on technical proficiency and will be capable of resolving problems in all phases of systems management while working under minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of both server and workstation computer systems, including knowledge of hardware and operating systems, software applications; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, staff members and vendors; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and the ability to manage multiple priorities. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required.
    0-2 years of related experience required.
  • Experience in a computerized, service-centered work environment, with particular knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, is required.
  • Considerable knowledge of both server and workstation computer systems, including knowledge of hardware and operating systems, software applications
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, staff members and vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Individual must be able to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years related work experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of electronic mail programs, network applications (e.g., ftp, telnet), Infomaker, Microsoft Access, Dreamweaver, Apply Yourself and Student Information Systems (SIS) preferred.
  • Some experience with website development a plus.
  • Experience working in Higher Education or in educational environment is a plus.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

How to apply

To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at Columbia University J@C website at: http://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=144023

Location

1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10027, US

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