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Data Integrity Officer

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Data Integrity Officer
Department/Unit Advancement
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S036-24
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Regular, On-Going
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $51,234 - $68,435 per annum
Classification ADM-04
Provisional Statement
This is a provisional classification. Formal regular review classification procedures may be initiated at any time by the incumbent or supervisor after the incumbent has worked a minimum of six months in the role.
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary
Dalhousie University’s Office of Advancement is responsible for all fundraising and alumni engagement activities at Dalhousie University. A team of over 100 advancement professionals cultivates relationships with alumni and friends of the university and works with donors to help them achieve personal fulfilment through philanthropic investment which is used to support student success, scientific research, and community impact. Reporting to the Manager, Constituent Management, the Data Integrity Officer will be responsible for the supervision of all daily activities for the constituent team. The Data Integrity Officer plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the organization’s data assets, ensuring that data is trustworthy, and contributing to overall operational efficiency and compliance.
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the bulk import and upload of data into organizational systems, ensuring accuracy and adherence to data standards.
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of Data Specialists involved in data entry, maintenance, and validation. Supervise the receiving, processing, and acknowledging of all constituent team requests within the University.
  • Ensure policy, process and standards adherence for self and direct reports, and develop and implement controls to prevent unauthorized or incorrect data uploads.
  • Perform regular quality assurance checks to identify and rectify errors prior to data upload.
  • Identify efficiencies, process gaps and other improvements, and collaborate with Business Intelligence and Platform Product Managers to implement.
Note
The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.

Required Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Management with three to five years’ related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience).
  • Strong analytics and data interpretation skills; detail-oriented, creative, inquisitive, persistent, and self-motivated in applying research and analytical abilities in meaningful ways to support the university’s fundraising goals.
  • Experience with business intelligence or reporting software such as Tableau, Cognos, or similar.
  • Excellent communication skills required in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment., along with the ability to prioritize and problem solve.
  • Supervisory experience, preferably in a unionized environment.
Assets
  • An understanding of university Advancement.
Job Competencies
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (https://www.dal.ca/dept/leaders.html), in particular:

- Respect & Inclusion
- Adaptability
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Communication
- Service
Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration
Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.

We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 02/08/2024
Close Date 02/22/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter