Brown University — Data Quality Control Manager

Job Description:

Accurate and meaningful data is foundational to supporting the critical mission of Brown University community engagement. The Data Quality Control Manager role supports these efforts through the identification, evaluation, and resolution of data hygiene/integrity issues, ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of internal and external reports sourced from Advancement.  Data managed by this team includes identity information (such as name, gender, ethnicity, etc.), contact information, relationships, educational information, student involvements and awards, contact preferences, and many other data points that impact an individual or organization’s relationship with the Brown community.

This position partners with the Assistant Director, Data Management to perform data integrity assessments, verify and maintain records in the Advancement enterprise database, and complete special research projects as requested. Key tasks include working with partners in Research and Prospect Management as well as Advancement Marketing, reviewing data integrity reporting, and working with campus partners such as the offices of the Registrar and University Parent and Family Engagement to ensure accurate fund and constituent data and business continuity.

Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a related field, such as constituent management, data management, data services, or financial data field

Required Qualifications

  • Experience, understanding and command of procedural work in reference to databases and quality control required
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel for data management purposes required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nonprofit or Higher Ed experience desired.
  • Experience with CRM systems is desired; preference for experience with Blackbaud CRM or Raiser’s Edge

Job Competencies

  • Strong commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness in the Division of Advancement through actions, interactions and communications
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, cooperative, and collaborative with colleagues within the division, adapting to system and process changes
  • Professional, diplomatic, discreet with confidential information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel), and Google Suite
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, prioritize and plan work activities while meeting respective deadlines

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a completed criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
Data Quality Control Manager


Grade 9

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Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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