Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: 401 N. Michigan Avenue
The Director, Data Governance & Stewardship ensures the security and proper use of Chicago Boothâ™s data assets through policy, communication, and training. By creating and enforcing Boothâ™s data policies, leading training initiatives, and liaising as needed with the Deanâ™s Office, Faculty, and University counterparts, this role ensures that Boothâ™s data is consistently well-represented and -protected. Through a centralized, systemized strategy of data governance and stewardship, Booth will continue to lead the way in its ability to make data-driven decisions, even internally.
Generates, documents, and operationalizes Boothâ™s data governance knowledge base.
Addresses and mitigates various data risks, ensuring compliance with data privacy laws.
Effectively serves as a neutral auditor and partner to users of Boothâ™s data.
Works independently across business units and IT to align data governance and business strategies on future technology projects.
Gathers buy-in and creates mandatory processes, e.g. data orientations and annual trainings in order to continue to access Booth data.
Centralizes and systemizes data governance strategy at a school-wide level.
Effectively implements data governance policy across departments, systems, and the University.
Connects with University data governance and stewardship counterparts to address unique Booth issues and priorities while avoiding duplication of efforts.
Serves on Universityâ™s Secure Research Computing Oversight Committee and other appropriate data governance committees as needed.
Communicates policy to all Booth staff, faculty, and students.
Establishes and reports data quality and data governance metrics.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelorâ™s degree required.
At least eight years of work experience developing solutions to business problems, implementing solutions with a focus in data governance required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Exceptional ability to build relationships with employees at all levels of the organization required.
Excellent analytical, organizational, planning and problem solving skills with an ability to prioritize, drive, and complete multiple projects under stringent deadlines, responding to changing priorities required.
Excellent problem solving, ability to take disparate sets of quantitative and qualitative data and drive to innovative solutions required.
Ability to advise and influence leaders throughout the organization regarding data governance improvement opportunities required.
Professional demeanor including tact and discretion, with a track record of establishing positive internal and external relationships required.
A hands-on individual who can leverage support from a variety of sources required.
Understanding and appreciation of customer service required.
Critical and creative thinker required.
Superior detail orientation and organizational skills required.
Ability to make sound and logical judgments required.
Ability to track and analyze data required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
NOTE:: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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