Summary of Duties: The Washington State University Foundation seeks a dynamic, driven, seasoned data professional to serve in a critical role on the Advancement Records Team. The position reports to the Advancement Records Team Leader.
This position is responsible for both the near tactical and long-term strategic data going into and out of WSU Foundation's database system containing over 2,100 data elements, 500 of which are multiple-value fields. This position is responsible for the systems analysis, code review, design evaluation and implementations in support of business processes and fundraising objectives.
The incumbent will analyze, develop and maintain all data elements in the donor database and fill an important role that will define and implement new database coding as needed and/or delete or modify existing code based on approved data requirements; adding value and enhancing database systems to provide enhanced accurate results as part of data governance techniques and strategies. Data integration and business reporting strategies will be used when presenting data results.
The successful candidate will also actively participate in meetings with customers, executive leadership team members, deans and directors across WSU to ensure data reporting requirements are being met.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelors degree in a related field AND three (3) years of professional experience in business data analysis or related; OR a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and ability are acquired.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximate...ly 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.