Associate Director, Systems Architecture University Extension
Job #: 1908736
Full-Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $90,000 - $115,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves technical acumen for planning, designing, developing, implementing and administering data-based systems that acquire, prepare, store and provide access to data and metadata. Maintains and optimizes systems and migrates data and systems as needed. Ensures integrity and completeness of data and workflow, manages and / or develops data practices, databases and information systems as well as guidelines, dictionaries, registries and / or services. May include interpretation of scientific research data artifacts as well as mediation across science and technology domains and long-term data care. As information architect and data steward, designs systems, data products and / or data production processes while focusing on data curation, data exchange, data security, data integrity and information environments. (Re)evaluates frameworks, strategies, standards and standards-making activities. May involve work with a project-level data repository, a center or an archive.
Having significant experience, applies advanced data / information management concepts and Consortium objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analyses of situations, information or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Uses comprehensive knowledge of data formats, data query methods, data transformation processes and systems lifecycle processes to identify and resolve data based issues. Selects methods and techniques to obtain desired results. Creates and maintains comprehensive documents and specifications regarding data systems and transfer protocols. Directs contractors as necessary to complete the work.
This is a position within the Smarter Balanced division of the University of California Santa Cruz Extension.
Smarter Balanced is a member led organization of states and territories that collaborate to provide formative, interim and summative assessment resources (e.g. tools, items, tests, etc) that help educators better prepare their students to be college and career ready after they leave high school.
The UC Santa Cruz Extension is the leading workforce educator in Silicon Valley, is the only institution in the area to offer University of California-quality accredited courses designed by experienced instructors who are actually working in their field. We serve: - new college graduates needing practical skills - people in the workforce looking to update skills or change direction - life long learners interested in studying with industry experts in the heart of Silicon Valley - K-12 students and educators by providing access to high quality curriculum and assessments that are aligned to rigorous standards.
This is a remote position, which requires employee to work from a home office.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience / training.
Proven modeling and information design skills with the ability to prepare complex data models unassisted.
Ability to understand and model complex knowledge-intensive processes such as scholarly and research processes.
Ability to represent relevant information in abstract models. Critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
Familiarity with highly complex data quality, governance issues, requirements, logical data design and data mapping or data conversion.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 05-13-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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