Specialist - Data
Utah Valley University - Orem, UT

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Salary or Wage

$27,051 - $33,814


Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category

Non-Faculty Staff

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Type of Position


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Summary of Duties

This position will provide specialized monitoring and analysis of the GEAR UP student information database system. -Manage scholarship program. Communicate with students regarding renewal process and work with Financial Aid offices to process scholarship payments. Manage scholarship database. 60% -Assist in analyzing quality of workflow, output, and reporting functions of student database. Identify, report, and track edits to database. Update forms and assure that correct forms are being used program-wide. Identify and run needed reports. 20% -Assist in coordinating and monitoring student files. Assist in developing and conducting audits on data and student files. 10% -Work closely with Data Coordinator to monitor data entry progress program-wide. Perform other job related duties as assigned. 10%

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an Associate's degree or a related field OR any combination of education and experience totaling 4 year(s). Current driver's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of database systems and data-tracking methodologies. -Knowledge of general financial aid rules and procedures. -Database management skills. -Skills in office methods, techniques, practices, and procedures. - Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. - Ability to perform, manage, and supervise a variety of data collection, entry and tracking duties with minimal or no supervision. - Ability to work with diversity of personalities and backgrounds. - Ability to work with personnel and partners at their assigned schools, colleges, or other locations. - Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. - Ability to travel to work with personnel and partners at their assigned schools, colleges, or other locations. - Ability to drive provided state cars and pass the driver's test each year. Must have a valid driver's license.
Selective placement factors

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Special Instructions to Applicants

  • To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website. - To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies. - To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date. - Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed. - Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment. - Application materials become the property of UVU. - For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu
Required Applicant Documents

Resume Cover Letter Copy of Diploma of Highest Degree Earned List of 3-5 References

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcript Transcript 2 Transcript 3 Letter of Reference Letter of Reference 2 Letter of Reference 3 Other (1) Other (2) Other (3)



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