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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Data Management Specialist
Position Classification Code: C5004
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 07
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general direction, responsible for coordination of the collection, maintenance, analysis and distribution of administrative information used to produce university reports and special project reports which require analysis and comparison.
Standard Duties:
Assumes general responsibility for the collecting, editing, processing, and distribution of data required in the university data information systems. Assumes direct responsibility for the collection, editing, processing and distribution of several university administrative information system through a liaison role with academic and administrative offices and data-processing personnel. Consults with academic and administrative departments concerning the importance of data requirements, and aids in providing feedback information to them. Provides assistance in the preparation of special analyses and reports to the university administration and various departments. Recommends and implements new operating methods to improve data flow, collection, editing, processing and distribution. Recommends and implements new standards and procedures for administrative information. Assists in the design, development and implementation of computerized data files and information systems within the university administration. Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of university and department policies and procedures. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organization and administration; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Knowledge of laboratory and field research; university structure and function.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Ability to direct, evaluate, train and supervise the work of assigned personnel; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information; respond quickly to requests from university administrators, legislators and stakeholders; communicate verbally and in writing about technical topics to general audience.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-