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The Nebraska Statewide Workforce & Educational Reporting System (NSWERS) at the University of Nebraska is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Assistant Director, Database/ ETL Development to lead the data architecture, modeling, and management initiatives for the NSWERS organization.
The Assistant Director will work closely with the Executive Director and NSWERS partnering organizations to define, implement, and manage of all data structures created to support the goals and objectives of the organization. This includes ensuring effective and secure data storage, implementation of business intelligence tools, and successful data integration with all partner organizations.
The Nebraska P-20W data initiative, known as NSWERS, is a partnership of the Nebraska prekindergarten, elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educational systems to use data and information to further evidence-based policy and practices. The NSWERS partners also work in collaboration with Nebraska Department of Labor to examine the intersection of education and the workforce with the goal of providing research-based insight into meeting Nebraska’s current and future workforce needs.
Job Responsibilities: (In addition to periodic unique tasks, the following describes major responsibilities)
Operations & Administration
Leadership/ Professional Accountability
Bachelor’s degree and eight (8) years of experience designing data architecture, leading and developing ETL/ELT processes, coordinating and analyzing business intelligence objectives, and assessing data extraction and reporting outcomes. Demonstrated competency with Microsoft SQL Server database is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered.
Experience in the education industry; Familiarity with cloud-based database solutions and related security considerations; Experience with data visualization tools; Familiarity with data science principles and research methodology; High tolerance for ambiguity; Demonstrated fluency in one or more data-relevant programming languages/utilities (SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Python, Hadoop, C, C++, etc.) and one or more database management systems.
How to Apply:
This position works in Lincoln, NE. Applications are processed through the online job posting at http://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/1293. Follow instructions to complete the Applicant Profile. Along with your application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Direct questions about the position to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472- 3701.
The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.