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Operations Officer (Data)

University of Dundee - Enquirer and Applicant Communications

Location: Dundee
Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 Grade 7.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2022
Closes: 29th January 2022
Job Ref: PEXR0281

The Directorate of External Relations aims to enhance the reputation of the University through effective engagement with a wide range of stakeholders and thus support income generation. It includes student recruitment and admissions, marketing, corporate communications, alumni and development, web services, creative services and events and public engagement.

We are recruiting an experienced and self-motivated team player to join us as Operations Officer (Data) in the Operations Team in External Relations. This is an excellent opportunity to use your knowledge and experience of data systems and supporting business processes to provide operational support of the University’s Student Management System (SMS) through all stages of the applicant journey.

You will be joining a small, professional team, playing a key role in supporting data and communication processes for the recruitment and admission of students to the University. You will also work closely with UoD IT to further enhance the features and functionality of the SMS and related business processes.

External Relations has a strong customer-oriented focus, and relies on data systems and business-driven technical solutions to provide business intelligence, market edge and to enable day to day processing. Key software systems used are Tribal SITS Student Management System (SMS), Cognos reporting tools and Microsoft PowerBI.

Your priorities will include:

  • Supporting the identification, management, validation, conversion and cleansing of data within the SMS and related business processes.
  • Acquiring an extended knowledge of the data and business processes related to the applicant and student journey.
  • Assisting with the implementation and development of further elements of the SMS related to recruitment and admissions..
  • Assisting with the development of operational reports and queries from the SMS.
  • Maintaining datasets in external systems such as UCAS, and ensuring the data is accurate and in sync with our own internal systems.

We're looking for someone who has:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of large-scale databases/datasets and their structures, and a working knowledge of SQL.
  • Knowledge and experience of using reporting packages (such as Cognos, PowerBI, Business Objects or Excel).
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, strong analytical skills, and orientation toward meticulous work.
  • A methodical approach to ensure data quality is of a high standard throughout.

For more details, please read the full job description (available on the university's website, accessed by the apply button).

We are one of the UK’s leading universities, internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our purpose is to transform lives, locally and globally, which we do as a community of staff (Professional Services and academic Schools), students and alumni. Professional Services directorates are key to delivering the University strategy and driving change across the University.

For further information please contact Irene Ross, Service Delivery Manager at i.x.ross@dundee.ac.uk.

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well as a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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