Data Resource and Management Coordinator

Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: Data Resource and Management Coordinator
Position Number: 126162
Category Status: Exempt Staff, Regular, Full-Time (12 month)
Unit: University of Maryland Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Home Office Locations: Symons Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
The Data Resource Management Coordinator will provide significant support to the University of Maryland Extension (UME) in the area of data resources and data management. The positon will reside in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR). Major responsibilities are listed below with emphasis on design, development, implementation and maintenance of reports, and analytic tools to collect various data to meet the federal reporting requirements for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Civil Rights and Compliance for the University of Maryland Extension system. This position will provide significant support to the DEIR (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect) initiative through enhanced data collection, management, analysis, and reporting to inform DEIR planning and progress. The position will establish a collaborative working relationship with the AGNR Office of Human Resources Management and Compliance Programs by streamlining a data evaluative process for required Internal Program Assessments (IPA) to effectuate the delivery of UME Land-grant mission and outreach components. This collaboration is critical in maintaining current information on demographics of faculty, staff and stakeholders. This position it is critical to effectively communicate and market educational program impacts to federal, state, county and city funding collaborators and extramural funding partners to ensure funding at the local level.
• Evaluate the current reporting systems used to record and report participant and volunteer inputs for each of the key data sources, and develop a plan to organize and streamline the collection, organization and reporting of key Extension data sources in accordance with Extension leadership's stated goals or key performance indicators. This plan should include an evaluation of preexisting systems and available reporting tools to identify if new systems/tools are required to meet the stated objectives;
• Recommend, develop and implement systems and processes which improve operational efficiency through automated task and project management electronic workflows;
• Ensure proper configuration management and change controls are implemented to preserve the integrity of the data and the quality of the reporting packages provided to the end user;
• Complete in-depth analysis and interpretation of complex data and information and communicate and/or present findings in a clear and effective manner using the dashboard tools or other analytical tools as needed;
• Analyze complex data, financial information and administrative processes and assist with the development of potential solutions or policies;
• Collaborate with AGNR’s Compliance office to ensure comprehensive data support for compliance programs and civil rights efforts by analyzing the quantitative validity and reliability of the state of Maryland data imports to meet the federal objectives of UME’s funding agency;
• Manage or coordinate projects, systems and/or processes to achieve operational efficiencies;
• Develop written proposals to aid the advancement of business analytics or business automation initiatives; and
• Assist with the creation of dashboard presentations for the Associate Dean and Associate Director, the Assistant Director of Operations and the Assistant Director of Organizational Development as needed.

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