Program Manager III
Data Stewardship Program Mgr
Division of Information Technology
DOIT Instructional Services
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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
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The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu.
Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.
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Advertised Job Summary
Drives the development, implementation, and operation of an effective Data Stewardship Program, to ensure diligence and proper care of University Data. Provides leadership, planning, and recommended procedures that uphold federal and state regulation and standards, best data governance practices, and compliance with university policies UNIV 1.51 and UNIV 1.52. Develops and manages training of designated Data Stewards in conjunction with partner offices, including information security and privacy. Guides data users in seeking appropriate permissions to access data and guides Data Stewards in their consideration of data access requests. Reports to the Chief Data Officer and has responsibility across the UofSC System.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Master’s degree in business related field and 8 years related program management experience, or bachelor’s degree and 10 years related experience.
Technical and functional expertise in the purposes, goals, and practices of data stewardship.
5 years prior experience working with Data Stewards and data managers in the design, support, administration and use of University Data.
Keen understanding of the lines of business that comprise a complex organization/institution of higher education.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships through communication with peers, high level administrators, vendors, technical personnel, and functional personnel.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of planning programs and work activities in a functional/operational higher education environment, including information technology. Ability to plan and manage implementation of short and long-range activities and objectives. Ability to plan, organize, facilitate, and coordinate the work of peers and colleagues. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with technical staff, functional staff, management, vendors and others. Knowledge of the needs and priorities of the agency. Experience setting and executing priorities.
Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing.
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Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by March 2, 2020.
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Do you have at least a Master’s degree in business related field and 8 years related program management experience, or bachelor’s degree and 10 years related experience?
Describe in your own words the purposes, concepts, and practice of data governance; please address briefly the roles and responsibilities of Data Stewards in a broader data governance program (300-500 words).
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Describe your professional experience working with persons responsible for the care and proper use of data; the University of South Carolina designates such persons as Data Stewards (200-300 words).
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