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Data Governance Officer

University of Technology Sydney - Sydney, NSW

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Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university, and located centrally in one of the world’s most liveable cities. At UTS the concepts of equity and social justice are key to our core and purpose. We proactively support inclusivity and value diversity through our Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy, Social Impact Framework and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applicants where relevant to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS, in the role of Data Governance Officer. The Data Governance Officer is responsible for coordination, delivery and supporting data governance activities across the University. The Data Governance Officer will assist the information/data governance team in the formation, execution and ongoing monitoring of the data governance framework, policy and standards. 

The role drives the coordination and maintenance of key data management activities and contributes to the establishment of the University organisational hierarchy, data quality management and improve the visibility of the University’s data and information assets.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the resolution of data integrity and data quality issues with data stewards and the data management specialist
  • Managing central processes for identifying, prioritising and resolving data quality and governance issues and continually monitor data quality risks in relation to the data risk framework
  • Developing and maintaining the University organisational hierarchy and the processes for ongoing maintenance
  • Providing support for Data Stewards across the University, including coordinating support networks and developing schedules and other guidance material
  • Supporting the development of new capabilities to enhance our data governance activities and the UTS data Strategy
  • Contributing to development of a proactive, collaborative and maturing culture across the university regarding management reporting, data governance, data acquisition, metadata management and data quality management

With examples, please outline in a separate document how you meet the following five (5) key selection criteria points below:

  1. Demonstrated ability to effectively influence and embed new business processes across the University 
  2. Demonstrated curiosity and an ability to innovate and develop new capabilities for advancing contemporary data governance, management reporting, analytics and data modelling. 
  3. High level of computer literacy and competence in statistical and database application software and enterprise reporting tools (Microsoft BI suite or equivalent) and Microsoft Excel. 
  4. Working knowledge of business analysis, process analysis, requirements specification, project management (waterfall and agile) and change management methodologies.
  5. Experience in some of: data management technologies including data lineage, business glossary, data catalogue; understanding data pipelines; analysing business process flows; using metadata tools for data lineage; data quality issue root cause analysis and data remediation planning; supporting Data and Analytics activities.

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary: $92,791 to $102,650 pa (HEW 7)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

This position is full time and appointment will be made on a continuing basis

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Description from the UTS website.

The following documents must be submitted to complete your application:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Separate document addressing the above 5x key selection criteria 

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing. 

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC201533

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Amelia Holesgrove in the UTS Recruitment Team via recruitment@uts.edu.au 

Closing Date: Thursday 10th June 2021 at 11:59pm (AEST)

Please note that this role has been re-advertised.

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia. 

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.