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GEAR UP Data Specialist

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Working Title: GEAR UP Data Specialist
Role Title: Administrative and Office Specialist III
Pay Band: 3
Hiring Range: Up to $25.00/hour
Unit/Location: Richmond (City) 760
Closing Date: September 8, 2017

Job Description
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Data Specialist for GEAR UP Virginia (GUV). This position will manage the GEAR UP Virginia database in alignment with state and federal regulations and develop practices to ensure the accurate collection and reporting of program activities. Will train and provide technical assistance on databased procedures and on-site and remote monitoring to program school partners. Assist in developing annual reports for submittal to US Department of Education. This is a wage position offering no state benefits, and limited to working 29 hours per week with a maximum of 1500 hours in a 365 day period.

Minimum Qualification(s): 
Ability to understand and implement federal and state regulations, specifically as it relates to data collection and reporting; and to implement data management systems in accordance with generally accepted data reporting principles. Strong analytical skills with the ability to recognize correlations between data. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and aptitude to learn new systems/technology. Ability to direct and train others with varying levels of data management experience; and to effectively communicate technical information in writing and orally. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualification(s):
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Knowledge of Virginia higher education. 

Special Instructions to Applicants: 
State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (804) 371-7401. Please include your name and the position number on the fax cover sheet. You may apply for this position at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov.  AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia does not accept “See Resume” as a response to any question on the application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position.  Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the applicant from further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 

“The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force.”

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