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Associate Director of Student Enrollment Systems

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
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Harvard University

Associate Director of Student Enrollment Systems
Harvard Kennedy School

Duties & Responsibilities

Provides vision, leadership and management of key enrollment systems including Student Information System, admissions, and financial aid. Primary technology liaison with Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT), HKS Information Technology department, and key enrollment systems' vendors. The position blends functional skills - collecting business requirements, story and test plan development, knowledge transfer, with analytical and techno-functional skills - troubleshooting, application configuration and report development

Ensures data quality and integrity for student life cycle from prospective students, to applicants, to admits, to registered students, to graduated students. This includes maintenance of admissions and registration portals, forms, and reports, and student financial aid system feeds. Provides technical knowledge, support, and training to system end users. Also includes improving the experience of student, faculty and administrators throughout the life cycle through business analysis and advocacy

Develops admissions and enrollment reporting and analysis for the Office of Admissions, Registrar, Student Financial Services, and HKS senior leadership. This includes complex data management, data mining, responding to recurring and ad hoc requests, and creation of tailored reports

Additionally, this position is responsible for the following:

  • Manage variety of database file uploads including feeds between admissions, registrar, student financial aid, and University systems.

  • Create and maintain user accounts for student information systems

  • Liaise with HKS IT to manage system upgrades, including testing and data integrity, weekly clean up of data issues

  • Design workflow processes/techniques for new or revised computer applications and processing data

  • Conduct and manage data analysis and statistical evaluation including daily, weekly, monthly, yearly and ad hoc reports for admissions, registrar, financial aid and enrollment management

  • Primary member of Degree Programs Data Committee, focusing on development of common data definitions and reporting

  • Other duties as required

  • Possible management of staff position

Basic Qualifications

B.A./B.S. and minimum of two years business systems or development work. Demonstrated intermediate level skills with SQL (or other relational database) and previous report writing experience.

Additional Qualifications

Preferred work experience in higher education, with knowledge of enrollment planning, admissions operations and predictive modeling. Proven problem solving, time management, interpersonal, written communication and project management skills. Working knowledge of database mining and statistical research is highly desirable. Experience with products by Campus Solutions, Technolutions, Jenzabar, and College Board is a plus. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality

Job Function
Information Technology

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Cambridge

Degree Programs and Student Affairs

Time Status

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

Pre-Employment Screening
Criminal, Education, Identity

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law



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