Data Specialist

University of Alaska

Data Specialist

University of Alaska System

The University of Alaska Anchorage Financial Services Department is seeking a Data Specialist to join our team. The Data Specialist will work collaboratively with Financial Services leadership to support process improvement, data integrity, and departmental learning resources.

This position is located on the Anchorage Campus, within the University of Alaska Anchorage's (UAA) Financial Services unit. Financial Services is comprised of Accounts Payable & Travel, the Office of the Bursar, and Financial Systems. As the Data Specialist you will join a dynamic team of professionals, supporting the financial data and process needs of UAA.

To thrive in this role, you will exercise research, problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills. You will have the opportunity to work independently and as an integral member of our team. Effective collaboration across various university departments is essential to this role, fostering teamwork and cooperation.

The successful applicant will have experience in data reporting tools (TOAD/SQL, etc.), dynamic forms, and the use of technology to drive modernization and support leadership decisions. The ability to correctly interpret complex rules and regulations for purpose of data validation is essential to this role.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree and four years progressively responsible experience relevant to the duties of this position is required, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Anchorage campus, and requires on site work; however, limited hybrid work arrangements may be considered in accordance with UA regulations. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be accepted for review on 05/01/2024, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on 04/30/2024.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Jamie Johnston-Eddy, Financial Services, or 907-786-1089.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-04-18