Roles and Responsibilities
Data User: (Everyone)
Any person that utilizes college data to perform their job responsibilities. Data Users are responsible for entering, using and maintaining data, reporting data irregularities to the appropriate data steward, and assisting others in managing and protecting data by following security and privacy policies.
Data Power User: (Support Personnel, Administrative Specialists)
Individuals who utilize college data to perform their responsibilities, and work to interpret business needs and data requirements, as well as resolve data errors. Data Power Users are active in maintaining, auditing, understanding data use within their department and validating data for quality and consistency.
Data Steward: (Functional Analysts, Department Technology Specialists)
Individuals who are Subject Matter Experts (SME) that understand the context and quality of data for their respective area and act under the authority of a Data Owner (see below). Responsible for verifying the accuracy of information, correcting data errors, creating and maintaining documentation, and ensuring data standards are maintained.
Data Owner: (President, VPs, Deans, Directors)
Individuals who have ultimate authority and decision-making responsibility over a particular collection of college data. Responsible for changing and/or delegating correction of data errors, adhering to college data quality policies and standards, determining data metrics, and assigning resources for data management activities.
Data Custodian: (Information Technology Staff)
Individuals who directly access and manage the database and data management systems and resources of the college in support of college operations. Responsible for maintaining and protecting data integrity and unauthorized access, making data available for others to use, participating in preparation and testing of database upgrades in assigned areas, and partnering with data owners and data stewards to enhance data quality and access.
Last Updated: 4/4/19 - jagatucci
Page Steward: DSAC Roles Subcommittee