Data coordinators have a firm understanding of information analysis and the ability to effectively process and organize this information. They typically work on teams to intercept all incoming data collected by the company, organize this data based on given criteria, and transfer it to other departments within the company for use.
Data coordinators are legally required to handle this data in a strict and careful manner and adhere to all applicable privacy laws and regulations. Strong communication skills are also important in this position, as they often work with other data coordinators and employees both within and outside the company.
Attention to detail is crucial for data coordinators, as they must be able to process different types of data which may be similar on the surface. Logical thinking and optimal organization are also important in order to determine how to handle, sort, and file the data received, and problem-solving skills are beneficial for resolving issues as they arise. A bachelor's degree in information systems or a related field is generally required for this position, as is a solid understanding of a data processing language, such as SQL. Data coordinators typically work during regular weekly business hours, and travel is minimal for this position.
Data Coordinator Tasks
Informs data collectors of any missing or necessary data that needs to be gathered.
Follows company and federal regulations when working with data.
Collects, organizes, and then migrates incoming data acquired by company to other departments within the company for use.