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Client Data Steward


EAB | Enrollment Services | Richmond, VA


About EAB

At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the collective power of more than 1,400 schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.

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The Role in Brief:

Client Data Steward, Enrollment Services

The Client Data Steward manages client data relationships and a portfolio of higher education clients in our Adult Learner Recruitment (ALR) line of business. This client-facing role facilitates the systematic acquisition and return of client data specifically, ensuring (1) transformation and integration of client data into high-quality client information assets and (2) client satisfaction and engagement throughout the client data implementation lifecycle. This position works directly with the ALR clients to gather data/information requirements and with the internal account teams to define the standards and rules to ensure data is extracted, transferred and loaded into our systems for downstream marketing campaign execution, monitoring, analysis, reporting and decision-making. This position reports to the Director of Data Strategy & Analytics for ALR.

This role is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationship with client for data-related activities; understand their business objectives
  • Establish requirements, specifications, standards, rules to acquire and transform client data into information assets for company and clients
  • Acquire and standardize incoming client data while ensuring accuracy and integrity
  • Develop proficiency in executing required data tasks using basic programming languages (e.g., SQL, JavaScript or MongoDB) to support internal production processes, standardize client data and create client data files
  • Perform 2nd level data reviews and revisions to ensure accuracy and integrity of outgoing client data
  • Facilitate resolution of data discrepancies with clients and client teams
  • Act as data leader, helping to drive data best practices within the data team, account team(s) and with clients; serve as resource for Associate level
  • Engage in external client interactions; develop client relationships; provide stellar customer service and communication
  • Engage in internal client team interactions; continuously provide status updates; maintain productive working relationships; attend/participate in client team meetings
  • Ensure quality and consistency of work; own data process from start to finish; understand and confirm client needs prior to executing requests
  • Shepherd quality and timeliness of deliverables throughout client data process(es), keeping all parties informed to proactively mitigate people/process/system issues
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree (Associates or Bachelor's)
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Detail-oriented in establishing data requirements and reviewing files of various types (Access, Excel, fixed format, etc.) to ensure accuracy
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with clients, client support and technical communities
  • Ability to maintain composure, take initiative, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Access or Excel

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Prior light programming experience or coursework, preferably in one of the following languages: SQL, JavaScript and/or MongoDB
  • Experience working in account, client, project and/or data management
  • Client-focused, critical problem-solving and consulting skills
  • Goal-oriented team player
  • Proven work ethic and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Passion to learn new things about the business, systems and data and apply learnings resourcefully


Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Generous PTO
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.


At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.