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Data Management Director

Richmond, VA, USA Req #170
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

We’re looking for amazing people! Come join Virginia Housing as a Data Management Director.

This important role will serve as a business strategist overseeing functions such as Data Governance, Analytics, Data Quality, Data Architecture, Business Intelligence and Records Management. The Data Management Director will have responsibility and accountability for enterprise information assets and oversee end-to-end data life cycle management activities including data and information governance, control and policy development.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Organizing and leading a data governance council (DGC) to apply data principles, standards, policies and guidelines. Defining member responsibilities and accountabilities;

  • Accountability for the development, publication and maintenance of the corporate information architecture, as well as a road map for its future development that matches and supports business needs;

  • Taking accountability for exploiting the value of enterprise information assets, and of the analytics used to render date-driven insights for decision making;

  • Collaborating with organizational leadership to establish the vision for managing data as a business asset — to exploit data using research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets;

  • Defining and managing policies and programs for data stewardship and custodianship in coordination with legal, information security and corporate risk groups;

  • Defining, managing and controlling master data and metadata management policies, controls and standards, including reference data.

Qualified candidates must possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science or related field, or equivalent work experience;

  • Several years of progressively responsible relevant experience in data management, including creating partnerships, implementing data governance, and understanding the underlying technologies needed to enable data innovation across a mid-sized or large organization;

  • Experience developing and implementing an enterprise-wide data governance program;
  • Several years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.

Preferred experience includes Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science or related field and management consulting experience.


Virginia Housing is one of the nation’s premier housing finance organizations. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.


We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer on-site conveniences such as a cafeteria, fitness center, and free parking. Educational opportunities to help your advancement are available through classroom and online programs.


Applications and resumes are accepted online only at


This position will remain open until filled.


Hiring Range: min $104,285 - max $135,570


Background and credit checks will be performed as a condition of employment.


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $104,285.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $135,570.00
  • Richmond, VA, USA