Great Position Opening at CDN! – Cowsmo

Great Position Opening at CDN!

CDN is currently seeking an enthusiastic, professional team player in a full-time permanent position as Coordinator of Data Exchange and Information Services.


Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) is a not-for-profit service organization responsible for the calculation and publication of all dairy cattle genetic evaluations in Canada as well as the maintenance of a national database and data exchange system for the dairy cattle improvement industry.

CDN is currently seeking an enthusiastic, professional team player in a full-time permanent position as Coordinator of Data Exchange and Information Services. Reporting to the Information Services Manager, the successful applicant will be required to perform the following functions:

  •   Daily processing and inspection of incoming data from industry partners.
  •   Coordinate the distribution of data files to industry partners in a timely matter.
  •   Ensure integrity of data, verifying information regarding data quality and data


  •   Identifying and resolving any data issues resulting within the database.
  •   Assist in the establishment, coordination and maintenance of data integrity

    procedures, processes and policies that efficiently enhance data integrity for the


  •   Facilitate updates for website content.
  •   Support external website users as needed, including but not limited to the

    resetting of passwords, and provision of online and phone support in creating user profiles and/or troubleshooting access.

  •   Document processes and procedures, including identifying and implementing continuous improvement and automation opportunities.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    •   Post secondary education.
    •   Knowledge or experience in the dairy industry.
    •   Knowledge of Oracle databases as well as query and programming tools.

      Key Abilities

    •   Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
    •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional interpersonal


    •   Ability to communicate and interact effectively with systems professionals, as

      well as end users who are not systems experts.

    •   Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritize work assignments

      and meet deadlines.

    •   Resourcefulness, creativity and good judgment.

      Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and resume no later than Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Resumes will be reviewed in confidence and candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the competition closing date.

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