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Associate Director, Master Data Management Governance and Compliance
posted: July 5, 2018
Offered by:
Scholastic Inc.
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Do you love Harry Potter and the Hunger Games? Can you get behind a mission to get kids to love reading? Scholastic, the global leader in educational publishing has an opening for a talented individual to act as Product and Customer Master Data visionary for the Business Units and Centralized Master Data Teams. The right candidate possesses a deep understanding and knowledge of Publishing Industry Master Data and its impact on business units. You will interface with multiple business units and analyze and implement processes related to product set-up and enrichment, and work closely with IT to specify/configure application to efficiently support and implement those requirements.


Understand the relationship between works, products, contributors, promotions and other integrated functions within STEP. Ensure proper training is provided to all STEP users. Work with channel Master Data Specialists to ensure divisional priorities are being addressed and requirements for existing/new processes are followed.

Understand the relationships between our customers, their organizations and Scholastic's various business units. Support the roll out of Realtio and its integration to Salesforce, Oracle and all other order capture applications. Drive best practice within the Customer Data maintenance teams.

Work with key divisional users to develop master data definitions and all documents associated with blueprinting, designing, testing and implementing new business model strategies. Lead Data Governance Committee and escalate unresolved issues to Steering Committee.

Understands the expected service level commitments for the business unit and assists in monitoring Service Level Agreements ensuring that the Master Data Organization is meeting or exceeding the divisional expectations


• 5+ years of master data application ownership
• Deep knowledge of publishing operations and analytics
• Microsoft applications (Word – Excel) & analytical computer skills. SQL reporting.
• Ability to work independently and problem solve.
• Possesses excellent communications skills. Establishes an excellent working relationship with the business units.

Scholastic offer a very competitive salary, full benefits including vision and dental as well as a matching 401k program, stock discount plan and substantial PTO.
About Our  
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at
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