Director of Data Governance


At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

U.S. Bank is seeking a Director of Data Governance to contribute toward the success of establishing enterprise data governance capabilities within the Enterprise Data Governance organization.
  • Will be the primary driver of developing capabilities that will improve and sustain the governance, management, protection and value of U.S. Bank’s data assets.
  • Lead the ongoing policy and capabilities development to enable compliance with regulator expectations around BCBS 239, as well as enable improved management decision making and achievement of company strategies
  • Development of data governance practices and deeper guidance on how to adopt data governance principles across the bank.
  • Provide requirements to our technology organization to enable tool delivery for improved data management for critical data including metadata management, data quality and lineage.
  • Will work with the Chief Data Governance executive within Risk Management & Compliance and actively work with all business lines and support groups on development, approval and adoption of data strategies and policies.
  • Drive and influence decision making around data policy and capabilities within the Enterprise Data Governance Committee.
  • Enable improved understanding of data governance and how it brings business value across the organization
Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.
Leaders at U.S. Bank consistently demonstrate integrity and ethics, maturity and resilience, and inspire trust and confidence among their teams. Our leaders are strong communicators who promote collaborative relationships, influence others, and value the diversity of backgrounds and ideas among their employees.


Basic Qualifications
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Preferred Skills/Experience
Working experience in:
  • Following regulations and principles: BCBS-239, RDAR, SOX, BASEL, CCAR, AML and KYC.
  • General industry awareness around data maturity models such as the EDM Councils model, Consulting firms models, or DAMA.
  Extensive experience in:
  • Driving change for data governance including: project/program management, software development life cycle methodologies, data quality, metadata software packages, metadata, and architecture.
  • Strong understanding of financial services will be critical as well.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership, a strategic mindset, transformational and cultural change management, planning and execution skills and business level analytic skills. Collaboration and influencing skills are critical along with an ability to navigate a large and complex organization.
Experience in data governance and managing BCBS 239/ Risk data Aggregation & Reporting programs is a must.



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Other Locations North Carolina-NC-Charlotte


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