Role Profile

Role Profile: Data Steward

August 15th, 2022
With contributors:
Laura Koetzle , Michele Goetz , Merve Kandemir , Zaklina Ber


Data stewards ensure that data is usable, trusted, secure, and compliant with data policies and procedures across the organization. They also act as a liaison between the technology organization and business units to identify new policies, adapt existing policies to new use cases, and oversee changes that affect existing data policies. Data stewards are also a resource for data and analytics consumers. This report outlines the key roles and responsibilities, background, experience, skills, and behaviors a candidate needs to succeed as a data steward. Data leaders should use this template to create their next data steward job posting.

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