Full Time Data Entry Clerk (Limited Term)

The Detroit Land Bank Authority is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, disability, or other criteria prohibited by the City, State or Federal law.

To qualify for a job, an applicant must meet the education, training, experience and any applicable license or certificate requirement for the job position. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide acceptable proof of their work record and history.

Detroit Land Bank Authority Published: October 24, 2016



The data entry clerk is responsible for maintaining the computerized database by entering new and updating information in the system for storage, processing and data management purposes; as well as other office administration functions.


  • Enter data from source documents into prescribed computer database, files and forms in accordance with established production and accuracy standards
  • Check source documents for accuracy
  • Verify data and correct data where necessary
  • Obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry and be able to interpret data that is entered
  • Check completed work for accuracy and other potential problems in processing or re-enter data in verification format on screen to detect errors
  • Store completed documents in designated locations
  • Maintain logbooks or records of received data and source documents
  • Maintain specified productivity and quality baselines
  • Respond to inquiries related to data entry
  • print information when required
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies
  • Communicate regularly with Lead Data Entry Clerk regarding job status and projects
  • Perform additional duties as directed

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of data entry experience, preferred
  • Accurate keyboard skills and proven ability to enter data at required standard with minimal errors
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must be meticulous and thorough with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Ability to keep sensitive material confidential
  • Familiarity with office equipment such as copiers, computers, fax machines and printers
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