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2340904 - Email notification of MDF Position Sync


This article provides information on the information shared in the email notification, when running a MDF Sync of Positions with Employee Data.


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The MDF Position Sync will send out email notifications to administrators after the sync is complete. The email notification will contain a spreadsheet attachment detailing all the position changes (additions/ updates/ deletions) made by the sync. The detailed email notification can be used by administrators to review position changes and take any action. A sample spreadsheet is embedded below:

The columns in the email notification spreadsheet are as below:

Action Taken

Summary of the action taken. Sample values are:

  • User Dropped from the position (when a position is updated to TBH)
  • Position Updated (when a position title and/or position’s manager is updated)
  • Position Deleted (when a position is deleted)
  • User Placed in Position (when a position is updated with an incumbent)

Position Code

External Position Code (not the internal position_id)

Incumbent User Id

Incumbent User’s identification

Incumbent Name

Incumbent user’s full name

Incumbent Title

Incumbent’s position title

Incumbent Department

Incumbent’s department

Position had Successors

Indicates if the position being referred has successors or not


Detailed description of the change and in some cases explains the reason for change. Example:

"TBH Position exists with same manager and direct reports"


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