Database Administrator

Silver Spring, MD | Direct Placement

Post Date: 05/04/2018 Job ID: 10744578
Looking for a Database Administrator Part-time who can manage the school' s student information database and support other data systems for the business office, as well as the admission and development departments. The position manages student information and other data systems through their full lifecycle of requirements, assessment, selection, implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and retirement. The Database Administrator develops and enhances reports, queries, and related scripts; serves as liaison between end users and database software vendors; provides data reports to school leadership and the board of trustees as requested; and supports and trains faculty, staff, and parents in the use of student information and demographic data.
Responsibilities
  • Manage the following data systems in Resonance suite:
  • Keystone
  • Portal
  • Generations
  • Broadcaster
  • Teacher Access Module
  • Family Access Module
  • School Forms Online
  • Blackbaud Financial Edge
  • SNAP Health Center
  • Blackboard Connect
  • Manage data integration with additional school systems, including but not limited to:
  • PowerSchool Learning
  • Finalsite
  • Hapara Interact + Workspace
  • Follett Destiny
  • Aurora HotLunch
  • ADP Pay Expert
  • SurveyMonkey
  • Kaymbu
  • Montessori Compass
  • MailChimp
  • For the aforementioned systems:
  • Serve as the main point of contact when communicating with school personnel, software vendors, and contractors.
  • Fulfill information requests and resolve technical problems.
  • Coordinate with faculty, staff and parents to ensure data integrity.
  • Develop user support materials to include procedures, reports, work aids, technical documentation, test plans and test data.
  • Develop and enhance dashboards, reports, and related queries, scripts as requested
  • With the IT staff, manage user accounts for students, families, faculty and staff.
  • In coordination with division administration, ensure the integrity of student attendance data collection for the purpose of ensuring compliance with attendance regulations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with IE, AIMS, NAIS and AMS student data reporting requirements.
  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures and associated planning calendar/timetable to support school operating processes and ensure accurate data.
  • With school administration, coordinate execution of database-related standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare student achievement results in collaboration with division heads.
  • Train and support staff to ensure proper and efficient system usage.
  • With IT staff, ensure system updates, backups, and other maintenance to ensure system integrity, responsiveness, and availability.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the school.
Requirements
  • Four-year degree or any combination equivalent to:
  • Graduation from high school supplemented by three years of experience administering student information systems and database management;
  • Three years working with users in a support and/or training environment and managing student data.
  • Skill writing database queries, such as SQL.
  • Skill writing scripts, such as VBA or FileMaker Pro Script Builder (preferred).
  • Skill generating database reports and creating data dashboards
  • Skill in data systems integration / automating database Extract-Transform-Load operations.
  • Experience managing database backup & restore operations.
  • Experience managing CRM, ERP, or SIS.
  • Experience managing user account access and system security
  • Experience in preparing documentation for and training end users, technology integration, data analysis, strong reporting to include dashboards.
  • Experience managing vendor contracts, communication, and relations.
  • Experience in a public or independent school is highly desired.
  • Excellent customer service skills are essential.

Amanda Krape


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