Location: Roxbury Crossing, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Thu Jan 10 2019 Job Description:
The Database Administrator reports to the Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs at Roxbury Community College (RCC) and has the broad responsibility for (1) maintaining and upgrading the Student Management System (Jenzabar) and auxilliary databases; and (2) supporting users. The incumbent will assist the College in building a culture of data integrity and data-driven decision-making.
Supervision received: Vice-President of Academic & Student Affairs
Major responsibilities will include:
Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
Provides information by answering questions and requests.
Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Minimum of Master's Degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, or equivalent
Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to present complex information to a wide range of audiences
Ability to develop and maintain cross-functional, collaborative working relationships with administrators, faculty, and staff and with academic, administrative, and other functional units on campus
Ability to handle a diverse set of issues simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines
Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and lead large projects
Valid Massachusetts driver's license
Full-Time Non-Unit Professional with Benefits
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Deadline for Consideration: Position Open until Filled.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery.
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Internal Number: 106368
About Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.