Database Administrator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Data / Database

The Agnes Irwin School’s Technology Department seeks an experienced professional in the field of database management for the full-time position of Database Administrator, beginning in November 2015. The primary function of this position is to oversee the student information systems. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Standardize, document, and maintain data handling procedures for all database users
• Serve as primary contact between database providers and the School
• Provide database customization (e.g., create templates, queries and special reports)
• Serve as chair of the school’s database committee, and as a liaison among database users of student information systems
• Develop and maintain electronic documents and records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and audit trails for all database projects
• Provide support for all ancillary database systems
• Analyze needs of the School, as they relate to databases

Successful candidates will possess:
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
• Experience using and supporting Blackbaud databases (e.g., Raiser’s Edge and Education Edge), MS-SQL, MS Access, and MS Excel database programs
• Experience designing, building, and maintaining complex relational databases
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve database problems
• Outstanding communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy in an environment subject to frequent interruptions

The Agnes Irwin School is actively recruiting candidates in accordance with diversity plans and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to The Agnes Irwin School!

Founded in 1869, The Agnes Irwin School is an independent, nondenominational all-girls’ college preparatory school in suburban Philadelphia, serving about 700 students in PreK through Grade 12. Its mission is to empower girls to learn, to lead, and to live a legacy. The school fosters the development of each student's highest potential in intellect, character and physical well-being through rigorous academics, dynamic visual and performing arts, competitive athletics and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Agnes Irwin School does not discriminate in any term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state or local law.

Application Instructions
The Agnes Irwin School does not require applicants to submit transcripts, and you need not enter this information on the SchoolSpring application. However, depending on an applicant's experience, transcripts may be requested later in the recruitment process.