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 Position

The Park School of Baltimore has an opening for a Database Administrator for Development Team.

Database Duties

  • Manage Raisers’ Edge donor database, including maintenance, user accounts, global changes, gift entry, reporting, queries, and data clean-up projects with the goal of providing current, consistent, and accurate data
  • Process all gifts and acknowledgements, and oversee reconciliation of gifts with Business Office
  • Develop and deliver clear and accurate reporting and tracking, as well as instructions for reports, dashboards, and data extracts
  • Create and implement up to-to-date Standard Operating Procedures for entry and reporting and ensure all entries conform to these procedures
  • Review and Reconcile monthly and actual expenditures for budget reports
  • Collaborate with Communications office to import and export information from school database, Veracross
  • Process all event sponsorships and ticket revenue for events
  • Provide on-going and day-of assistance for donor events
  • Prepare data merges
  • Oversee billing of pledges for all relevant campaigns
  • Develop, run, and review timely donor reporting audits to ensure accurate gift entry and acknowledgement
  • Manage credit card gift processing and document steps, including changes in the organization’s credit card processing
  • Prepare Annual Report
  • Prepare reporting for NAIS/CASE/third party reporting

General Administrative Duties

  • Provide general administrative support for the department as needed
  • Cross-train Development Assistant on gift entry and acknowledgements
  • Assist with other duties as needed in Development Assistant’s absence

Required Education and Experience

  • BA/BS degree in related field
  • Minimum one-two years of experience in Raiser’s Edge, preferably as an administrator in a non-profit fundraising environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel, and a demonstrated ability to perform mail-merge functions
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent recordkeeping, writing, communications, and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Extremely organized detail oriented and able to keep accurate records and follow up
  • Ability to act in an entrepreneurial manner taking initiative, being responsible to new opportunities and create value in the face of obstacles

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift, carry, and set up needed technology for Alumni and Development events (weighing up to 25 lbs)

Work Hours and Days

  • Monday-Friday beginning at 8 a.m.
  • With advance notice, ability to work nights or weekends for special events or meetings (approx. 6-8 times per year)


  • Competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits


Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements (email preferred) to:

The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road, Baltimore 21208

The Park School does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any physical or mental disability unrelated to a reasonable performance of an employee's duties.