Database Administrator

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

Database Administrator



 Information Technology

 Under indirect supervision of the Director of Information Technology, provides advanced software support for end-users; assist Senior Database Administrator in managing Oracle Database software; upgrade, maintain and troubleshoot Ellucian Software Systems; end user support; develop and implement code; etc…

  • Monitor Oracle 11g relational databases. 

  • Install, implement, and upgrade Oracle products including Oracle database and Weblogic systems.

  • Install, implement, and upgrade Ellucian Software Systems and associated server software.

  • Assist end-users with problems and provide instructions to aid them with the proper use of Ellucian Software Systems.

  • Design and program specific applications in response to departmental and individual needs and requests.

  • Design and develop advanced procedures for collecting, organizing, interpreting and classifying data for input and retrieval.

  • Provide support, guidance and leadership to other staff engaged in similar functions, including web server maintenance.

  • Instructs and trains Information Technology staff in the use of various Ellucian products and other software solutions.

  • Works with other departments on campus to provide support for third party software that interfaces with the campus database system.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Knowledge of university policies, procedures, and practices pertaining to Information Technology.

  • Knowledge of existing equipment and the operating systems in use.

  • Knowledge of software systems, Oracle database, and Ellucian software systems.

  • Knowledge of current technological developments and trends in software systems.

  • Knowledge of virtual computer environments (VMWare) and VM implementation in a datacenter.

  • Ability to communicate technical guidance and instruction to users on the use of PC and Ellucian systems.  Ability to determine computer problems and to coordinate hardware/software solutions.

  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.

  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance on computer hardware and software. Ability to analyze and resolve computer problems and to coordinate hardware and software solutions.

  • Ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of expertise.

  • Skill in operating computers and software.


High School Diploma or GED. Three to five years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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Full-Time w/Benefits