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 Database Administrator manages, supports, maintain and develops school wide database systems. Coordinate and oversee the use of database systems across campus such as; Blackbaud onProduct suite, FENXT, RENXT, Magnus Health, Naviance, S2 security, Finalsite and others as needed. The administrator will provide direct technical support to staff, database training and communicate professional development opportunities. This is a salaried part-time position. Reports to the Director of Technology.


  • Provides strategic management for efficient data flow across Thayer’s databases.
  • Input faculty and staff information and maintain all constituent information.
  • Support and train all database end users, support includes custom query and report requests.
  • Assist current constituents including parents with onProduct suite logon.
  • Assist Admissions and Business offices in online enrollment workflow.
  • Manage constituent integration between OnProduct Suite, Finalsite and Raiser's Edge.
  • Coordinate and execute regular synchronization of data between multiple applications via import and export or custom scripts.
  • Develop, revise and maintain custom application programming interface (API ) using SDK at
  • Develops policies, procedures and regularly runs audits ensuring data integrity and security.
  • Collaborates with division Registrars to establish and maintain yearly school schedule, import class schedule from Class A and report card & transcript design.
  • Tutors administrative office staff on developing queries to efficiently use the data to analyze trends and increase productivity.
  • Participates in K-12 online Blackbaud community and annual conference.
  • Chairs Thayer’s data committee monthly meeting and participates in weekly IT meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Technology.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or similar.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in administering, reporting and querying Blackbaud databases.
  • Proficient in MSSQL, MySQL Crystal Reports, online forms and Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Application of best practices to database design and maintenance.
  • Experience with scripts, APIs, and data importing/exporting to synchronize information between applications.
  • Uphold confidentiality with regard to school records and other sensitive information.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and team customer support and collaboration skills.
  • Robust troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Detail-oriented management of multiple projects and day to day tasks.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift/move 10 lbs. and occasionally lift/move 30 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision.
  • Regularly required to stand: walk: sit and reach with hands and arms.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a resume to Theresa Jay, Director of Technology (