Database Administrator And Registrar

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Registrar
  • Data / Database

The Browning School is a K-12 boys school located on 62nd Street in midtown Manhattan, New York. Founded by scholar and teacher John A. Browning, The Browning School has been a leader in fostering the intellectual and personal growth of boys and young men since 1888. Serving roughly 400 students in kindergarten through grade 12, Browning strives to combine the best of a traditional prep school environment and curriculum with imaginative teaching and a strong value system – all in a single-sex setting.



The Browning gentleman develops amid a community that upholds these values…

We speak the truth, act with integrity, and take responsibility for our actions.

We honor and celebrate the dignity of all people and support the power of a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community.

We encourage and celebrate open-minded inquiry about our world and the perspectives of those around us.

We believe that education encourages exploration and discovery in pursuit of meaning and enduring fulfillment.



The Browning School strives to create a diverse community in which all members are safe, respected and valued. We believe that in actively promoting a diverse learning environment, we are fostering intellectual, social, and emotional growth for all. Recognizing and pursuing diversity, however, are not enough; we seek to transcend mere tolerance of differences and aspire to a celebration of the varied appearances, abilities, perspectives, and values that characterize our community.




The Browning School seeks a highly qualified full-time, twelve-month, Database Administrator and Registrar whose primary responsibility will be supporting students, faculty, staff, families, and alumni with the school’s Student Information System, Academic Records, Schedules, and IT infrastructure. There are two main areas of focus for this role. First, there is a particular focus on the administration of academic records and schedules. Second, The Database Administrator and Registrar will also provide support as part of a Technology Support team. The ideal candidate will help streamline the many systems data migration to ensure accurate class lists, enrollments, and directories. This position reports to the Director of Technology and Innovation and works closely with the Director of IT, Director of College Guidance, Director of Admissions,  Director of Enrollment, and Director of Operations. The position will start ASAP. The expected salary range for this position is $70,000-90,000, commensurate with experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, and Maintain Veracross, our Student Information System. This includes roster management, schedule accuracy, attendance support, user account creation, advanced query support, and more. 
  • Support Schedule creation, and explore systems to integrate with Veracross. 
  • Establish and coordinate all scheduling-related tasks and communications for the school, including but not limited to database setup, online course request portal, classroom capacities, teaching assignments, course offerings, daily schedules, blocks, tracks, communications, and running master and student schedule generation.
  • Assist with registrar-related functions, including records requests, grading, and obtaining complete and official transfer student records from sending schools.
  • Process student schedule changes throughout the year, ensuring proper record and grade retention.
  • Support move to Veracross for Transcripts, ensuring accurate records for the college admission process. 
  • Manage the after-school program signup process and enrollment in coordination with the Directors of Encore and Chess. 
  • Partnering with Admissions/Enrollment and Business Offices to ensure all student enrollment and withdrawal records are accurate. 
  • Manage, maintain, and, when necessary, make selection recommendations for Technology systems and software. 
  • Google Apps Administrator - Manage, maintain and recommend processes for user accounts, lists, groups, and access control.
  • Participate in cyber security planning and implementation, ensuring infrastructure, data, and users are protected from potential risks.
  • Writing internal technical documentation and end-user documentation.
  • Lead project to digitize historical transcripts, and other school records.
  • Mobile Device Management - Help the Tech support team.
  • Participate in department-wide projects and attend regular department meetings.
  • Provide end-user support through appropriate methods, while managing related support tickets in a centralized IT ticketing platform.


  • Experience administering Veracross Student Information Systems. Alternatively, Systems Administration to Blackbaud or other similar SIS.
  • At least 3 years of experience with databases is necessary.
  • Knowledge of the Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals, Zoom (administrator level), the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (administrator level), JAMF MDM, and Meraki MDM.
  • Strong organization and collaboration skills are required. 

How to Apply

Please include a cover letter and resumé for our consideration. Only submissions with a cover letter will be considered. This full-time position will begin as soon as possible. Queries and applications should be directed to Aaron Grill, Director of Technology and Innovation ( with the subject line “Database Administrator and Registrar Position”.