Database Administrator I

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

Position Type

Administrative Support Staff

School Name

St. Clement's School

City, Province

Toronto, Ontario 



St. Clement’s School is looking for a results and service-oriented Database Administrator to join our Information Technology Team. The Database Administrator will provide support and administration for SCS Database Systems, and related software, to maintain optimum software performance, integration, data integrity, data shaping and exports as well as security through proper database management system configuration and testing.

The incumbent provides technical support and establishes standards for inputting data to our systems for the School. The Database Administrator demonstrates the highest level of integrity and possesses outstanding technical and database knowledge. Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail are essential, as is the ability to handle confidential material and situations with discretion and sensitivity.



  • Work closely with the Director of Information Technology to establish, monitor, and improve data flows and synchronizations against disparate databases

  • Database administration and maintenance including:

    • Routine backup and recovery of databases

    • Disaster recovery planning, data replication

    • Performance monitoring and tuning

    • Installing SIS database and table updates and adapting and migrating to new platforms as necessary

    • Custom report writing

    • Run, edit, update and disseminate SQL queries (currently, reports set-up on Excel and Crystal Reports)

  • Administrative programming, scripting and SQL coding:

  • Maintaining and supporting the back end of our Student Information Systems (SIS)

  • Understanding the needs of the SCS community and working collaboratively to establish consistent procedures and data standards

  • Work with all departments to ensure school data integrity

  • Work with and support the Academic Team with the development and analysis of data

  • Working with our SIS and LMS vendors to ensure functionality and integration for the SCS environment; understand system enhancements and request custom changes

  • Participate in the evaluation and testing of new database products and provide guidance on future systems and integrations and physical database design

  • Lead any database migrations between platforms or versions



Founded in 1901, St. Clement’s School is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls, boasting a dynamic and close-knit community of approximately 460 students from Grade 1 to 12. With 100% acceptance to top universities across Canada and around the world, our girls have the confidence to pursue their dreams and know that they can be successful.

Although rooted in tradition, SCS is uniquely innovative and creative, dedicated to fostering curiosity in our girls; uncovering and enhancing their passions; and giving them the courage to try new things.

Our staff, just as our students, are passionate about their work and dedicated to creating and fostering a unique and nurturing environment. Located a short walk from Yonge and Eglinton, SCS offers an engaging and supportive work environment that celebrates diversity and creativity.



St. Clement’s School is committed to developing outstanding women who are intellectually curious, courageous and compassionate. Every member of the SCS team is dedicated to creating and fostering a unique and innovative environment for our girls and community. If our mission speaks to you, we want to hear from you.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and we encourage continuous learning and growth by supporting ongoing professional development opportunities for staff.



St. Clement’s School is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We value each community member’s identity and well-being. Together, we learn and grow by embracing multiple perspectives, experiences, and cultures. Our differences are our strengths.

Accommodations will be provided upon request to support applicants with disabilities throughout our recruitment process.



Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their application, including a résumé and cover letter, by end of the day Tuesday, October 1, 2019, to

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We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in St. Clement’s School!