Database Administrator - Technology & Information Services

Job Level
All positions
Job Category
Mid-level position, Administrator
  • Technology
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Systems / Operations
  • Analytics / Assessment
  • Application Development
  • Data / Database

Job Summary

The Mt Diablo Unified School District Business Services Team seeks staff members to join its team who want to provide outstanding customer service through an equity lens as we: -We support our students and staff, assist our community, and lead MDUSD into the future. -We believe in equitably serving all, being innovative, and taking great pride in our work. -We honor our commitments, take pride in going the extra mile, and strive for mutually agreeable solutions that provide sustainable service to all. -We treat our stakeholders equitably and with respect while holding each other accountable. -We believe in creating magic through belonging and mutual interdependence, and realize when one team is successful, we are all successful. If you have similar beliefs, we are looking for you!

Requirements / Qualifications

Primary Function: Under general supervision, performs work of considerable difficulty in participating as lead database administrator and team leader in the analysis, definition, programming, testing and implementation of new databases and software application systems; assists in the technical direction of programmers, programmer trainees, contract programmers; performs related work as required. Education, Training and Experience: Any combination equivalent to graduation from college in computer science, accounting, business administration, management information systems or related field and two years work experience in systems analysis and application programming. **See Job Description** ------------------------------------------------------------------------ All applicants, both internal and external, must submit all required documents online in a complete Edjoin application. ** Note: Applications will not be considered without answering the below supplemental questionnaire:

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Your responses to the following supplemental questions must be included in your online Edjoin application. 1. Elaborate on your experiences around best practices of database backups and system security. 2. Please describe your knowledge around payroll processing and reporting requirements to the County and State of California. 3. Have you ever implemented a major application or been involved in a database conversion? If so, explain, elaborate. 4. Please describe your involvement and implementation of integrating different data systems such as a financial/payroll, and other applications.

  • Answers to Supplemental Questions

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (2 letters - less than one year old)

  • Resume (One to two pages in length, recently updated.)

Comments and Other Information

Knowledge and Skills 1. Database structures and database management. 2. Principles and techniques of system procedure analysis and development, program planning, computer programming and processing, forms design and control requirements. 3. Systems and procedures analysis and design. 4. Considerable skill in Structured COBOL programming and SQL. 5. Principles and procedures of application and systems software programming. 6. Principles and techniques for project planning, scheduling and control. 7. Principles and techniques for developing and monitoring goals, objectives and time lines. 8. Supervise, coordinate and direct systems analysis, design and programming activities. 9. Analyze data and situations, identify problems, reason logically and develop conclusions and effective solutions. 10. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. 11. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and user departments. 12. Establish, monitor and control projects priorities and schedules to accomplish work. 13. Keep abreast of current changes in developments in the information systems field. Working Conditions: * Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, to exercise good judgement and tact and to work under pressure. * Ability to work effectively with all segments of the educational community and general public; design and implement procedure; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

NONDISCRIMINATION: The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Wendi Aghily, Chief, Pupil & Student Services, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Chief of Human Resources, Dr. John Rubio, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at