Database Manager

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

Maret School is looking for a highly skilled analyst, synthesizer, and strong communicator to serve as an integral member of both the Technology Department and Development Office. We welcome professionals who are excited about joining a faculty committed to equity and inclusion, creating an anti-racist school, and reflecting Maret's Mission and Core Values. The Database Manager must have a demonstrated record of adapting new technologies, meeting deadlines, collaborating effectively on a team, and thriving in a fast-paced environment. Professionalism, maturity, and the ability to deal with confidentiality are vital in this role. The Database Manager must be able to work on campus and in person, or virtually, as circumstances require. The ideal candidate will have a strong background working with an enterprise-level database. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required with a preferred concentration in Management Information Systems. A minimum of three to five years of work experience in relevant fields also a must. Reporting to the Director of Technology and working closely with the Director of Development, the Database Manager plays an integral role in the overall data management and fundraising efforts of the school.


  • Serve as the lead database manager for the Development Office, which uses Raiser’s Edge/NXT
  • Manage all Development database-related procedures, functions, records, analytics, and data integrity
  • Manage Raiser’s Edge/NXT integration with other technology platforms
  • Serve as the lead database manager for school-side student information system
  • Conceptualize, develop, and deploy data integration solutions to support business goals
  • Perform the more complex database functions and provide support and guidance to all colleagues who use the databases
  • Work with other administrative departments, school operations teams, and colleagues as needed
  • Use quantitative analysis tools to assemble, analyze, and draw conclusions from data
  • Provide database training and support both informally and formally
  • Document and maintain procedures, workflows, processes, and complex functions
  • Stay at the forefront of best practices and procedures for database management and development services to ensure the appropriate level of leadership and support
  • Work on special projects that support school and community programs


To learn more about our community, please visit Our historic campus is in the heart of Washington, DC, and offers a unique setting where students and faculty alike demonstrate a sense of energy, imagination, and entrepreneurial spirit. At Maret, everyone seeks a broader perspective—an expanded understanding of each other, our community, and the larger world. Equity and inclusion are at the heart of all we do. Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.


Every Maret employee must abide by our Code of Conduct.

How to Apply

If this description speaks to you and you would love working in a rewarding school environment with an incomparable community of educators in the DC area, please send a cover letter and résumé to Director of Information Services & Technology, Jean-Philippe Fontaine, BY EMAIL ONLY at: Please email from an individual email account as we will not open materials sent from a third-party firm or address. Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond personally to every applicant. You will hear from us only if your experience matches our current needs.