Interim Database Administrator – Temporary Position

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

Maret is a vibrant K-12, coeducational, independent school in Washington, DC and enrolls 650 students. Maret is a mission-driven school that ignites our students' potential and builds community that is equitable and inclusive. 

Position summary: 
Maret is currently seeking a personable and skilled Database Administrator to cover our current DBA who will be going on temporary leave. The Interim Database Administrator will be an integral member of the Development Office and Technology Department. Reporting to the Director of Technology, the position will support the management and integration of the school's fundraising database and student information system. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Development Office on database queries, letter production, and other projects as assigned 

  • Design, generate, and maintain development reports for internal and external use. 

  • Work with the Development Office as needed to provide support on wealth screening, prospect research, and tracking operations. 

  • Oversee data integrity checks to ensure that data is accurate, complete, and captured in a consistent manner 

  • Manage, maintain, and update our student information system, including adding and updating faculty/staff, student, and parent records on an ongoing basis. 

  • Maintain and document procedures, workflows, processes, and complex functions. 

  • Work closely with the Director of Development and the Director of Technology and Information Services on special projects. 

  • Work with the Communications Office on database related functions and interface with our website as applicable 

The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

  • Experience working in a school environment or non-profit organization

  • Experience creating queries, generating reports, and other exports from databases o Experience maintaining or managing databases, preferably Veracross 

  • Strong proficiency with Excel 

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies rapidly and an enthusiasm for doing so 

  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex work carefully and accurately 

  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills o A friendly, open demeanor and genuine enthusiasm for support and training 

  • An ability to synthesize complex material and translate that information 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines 

  • Professional, ethical standards for handling confidential information 

To learn more about our community, please visit Our historic campus is in the heart of Washington, D.C. 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 which is outlined HERE.

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé BY EMAIL ONLY to