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  • Database Manager

    Notre Dame High School is a coed Catholic school in the Holy Cross Tradition. We are currently seeking a Database Manager to start immediately within Notre Dame High School’s Technology Department. 
     
    The Database Manager reports to the Director of Technology and administers, evaluates, designs, implements and maintains the school’s databases while providing the necessary technical support to students, faculty, and staff. The employment is full-time, classified exempt. 

    The ideal candidate will be required to spend significant time working closely with the assistant principals as well as students, teachers, administrators, and staff members, facilitating and supporting the use of information systems on campus. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in database administration, Student Information Systems (SIS), and Learning Management Systems (LMS). 

    Key Responsibilities: 
    The ideal candidate will be required to: 
    • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Information Systems which includes but not limited to the administration, management, upgrading, planning, and execution of software tools, apps, services, and systems that are used by students, faculty, and staff, including but not limited to Education Edge, Raiser’s Edge, Naviance, Campbrain, and Blackbaud’s On suite. 
    • Manage access levels to secure Information Systems and the respective data associated with such systems to minimize security breaches. 
    • Empower school resources in the management of their respective systems by providing in-house level 3 expertise and technical support to end users on database and software related issues: Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems, working with outside vendors/technical support as needed, and documents, tracks, and monitors problems to ensure a timely resolution. 
    • Implement quality control mechanisms to maintain accurate student data files; recommends and implements policies, procedures and guidelines for Information Systems when necessary. 
    • Effectively collaborate on and manage technology projects across departments with keen understanding of what is required for successful implementation of new technology platforms and tools.
    • Work closely with the assistant principals to build, develop, and manage the entire school curriculum which includes but is not limited to student personal data, assignments, course information, grades, and transcripts. 
    • Provides in-house expertise and technical support to end-users on database and software-related issues: Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems, working with outside vendors/technical support as needed, and documents, tracks and monitors problems to ensure a timely resolution. 
    • Trains staff on the use of the school’s standard software applications and databases. All processes and best practices must be documented. 
    • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates database systems and user needs to provide recommendations and solutions to parallel overall school strategies. 
    • Develops strategies for and manages the implementation of database consolidations to streamline efficiencies as needed throughout the school, and participates in planning and execution of future upgrades and technology enhancements. 
    • Conducts global changes and/or data imports to maintain data, and periodically eliminates obsolete query, export and report parameter settings. 
    • Implements quality control mechanisms to maintain accurate student data files; recommends and implements policies, procedures and guidelines for data entry when necessary. 
    • Develops and produces accurate and timely routine and special reports, and data retrievals for staff as needed, and is the point person for managing custom reporting requests. All processes and best practices must be documented. 
    • Remains informed on software updates, upgrades and additional services. 
    • Provides back-up support in supporting the school’s computer hardware and network infrastructure. 
    • Supports the Director of Educational Technology to research and deliver professional development and in-service programs that enables the faculty and staff to effectively integrate and utilize technology in and out of the classroom. 
    • Work closely with and support other members of the Technology Department as needed, e.g., help desk assistance, iPad support, information systems special projects, hardware/network support, etc. 
    • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Technology and/or the administration.

    Preferred Requirements: 
    The ideal candidate will have: 
    • Bachelor of Science degree preferred or equivalent work experience in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related technology-based field (Master’s degree preferred). 
    • Detailed knowledge of Blackbaud’s Education Edge and K-12 solutions preferred.
    • Professional training and/or certification in advanced use and administration of relational databases. 
    • Minimum 2 years relational database experience on a variety of programs. 
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office® products, specifically Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint, ability to train end users to intermediate and advanced levels. 
    • Experience with SQL Server Management Studio and querying languages such as SQL. 
    • Highly organized, with superior problem resolution and analytical skills. 
    • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Be able to communicate and interact effectively with students, parents, faculty and staff. 
    • Support the Catholic mission of Notre Dame High School.  

    Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter by email only to 
    jobs@ndhs.org


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