SICAS Remote Database Application Administrator

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Student Information and Campus Administrative Systems (SICAS) Center located at SUNY Oneonta invites applications for the position of Remote Database Application Administrator. Expectations include providing application support (installation, maintenance, troubleshooting) for a number of SUNY campuses using the Banner software application. SICAS is a SUNY-wide shared services program organized to provide software enhancements, technical support, best practices, and training for Ellucian's Banner software system to member campuses including SUNY state operated and community college campuses and several associate member campuses made up of private colleges and universities in New York State. The Center is located on its host campus SUNY Oneonta. SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences college with 6,500 students. To learn more about the College or the SICAS Center please visit and .

Duties include but not limited to: providing database application support for SUNY campuses which includes performing software installations and upgrades to an Oracle-based Ellucian Banner software application; installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Banner applications; providing direct customer support for Oracle and Banner technical issues. Some evening and/or weekend work is required as well as travel to meetings, conferences, and SICAS Center member campuses.


Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; three to four years of technical experience supporting Banner and/or Oracle.

Preferred: demonstrated proficiency in the following: Ellucian's Banner Information System Software, other Oracle-based software installation; experience with Unix/Linux; technical support experience working with Tomcat and/or WebLogic; excellent written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical staff by telephone and/or email; ability to manage multiple priorities; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a resume and letter of interest. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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