Database Administrator, CAS Administrative Operations
Instructional Support Specialist
CAS Administrative Operations
Professional Appointment Term
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The College of Arts
at the University
is seeking a Database Administrator
position assists the Assistant Dean of Planning and Analytics in
the coordination and development of a cohesive data infrastructure
that supports the College of Arts and Sciences programming,
assessment, and planning initiatives. In this role you will be
responsible for developing and maintaining the technical data
infrastructure needed to support the college and the departments it
As the Database Administrator you will:
Outstanding Benefits Package
- Coordinate activities to maintain and further develop the
department’s centralized data repository to facilitate aggregation
and reporting of market data in collaboration with the Assistant
Dean of Planning and Analytics.
- Extract, validate, and integrate large data sets from various
sources in electronic and non-electronic formats to facilitate
reporting and analysis.
- Maintain, evaluate, design, review and implement database
management standards to better serve the needs of the
department/organization, including the maintenance of user access
- Collaborate with members of other CAS departments/divisions,
including but not limited to Finance, Human Resources, Information
Technology, Marketing and Communications and Enrollment on data
sources, web application and governance.
- Regularly identify opportunities and develop enhancements to
the team’s data repository and supporting software. Continually
look for opportunities to enhance the data and reporting
capabilities of the team; ensuring easy and fast access to data for
Planning team members.
- Develop, secure, and maintain database tools used to gather and
combine data for all CAS entities.
- Creating and implementing data security and recovery controls.
Effectively manage all data across the platform and communicate all
projects / feedback to the necessary parties.
Working at UB comes with
benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards
including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also
focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal
and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or
- Three year’s experience in database design and management
including: Database installation and configuration, data security,
user creation and maintenance, database backups and recovery,
database performance tuning and optimization, data transformation
and loading, and querying and reporting.
- Possess SQL certification in MySQL, MSSQL or other.
- Project management experience.
- Expert knowledge of SQL Server/ T- SQL, scripting languages
including Unix shells and PowerShell, and the principles of
- Excellent communication and technical writing
- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
- Operating Systems, including Linux, Windows, and Macs
- Data feeds: APIs, data taxonomy
- SQL Server/T- SQL
- Experience with Qualtrics Survey software, Tableau Data
visualization software and a high-level programming language – C++,
- Scripting languages – Unix Shells, PowerShell
- Current tech stack – MS SQL, Oracle and/or MySQL
- Masters Degree
- Five or more years’ experience in database design and
management including: Database installation and configuration, data
security, user creation and maintenance, database backups and
recovery, database performance tuning and optimization, data
transformation and loading, and querying and reporting.
$75,000 - $85,000
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