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Database Administrator

Company: University of Oregon
Location: Eugene
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:



Database Administrator

Job no: 529283
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Information Technology

Department: Educational and Community Supports
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month
Review of Applications Begins
May 9, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a completed online application that includes 3 professional references along with :

  • A cover letter describing your experience and how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position
  • A resume or CV
    Department Summary
    PBISApps, a multidisciplinary team within the Educational and Community Supports (ECS) research unit in the University of Oregon's College of Education, is a leader in providing practical solutions for common educational issues. We enable educators to use student behavioral data in schools all over the United States and in over 10 countries worldwide. Our work at PBISApps translates cutting-edge research into real-world solutions through an equity-focused educational service mission, sophisticated software and database architectures, and development tools used by an active and enthusiastic base of over 20,000 schools. Our solutions save educators time and keep them focused on supporting students. PBISApps has a continued commitment to using data-based decision-making to improve student outcomes and make systems more effective, efficient, and equitable. We offer a flexible, supportive family-friendly work environment focused on a work-life balance in a stimulating academic setting.

    At ECS, our teams value the contribution that diversity brings to our work and culture. Understanding and learning from our differences give us unique opportunities to improve our products and services.
    Position Summary
    The purpose of the Database Administrator (DBA) is to work with our operations team to ensure the uninterrupted operation of ECS's high-performance, critical database systems.

    The DBA is responsible for database and database server administration; maintenance; monitoring system health and performance; tuning and query optimization; system security; and upgrades of databases. They will analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time, and provide suggestions for long-term solutions. The DBA will refine and expand automated processes.

    The DBA is also responsible for writing, following, and maintaining written documentation and procedures and ensuring that safe and secure practices are actively followed.

    They will collaborate with developers on database development and deployment (DevOps). In addition, they will provide database expertise and advice as a subject matter expert to researchers and other staff.

    The position reports to the IT Operations Team Lead.
    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology-related field and one year of Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience OR bachelor's degree in another field and two years of experience.
  • Knowledge of the operational management of SQL Server databases.
  • Knowledge of T-SQL and database objects (e.g., schemas, stored procedures, views, etc.).
    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to embrace challenges and focus on continual improvement
  • Ability to solve problems, including implementing and verifying solutions.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Implementation and management of SQL Server Availability Groups.
  • Familiarity with SSRS, SSIS, SQL Sentry.
  • Experience working with SQL Sentry for monitoring and problem-solving.
  • Experience with Azure.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: .

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit .

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-###-####.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the .

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at .



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Keywords: University of Oregon, Eugene , Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Eugene, Oregon

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