Database Administrator

The Catholic Foundation is looking for a Database Administrator to administer all database operations including the collection and reporting of constituency information, staff use, and the security and integrity of database applications.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, develop, document, test, and implement database programs, including prototypes, based on organizational needs and specifications.
  • Safeguard the integrity of the database environment by developing standards and controls, and reporting discrepancies to staff and management.
  • Develop policies and procedures pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the database system.
  • Develop training documentation to train staff on database-related policies. Train staff on the use and expected standards of the database system.
  • Consult with employee and donor users to determine database functionality and needs specifications, to establish access, and privileges to database applications.
  • Remain current with the features and functionality of existing database systems. Monitor database technologies for future opportunities.
  • Monitor staff use of information systems developed outside of the database to develop solutions and maximize central database use.
  • Assist staff in determining the best method of use of the database system, develop database coding, and provide technical support.
  • Creating, entering, and maintaining constituency records and related data.
  • Creating queries and exports of data.
  • Plan, create, and maintain constituency data, through reports and other information supporting a moves management system for development initiatives, grants administration, and awareness initiatives.
  • Produce data driven reports and database systems technical information to all departments.
  • Create, implement, and test a disaster recovery plan for database and database applications, including a back up strategy.
  • Coordinate performance, security, regular maintenance and upgrades between database vendors and TCF. Pre-test and install new versions of database applications.
  • Support responsive grants, endowment distributions, scholarships, and donor advised fund grants through the integration of the database systems.
  • Provide prompt technical support to all employees and constituents of the Foundation.
  • Approve and post to the database systems all funds, gifts, and grants.
  • To perform other duties as assigned from the COO.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field of study is preferred.
  • Experience in a philanthropic office organization supporting grants and/or development is preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook; database experience/knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening and the ability to remember names, faces, and constituent relationship information and history. The ability to work with others in a collaborative team environment or independently.
  • An understanding of Catholic stewardship and philanthropy; ability to serve and assist others; and effectively communicate to all constituents. Must be flexible to adapt to changing needs, multiple assignments, and the ability to maintain all information highly confidential.
  • An understanding of Catholic stewardship and philanthropy; ability to serve and assist others; and effectively communicate to all constituents.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing needs, multiple assignments, and the ability to maintain all information highly confidential.
  • The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and write persuasive correspondence and memos.
  • The ability to apply common sense and carry out detailed written or oral instructions, and foresee outcomes as variables and circumstances change. Able to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Compliance with BCI&I background checks and completion of the diocese of Columbus’ Protecting God’s Children program.
  • The ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to admin@catholic-foundation.org no later than October 20, 2017.

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