[Jobposts] Database Administrator

Gutholm, James gutholmj at evergreen.edu
Wed Dec 26 19:26:51 UTC 2007

There is currently one full-time, overtime-exempt Information  
Technology Specialist 5 – Database Administrator position available  
Computing & Communications’ Network Services work unit at the Olympia  
Campus of The Evergreen State College.

Complete information is available at:

The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and  
sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful  
Pacific Northwest.  Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has  
established a national reputation for leadership in developing  
innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic  
programs.  The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, a  
graduate program, and seven public service centers that constitute a  
unique academic setting.  The College values a student-centered  
learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a  
multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff  
working together.  Current enrollment is approximately 4,500.  For  
more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or  
our website: http://www.evergreen.edu

·   Experience and training may be considered in salary placement.
·   Salary range is $4,912 to $6,446 per month.
·   A full state benefits package which includes: paid sick and  
vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental,  
life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents;  
retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental  
retirement accounts.  For more information about Evergreen's  
excellent employee benefits, please visit http://www.evergreen.edu/ 
·   After completion of the probationary period, employees are  
eligible for the tuition waiver program.

This position is responsible for enhancement, maintenance and support  
of enterprise database management systems for The Evergreen State  
College.   This position also provides expert consultation to  
programmer/analysts in the areas of programming for performance and  
security in relational database management systems.

Four years of information technology experience such as consulting,  
analyzing, designing, programming, installing and/or maintaining  
computer software applications, hardware, telecommunications, or  
network infrastructure equipment, directing projects, providing  
customer or technical support in information technology; or  
administering or supervising staff who performed work in any of these  
information technology disciplines.

·   Maintain and support mission-critical enterprise database  
management systems such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. Tasks  
include installation of vendor software, planning for database growth  
and space requirements and establishing performance measures for  
these systems.
·   Design, develop and implement on-site backup and recovery  
procedures and schedules for database management servers, including  
the development and implementation of test plans for disaster  
recovery in these areas.
·   Review data models and design specifications for security and  
performance implications.  Recommend practices and standards for  
implementation relating to these topics.
·   Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with the  
installation and maintenance of n-tier client/server applications.
·   Develop project plans for upgrades and implementations of  
Database Management Systems such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL server.
·   Plan and coordinate and perform the installation and upgrades of  
two-tier and three-tier client/server database applications (e.g.  
Banner, Resource 25, Transcript imaging).
·   Conduct capacity planning to determine institution wide needs  
associated with database applications.
·   Design consulting and development support for multi-tier  
enterprise applications particularly in the areas of systems  
interfaces and security.

·   Cross-team project leadership skill and ability.
·   Expert knowledge of and advanced skill in installing,  
configuring, tuning and supporting large-scale relational database  
management systems, server applications and structured query language  
·   Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a culturally  
diverse community with other systems specialists, programmer/ 
analysts, users and managers.
·   Expert knowledge of relational database software such as Oracle  
and Microsoft SQL Server.
·   Expert knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL).
·   Ability to rapidly learn new technologies, operating systems and  
database platforms.
·   Ability to manage high risk/high visibility projects.
·   Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and configuration.
·   Ability to solve complex technology problems.
·   Ability to work independently.
·   Ability to lead a project team.
·   Good oral and written communications skills
·   Experience supporting databases on a variety of operating systems  
such as OpenVMS, Unix and Windows.
·   Knowledge of web server Software such as Internet Information  
Server and Apache
·   Knowledge of web scripting languages such as PL/SQL, ASP, PHP and  

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